Laura John in NYC: Weeks 2 and 3

By · 03 October, 2014 · Features, News, Youth Representative

It’s been an action packed fortnight for Laura John in NYC.  She attended Leaders Week at the UN, listened to Tony Abbott address the General Assembly and breakfasted with the Prime Minister of the Netherlands!  She also managed to squeeze in a ball game and a visit to Coney Island.



Laura John_breakfast2

Laura attended a breakfast hosted by the UN Secretary General’s Envoy on Youth, Ahmad Alhendawi, and the Prime Minister of the Netherlands, Mark Rutte to discuss the important role of youth in the post-2015 development agenda.

Laura sat in the General Assembly to hear PM Tony Abbot deliver Australia’s national statement as part of this years Leaders’ Week. In his statement, Tony Abbott discussed Australia’s support for the UN, our contribution to peacekeeping, economic growth and development.

Laura John_UNGA Tony Abbot

In the midst of all her hard work Laura took some time out to see the New York Yankees take on the Baltimore Orioles in a game of baseball and visit Coney Island.

Laura John_ball game

Laura John_Coney Island

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