Wittenborg CEO Speaks at Event Commemorating 75 Years of United Nations

Wittenborg CEO Speaks at Event Commemorating 75 Years of United Nations

Wittenborg CEO Maggie Feng promotes Wittenborg's pillars of internationalisation, diversity and ethics at UN anniversary

Wittenborg CEO Maggie Feng was invited this month to join an online event marking 75 years of the United Nations (UN). The event highlighted 75 years of peace and freedom as well as the sustainable development goals of the UN's 2030 Agenda. Fellow speakers included the mayor of Apeldoorn, Ton Heerts, and other dignitaries, including Director International Organizations & Human Rights of Ministry of Foreign Affairs Gerard Steeghs and Climate Envoy for the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Marcel Beukeboom.

Feng showcased the actions WUAS has taken the past few years to make the world more connected via its international classrooms. Wittenborg is one of the most international institutions of higher education in the Netherlands.

Meanwhile, Wittenborg student, Niloufar Abouheidari, set up a student team for UNICEF  in Apeldoorn earlier this year. UNICEF is the United Nations Children's Fund responsible for providing humanitarian and developmental aid to children worldwide.

The video, which is completely in Dutch, posted on Youtube, includes Feng's presentation of Wittenborg, (in Dutch) towards the end.

75 jaar Verenigde Naties, 75 jaar Vrede & Vrijheid

WUP 27/10/2020
by James Wittenborg
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