This month, the 71st Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) took place in New York. Many pressing issues were discussed including the refugee crisis. Taha, CEO of CAP, was selected to represent the cause of Safe Schools (or Education in Emergencies), as part of her role as A World at School Global Youth Ambassador, during the UNGA week.
She had the opportunity to attend numerous high-level meetings and research events. She met several world leaders, government officials, youth advocates, NGO representatives.
Below are photos from Taha’s week during the UNGA in New York:
Taha Fathima Khan (CEO of CAP) at the UN Headquarters
Taha Fathima Khan supporting SDG 4 (Quality Education) at UN Headquarters
Taha Fathima Khan with Chair of the Education Commission, UN Special Envoy for Global Education and Former British Prime Minister, Gordon Brown
Taha Fathima Khan with Nobel Peace Prize Winner (2014), Kailash Satyarthi
Taha Fathima Khan with CEO of Save the Children International; Former Prime Minister of Denmark, Helle Thorning-Schmidt
Taha Fathima Khan with CEO of edx; Professor at MIT, Anant Agarwal
Taha Fathima Khan with Chair of Global Partnership for Education; Former Australian Prime Minister, Julia Gillard
Taha Fathima Khan with Chair of Sanitation; Water for All and Former Australian Prime Minister, Kevin Rudd
Taha Fathima Khan with Maternal and Child Health Advocate, HRH Princess Sarah Zeid of Jordan
Taha Fathima Khan talking to Sarah Brown, President of Theirworld and wife of Gordon Brown
For more information about Taha’s week there, check out her blog on Huffington Post.