/ cotonou model un 2019

over a warm but beautiful weekend in late february, i had the opportunity to document COTMUN 2019, a model united nations simulation conference run by the Benin Yali Alumni Association and US Embassy in Benin. brought together in ouidah, benin out of a pool of over 500 applicants, about 30, young and driven leaders learned and simulated model un caucuses. the soon to be change makers of africa, many of whom were beneficiaries of @yali_africa from benin, niger, burkina faso, mali, and nigeria, and individuals around 30 years old who have started local NGOs or are already working with larger international initiatives. 

all images © 2019 dan greenberg.

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