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Indonesia Employee’s Son a Model Delegate

Perth, Australia

Ken Matahari, son of Newmont's head of Expatriate Affairs in Indonesia, was one of 16 students handpicked from Australian universities to attend the Harvard National Model United Nations International Youth Conference this spring in Boston, Massachusetts.

Indonesia Employee’s Son a Model DelegateThe conference brought more than 3,000 students and faculty together from colleges and universities globally to simulate the activities of the United Nations and experience the challenges of international negotiation and diplomacy.


Newmont Asia Pacific sponsored a portion of Matahari's two-week international affairs study trip, which included visits to Capitol Hill and meetings with the International Peace Institute, the United Nations Program on Youth, the Permanent Forum on Indigenous issues, Human Rights Watch, and UNICEF.


"This has been an amazing experience and I am extremely grateful to everyone involved in making this possible," Matahari said. "I had the unparalleled opportunity to engage with some of the most inspiring, informed young people from around the globe on a multitude of international issues."


September 15, 2010