Institute of UN Studies inaugurated in Shillong

Shillong, Dec 5 : Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma today inaugurated a Meghalaya chapter of the Institute of UN Studies offering six months diploma courses on the United Nations which would begin on December 15.

The Chief Minister said that allocation of a larger plot of land was under process and hoped that new institute would help in bridging the gap between a developing Meghalaya and a developed one.

The curriculum would cover UN bodies such as UNICEF, UNESCO, World Bank and others, officials of the institute said.