(United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women)
UN Women is an United Nations entity that works with governments and civil society on laws, policies, and programmes focused on women’s rights. It is an entity that is focused on gender equality and women empowerment with the goal of making the Sustainable Development Goals a reality for women and girls. Furthermore, it works within the UN system to advance gender equality.
Number of Delegates: 40 Delegates
Topic A: Ensuring safer and fairer workplaces for women
Topic B: Providing better access to healthcare for women living in refugee camps
Marion is a 22 years old master’s student. She studies political sciences majoring in Gender studies at the university of Toulouse and is currently interning with an NGO in Paris. She started her MUN journey in 2016 at LyonMUN and has since then participated in several conferences in Europe. This will be her third time chairing a conference and her second time chairing HamMUN. She had such a great time last year that she absolutely wanted to come back this year. Her hobbies include reading, going to the movies and socialising. She’s very much looking forward to a fun conference!
Dhwani Goel is a student of BSc International Relations and Organizations at Leiden University Campus The Hague. Originally from India, she lived in Indonesia for a while before moving to The Netherlands. At her university, Dhwani actively represents student interests as member of the Program Board. She enjoys Netflix, going to the gym and taking a nap whenever she has a chance. She has been doing MUN conferences since 2016 and HamMUN will be her second time chairing. Dhwani believes that MUN should be a learning process rather than a competition. She is excited to chair UN Women and make it the most fantastic committee of this edition!