UN Women


(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.

Level: Beginners

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

Chair E-Mail: un.women@hammun.de


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!

Marion Luc

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!

Dhwani Goel

Leo is a 26 year old student of Environmental Economics at the University of Kiel, Germany, and is currently working on his thesis to finish his masters. He has been part of the MUN-world ever since 2014. During this time he has attended more than 30 conferences on four continents. His most memorable experience however was his own stint as HamMUN SecGen in 2016. This year’s HamMUN will be his tenth time he has been a chair. He is very much looking forward to an awesome conference.

Leonard Heberer