UN Women

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

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Marion Luc

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

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!

Rikke Udengaard

Ri is a 21-year-old Dane currently living and working in Munich. Being introduced to MUN in high school she has since done several conferences every year, however this year’s HamMUN will be her first MUN in Germany. She is looking forward to the debate in the UN Women committee and meeting all the wonderful delegates! Outside of MUN and work she likes to go on hikes and crochet - the last activity usually with a good movie or playlist playing as well.