United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)
The United Nations Economic and Social Council is the UN’s central platform for proposing innovative ideas on sustainable development. ECOSOC functions with a variety of stakeholders in mind; policymakers, parliamentarians, academics, business sector representatives, and over 3,200 NGOs and hosts a forum where sustainable development can be achieved through productive dialogue between the parties involved.
Introducing your chairs...
Aidan is a third-year student at the University of Warwick, studying Economics, Politics and International Studies. Although born in Malaysia, he has lived overseas for the majority of his life, specifically in Scotland and later the United Arab Emirates. His first involvement in MUN was in Grade 9, and has gained experience across the MUN circuit as a Delegate, Chair, and Secretariat member. Outside of MUN and his Degree, he can usually be found either drumming, discovering new music, or scrolling through random Wikipedia articles online.
Oliver is in his second year reading Philosophy, Politics and Economics at Exeter College. He grew up in Boston in the United States, and has been involved in MUN for almost nine years, attending, chairing, and organizing conferences all over the United States. He volunteered to help with OXIMUN last year, and is excited to chair ECOSOC during this year’s conference.
Outside of MUN, Oliver has worked in both the UK House of Commons and in American state-level government. He also loves theatre, whether it is as an actor, director or audience member.