UN Women – Beginner Committee

A UN organisation dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women, UN Women supports UN Member States in implementing policies and programs to achieve equal participation for women in all aspects of life. UN Women’s work focuses on increasing women’s leadership, ending violence against women, engaging women in all aspects of peace and security processes, enhancing women’s economic empowerment and making gender equality central to national development.

Topic 1: Empowering Women in Post-Conflict Recovery

Topic 2: Supporting Women in Times of Climate Change

Your UN Women Chairs

Teja Dobnik - Headshot

Teja Dobnik

Teja has become a part of MUN community soon after she started her Bachelors of International Relations at Ljubljana’s Faculty of Social Sciences. She fell in love with the role of a delegate, passionately defending her country, after attending MUNs southern of the Slovenian border. After getting a taste of what presiding over a committee feels like, she went on to be a chair at different conferences across Europe. She successfully helped to organize MUNSC Salient 2018 as the Deputy Project Manager, will be serving as the President of MUN Slovenia Club from October 2018 and also as the Project Manager for MUNSC Salient 2019.

Besides MUNing she enjoys good old 70s music ranging from frisky disco rhythms to powerful rock songs, talking about anything related to the DC Universe, learning random historical facts and binge reading Oscar Wilde.

Waleed Shahid - Headshot

Waleed Shahid

Hailing from Lahore, Pakistan, Waleed is a senior at National University of Computer & Emerging Sciences; majoring in Business Administration. For him, it is a matter of mammoth honour to serve as a Chair for 2nd consecutive time at OxIMUN to be held at University of Oxford. Previously, Waleed have had the honour of chairing at 17 Model UN conferences nationally. Currently, Waleed is serving as the Public Speaking Instructor at Lahore College of Arts & Sciences (LACAS) and Lahore Grammar School (LGS). In his years ahead, he plans onto pursuing Diplomatic roles for his country’s Foreign Office.

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