Committees

Special Political and Decolonization Committee

Hello Delegates!

Welcome to JHUMUNC 2015, and more specifically, to SPECPOL! My name is Lauren- Elise Villone and I am a second year Film & Media Studies and French double major at Hopkins. Including this year’s JHUMUNC conference, I have participated in fourteen MUN events at the high school and ...

Joint Crisis Committee: Democratic National Committee 2016

Dear Delegates,

Welcome to the JCC: Democratic National Committee! I am David Oh, and I will be your chair for this committee at JHUMUNC 2015. I am from Bellevue, Washington and was a concert pianist and cellist for thirteen and nine years, respectively. I am an avid fan of the ...

Advisory Panel to the Security Council

Dear Experts,

My name is Crystal Lee and I’m incredibly excited to be the chair for the Advisory Panel for JHUMUNC 2015! I was born in Hong Kong, and grew up in Shanghai, China, where I attended an international school for expatriates. In high school, I was highly involved ...

Quadrumvirate: Kashmir 1995: Kashmir

Dear Delegates,

Welcome to JHUMUNC 2015! My name is David Cui and I will be the chair of the Quadrumvirate Kashmir committee. My hometown is Westfield, New Jersey, a relatively small and peaceful town. I am currently a sophomore in the Johns Hopkins University and plan to double major in ...

Quadrumvirate: Kashmir 1995: China

Committee Topics:

TBD

Quadrumvirate: Kashmir 1995: India

Dear Esteemed Delegates,

It is my distinct honor and pleasure to welcome you to JHUMUNC 2015! My name is Richard Kidney and I will be your chair for the Quadrumvirate’s India Committee. This year’s conference is gearing up to be an exciting experience and I look forward to ...

United Nations Security Council

Dear Delegates,

I am incredibly excited to welcome you to the United Nations Security Council here at JHUMUNC 2015. My name is Agni Bhattacharya, and I look forward to meeting you over a rewarding course of three days filled with inspirational debate and much positive energy! To briefly introduce myself ...

Press Corps

Press Corps is responsible for documenting and reporting on all the goings-on during JHUMUNC, both during committee sessions and after hours. Delegates will each represent one of five different news agencies from all over the world and across different types of media: The Onion, Al Jazeera, BBC, New York Times ...

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

Dear Delegates,

Welcome to the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime committee at JHUMUNC 2015! My name is Tiffany Chan and I have the pleasure of serving as your Chair. I am a rising sophomore at Johns Hopkins University studying psychology and bioethics, and I hope to be a ...

World Health Organization (2075)

Dear Delegates,

Hi and welcome to the Johns Hopkins Model United Nations Conference 2015! My name is Jess Fong and I am the chair the World Health Organization 2075. I am also the Director of GA Committees for this year’s conference. I’m a senior at Johns Hopkins (nearly ...

World Bank

Dear Delegates,

Hi and welcome to the Johns Hopkins Model United Nations Conference 2015! My name is Kevin Wells and I’ll be your chair for the World Bank. I’m originally from Cape Coral, Florida, this little city in Southwest Florida that keeps making national news for the weirdest ...

Mayflower Compact (1620)

Distinguished Delegates, My name is Max Roberts and I will be your chair for the Mayflower Compact. I look forward to meeting all of you at JHUMUNC 2015, and the great debates that will follow. By the time of the conference, I’ll be in my senior year at Johns ...

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)

Dear Distinguished Delegates,

Welcome to JHUMUNC 2015 and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development! My name is Madison Gaudreau and I will be serving as your committee chair throughout the course of the conference. I am a sophomore here at Johns Hopkins from Long Island, New York. Currently ...

Historical General Assembly 1956

Dear Delegates,

Welcome to JHUMUNC 2015! My name is Cameron Donahue and I’ll be the Chair for Historical General Assembly during the conference. Although I grew up in sunny Southern California, I am now a junior at Johns Hopkins University where I am double majoring in History and Latin ...

Summit on Cybercrime and Cyberwarfare

Dear JHUMUNC Delegates,

Welcome to the Summit on Cybercrime and Cyberwarfare at JHUMUNC XVIII! My name is Angela Roller. I’m from Fairfax, Virginia and am currently studying Public Health, Computer Science, and Entrepreneurship and Management in my third year at Johns Hopkins University. I have been involved with Model ...

Future Security Council

Dear Distinguished Delegates,

My name is Odysseas Drosos and I will be your Chair for the Future Security Council committee for JHUMUNC 2015. I come from Greece and I am an international student at Johns Hopkins University majoring in Chemical and Bio-molecular engineering, as well as a pre-med student. I ...

Erdogan Cabinet 2013

Dear Distinguished Delegates,

Hello and Welcome to JHUMUNC 2015! My name is Mira Haqqani and I will be chairing Prime Minister Erdogan’s Cabinet at JHUMUNC this year! I grew up in Pakistan, a small country located on the outskirts of the Middle East, and have thus developed a love ...

The International Criminal Court

The International Criminal Court (or ICC) is a permanent international tribunal, established for the purpose of hearing and trying the most serious crimes of concern to the international community, including genocide, crimes against humanity, and other war crimes. Over the course of the trial, the court’s twenty-one esteemed Judges ...

G20 Summit 2015

Dear Distinguished Delegates,

My name is Charles Jie, and I have the pleasure of being your chair for the G-20 Summit 2015! I hail from the small town of Clarks Summit, PA, though I’ve lived in a variety of localities, ranging from Beijing to North Carolina and West Virginia ...

Joint Crisis Committee: Republican National Committee 2016

Dear Delegates,

Welcome to JHUMUNC 2015! My name is Nitin Nainani, and I am very excited to be your chair for JCC: Republican National Committee 2016. I'm currently a Junior from Richmond, Virginia, studying International Studies and Political Science, with concentrations in South Asian Studies and American Politics respectively ...

UNESCO

Dear Distinguished Delegates,

Welcome to JHUMUNC 2015 and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) committee! My name is Emily Herman and I’m a rising sophomore at Johns Hopkins. I’m studying Creative Writing and Political Science and am originally from Princeton, New Jersey. I worked on ...

African Union

Dear Delegates,

Welcome to the African Union committee at the Johns Hopkins University Model UN Conference 2015! My name is Jen Aufill, (pronounced Au-phil) and I am very excited to be serving as your Chair this year. Joining me are Annaka Stoeckel and Austin Clayton, who will be your dais ...

Legal

Dear Distinguished Delegates,

Welcome to the fifteenth session of JHUMUNC! My name is Victoria Laney and I will be your chair for the Legal Committee 2015. I am currently a junior majoring in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, with an interest in minoring in Spanish. I was born in Washington DC ...

UN Human Rights Council

Dear Distinguished Delegates, Welcome to JHUMUNC 2015! I am so excited to meet you all. My name is Ivana Gutierrez and I am from Hamden, Connecticut, which is a town in the New Haven County. I will be starting my junior year as a double major in International Relations and ...

Commission on the North Korean Crisis

Dear Honorable Delegates, My name is Eric Ong and I am the Director of ECOSOC as well as the Chair for the Commission on the North Korean Crisis. I would first like to welcome all of you to JHUMUNC 2015! I am really excited for this year’s conference and ...

Commission for Social Development

Hello delegates!

My name is Stephen Witkiewicz and I’m the chair of the Commission for Social Development, the Novice Committee for JHUMUNC 2015. I’m from Chazy Lake, New York and am currently a senior here at Hopkins. I am pursuing a double major in Chemistry and Film and ...

United Nations Economic/Social Commission for Asia/Pacific

Dear Distinguished Delegates,

Welcome to the Eighteenth Session of JHUMUNC!

My name is Danny Jeon, and I will be chairing the United Nations Economic and Social Commission on Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) along with Philip Lin and Charlotte Butash, who will be your dais staff. I am currently a ...

United Nations Environment Programme (2050)

Dear Delegates,

Welcome to JHUMUNC 2015! My name is Liam Murphy and I will be your chair for the UN Environment Program 2050. I am currently a sophomore at Johns Hopkins, studying International Studies, and considering minors in German and History. On campus I take part in a program called ...

DISEC

Committee Topics:

Topic 1: BioChemical Terrorism

Topic 2: Militarization of the Arctic

Department of Homeland Security 2001

Dear Distinguished Delegates,

Welcome to the Eighteenth Session of JHUMUNC! My name is Callie Plapinger, and I am your chair for the 2015 War on Terror: Birth of the Department of Homeland Security. I am from Boston, Massachusetts, and I am a junior at Hopkins. Besides being involved with JHUMUNC ...