We have put together the most amazing team of MUN enthusiasts to bring you CologneMUN 2019!
We can’t wait to introduce everybody to you – starting on December 3rd, 2018.
Irina is 24 years old and a third-year law student at the University of Cologne. In order to improve her public speaking skills, she started doing MUN during high school and thereby discovered her passion for debating and international relations. Since then she has participated in several MUNs. Organizing the second edition of CologneMUN is her biggest challenge so far.
She is very eager and motivated to work hard to enable another unforgettable conference.
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Chief of Staff
Fun fact: Sonia loves everything spanish and drinks coffee 24/7.
Shawki Alsayed Ali
“Honorable Chair, Honorable Delegates. The delegation of … “ That is the first thing Shawki learned in his first MUN conference in 2013 and he has been hooked ever since.
As an electrical engineer currently working on his PhD, MUN conferences are as far away from his line of work as it can be. He first learned about MUN organizations through a local MUN chapter called ALMUN (Arab League Model United Nations) in Cairo University, Egypt. He joined ALMUN in the fall of 2012 and his enthusiasm for MUN has been ignited since then.
As a team member academics, Shawki is passionately working with the secretariats team on delivering a non-forgettable CologneMUN 2019 conference. He will be passing on his experience and knowledge to the delegates on matters like how to correctly present the arguments in a UN manner, how to properly represent the country of the delegation, how to write a draft resolution and much more.
Shawki doesn’t always to to MUN – but when he does, it’s legendary.
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Victoria holds the position of the “Under Director General for Applications“ and is currently in her third semester of business studies at the University of Cologne. As a member of the organizing team for the graduation ceremony of the Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences and part of the Supporting Team of the World Business Dialogue she knows what it takes to organise international conferences. Even though she does not have previous MUN experience, she is very excited about staging a unique CologneMUN 2019 Conference that unites delegates from all over the world and encourages them to share their visions for a better future.
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Miriam Holtkamp is 22 years old and studies Social Sciences and Europe in global changeat the University of Siegen. She started her MUN career in 2015 at the SiegMUN and has participated in different MUNs including the SiegMUN, the NMUN in New York and the first edition of CologneMUN in 2018. The countries she represented are from Portugal to the DR Congo to the DPRK very divers. She enjoys MUNs and wants to work in this field after her graduation to promote human rights and political education.
Currently Adar is studying law at the University of Cologne, where he have discovered his passion for MUN at the very first CologneMUN conference in 2018. MUN for Adar means discussing international politics on a high academic and quite realistic level. Also, it is very inspiring to meet young people from all over the world who are passionate about the United Nations. Discussing with them gives one great intercultural experience and an insight how diplomacy and mutual understanding works. Attending a MUN is great fun for Adar and leads hopefully to many MUN friendships!
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Anke is a 23 year old social science student at the University of Cologne. She is currently finishing her bachelor’s degree to work as an intern at the Daimler AG in spring.
After the participation at the first initial MUN in Cologne, she developed a passion for the whole process . She enjoys meeting people from all over the world to engage with new cultures and broaden her horizons. Joining the secretariat probably becomes a wonderful experience for her and for all students being part of the next Cologne MUN 2019!
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Tobias is a 19-year-old student of Social Sciences at the University of Cologne. As a Team Member Fundraising he supports UDG Anke in her effort gathering funds to support the Cologne MUN.
Tobias was always actively engaged during his time in school and is now looking for new opportunities and projects, which the Cologne MUN now became a big part of.
Yannik is a 22 year old student at the University of Cologne. He attends the bachelor program Social Sciences at the Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences with the purpose of extending his knowledge about theories and concepts of society and politics. After participation at the first Cologne MUN in 2018, Yannik is pleased in taking part in the CologneMUN Secretariat for the Cologne MUN 2019. He believes that attending MUNs is the best training ground to experience not just personal advancement but also intercultural growth. Different countries and cultures have always appealed to him. He is an open-minded and flexible person that respects and values other cultures and opinions.
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Logistics Team – Anton Falk
Anton is studying physics in his second semester at the University of Cologne. In high school he participated in multiple Model United Nations conferences and organized two conferences in his hometown Hamburg. Now he is part of the logistics team of Cologne Modell United Nations
Logistics Team – Lavinya Öncü
Lavinya was born and raised where other people spend their holidays: The aegean coast of Turkey. Because of her multicultural background she lived, worked and studied both in Germany and Turkey. Currently, she is a 21-year-old Social Sciences student in her third year of her B.Sc in Cologne. Since Lavinya is passionate about international environments and relationships you can see her taking part in several international projects. As a member of the Logistics she wants your Cologne MUN experience to become an unforgettable one.
Logistics Team – Robert Völker
Robert is 22 years old and currently studying Business Administration in his last semester at the University of Cologne. As a member of Team Logistics, he will help to ensure a smooth and well-planned conference that will provide you with an unforgettable experience in Cologne. Personally, Robert had the opportunity to study
abroad in Tokyo and Lisbon and to be a delegate at student conferences in Cologne, Bangkok and Tokyo. However, he is keen to be in the Secretariat this time and to be responsible for organizational aspects. It is Robert’s first Model United Nations conference to be part of and he is counting the days to welcome you in the beautiful city of Cologne!
UDG Public Relations
Miriam started her MUN career during her studies at Cologne’s law faculty and represented Cologne MUN Society as president of the board for a year. During that time, Irina worked as her PR director so Miriam decided to return the favor and be part of CologneMUN 2019 as UDG Public Relations.
Miriam currently gets her PhD at the University of Mannheim but is eager to bring her experience and contacts into her hometown conference. She is excited to share the entire journey with all of you through social media and would love to see you in Cologne in October 2019!
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Paula is a second-year law student at the University of Cologne. Before her law studies she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Intermedia. During school she took the chance to participate in a number of exchanges, e.g. in New Zealand, France and Jordan. Now at the MUN she is passionate about new challenges, international relations and global topics. She is a member of Team PR.