Economics and Social Council

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Issue 801

Addressing the social implications of illicit financial flows

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Issue 802

Supporting the economic recovery of LEDC countries amidst global trade disruptions

President

Allison Chen (KAS)

Greetings, delegates!

My name is Allison Chen, a senior from Kaohsiung American School. I am beyond excited to serve as your ECOSOC President at the 13th annual STMUN conference. This will be my third time chairing and the eighth conference that I will be attending. Since joining Model United Nations in tenth grade, I have opened myself up to so many new experiences and perspectives. Moreover, I realized how I have found my voice through the roles I have assumed in MUN conferences. I remember my first MUN conference being a large General Assembly 3 committee and how consumed I was by my own nervousness. It was when I received encouragement from my chair that I realized how important this position is. I hope that I can also influence my delegates the same way I was impacted. I look forward to meeting each and everyone of you and furthering our MUN journey together. Outside of MUN, I am an Economics nerd (coincidence?), binge watching Jacob Clifford all day. Before you judge me, I do also watch other Netflix shows! I have been doing taekwondo for 7 years, and I enjoy singing and playing the piano. Enough about me, please feel free to message me, introduce yourself, and ask any questions or concerns you have! See you soon!

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Deputy President

Maya Braunstein (HCAS)

Hello delegates,
My name is Maya Braunstein, a sophomore at Hsinchu County American School and I am very honored to be your deputy chair for the Environmental and Social Committee. I started my MUN journey just last year, with my first conference being an online conference, THIMUN Singapore. I have also attended HIMUN and TAIMUN and STMUN will be my first time chairing. I enjoy MUN because I am able to learn about world issues and learn different perspectives on how to fix them. I also enjoy MUN because it gives you the opportunity to meet people from all different backgrounds. As this is my first time chairing, I strive to be open and available and offer any help and support that is needed. To the new delegates, I hope this conference will be enjoyable and a good first experience that leaves you wanting more! To the returning delegates, I hope this can be a memorable conference where you can use your past skills to further improve! All in all, I am looking forward to an enjoyable conference that will leave everyone with life long memories! I’m excited to meet everyone in December!