Secretariat and Committees

The Secretariat

Angel González García

Secretary General

Angel is the product of the enormous impact that Model United Nations Conferences can have on young people. Having participated in more than 30 MUNs since 2006, Angel is a 27 year-old Dominican young man who has dedicated his professional, academic, and personal lives to international law and relations, and most notably, to the work of the United Nations. His life’s passion is to contribute with the sustainable development of global communities from an international perspective. In 2018, he obtained his Master 2 Degree in International Economic Law, from Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas. Before this master degree, he previously obtained a Bachelor of Laws from the Universidad Iberoamericana (UNIBE), in Santo Domingo; a Master of International Affairs (MIA) with a dual-degree from the Instituto Global de Altos Estudios en Ciencias Sociales (IGLOBAL), in Santo Domingo, and from the Instituto Universitario de Investigación Ortega y Gasset (IUIOG), in Madrid, Spain; and a Diplôme Supérieur d’Université (equivalent to a Master 1 degree) in Public International Law, from Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas, in Paris France.

His experience in the MUN world has helped him to travel to several countries around the globe, and to meet and have friends from all different continents. Angel is member of the United Nations Association of the Dominican Republic (UNA-DR), participated as Youth Delegate of the Dominican Republic in the 2016 UNCTAD Youth Forum, in Nairobi, Kenya, was the First Runner-Up of the 2016 Youth National Award of the Dominican Republic, served as Secretary-General of the Tenth Edition of the International Conference of the Americas (CILA 2014), the largest MUN in Latin America and the Caribbean, and was a member of the Permanent Delegation of the Dominican Republic to UNESCO from 2017 to 2018. Last, but not least, his accomplishments and teamwork skills led him to serve as the Deputy Secretary-General of GhentMUN 2018 and to become this year’s Secretary-General. He fluently speaks English, Spanish, French and Italian.

As Secretary-General of the second edition of GhentMUN, he has pledged to work every single day, along with the Secretariat, to make of GhentMUN an excellent experience for all its participants.

 

 

 

MD Khairul Hassan Ratul

Deputy Secretary General

Ratul is a student from Bangladesh, and is currently majoring in Electrical and Electronics Engineering after previously obtaining a 4 years Diploma degree in Electronics Engineering.

He has got experience in MUN affairs and is also engaged in organizing MUN’s in Bangladesh and Poland. In addition, he has also participated in various International MUN conferences as Delegate and Chair. Moreover, in his MUN journey, he has traveled to several countries around the globe and has met and has friends from all different countries. Recently, he worked at United Nations Information Center at Dhaka as a full-time Intern from September to December 2018. He has got a variety of communication and public relations initiative. And finally has excellent communication skills and a very friendly personality which is only enhanced by his natural leadership qualities.

 

 

 

Committees

ECOSOC (Beginner):

Water, a human right versus its privatisation

 

UN General Assembly (Beginner):

Setting up a framework to discuss climate refugees

 

European Council (Beginner):

Countering the upcoming water scarcity, securing clean water and sanitation for all

 

Security Council (Expert):

Drought and water crisis as a threat to international security

 

UNWomen: Commission on the Status of Women (Intermediate)

Water shortage and its effect on the status of women

International Court of Justice (ICJ)

Justice and Human Rights