UNESCO

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The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization is is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) aimed at promoting world peace and security through international cooperation in education, arts, sciences, and culture.

UNESCO works in 193 countries and territories, and assists in the translation and dissemination of world literature, helps establish and secure World Heritage Sites of cultural and natural importance, works to bridge the worldwide digital divide, and creates inclusive knowledge societies through information and communication.

This committee is an beginners level committee, so take part in protecting the world's wonders!

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Topics

1. Integration of Affordable Technology to Improve Education in Developing Countries

2. Protecting Cultural Sites from the Effects of Climate Change

Chairs

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Kyriakos Chatziefthymiadis

 

Kyriakos is a second-year Business Administration student at the Athens University of Economics and Business. He began participating at MUN conferences since high school and has not taken a break ever since. When not in an MUN, you can either spot him at his second home - the airport - or reading a huge accounting textbook. He feels really proud  that he just joined the board of his university’s MUN club . He looks forward to seeing you in Tel Aviv for this amazing conference!

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María José Gracia Ontiveros 

My name is Majo and I'm 22 years old, originally I'm from Mexico, but I currently live in Spain since I'm studying a double degree in International Relations + Humanities at Universidad Francisco de Vitoria in Madrid. I'm really excited to be chairing the UNESCO Committee and can't wait to meet you all!!

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Aparnaa Murugavel 

My name is Aparnaa, and I am pursuing my degree in Commerce in Chennai, India. Having participated in several MUNs, I have gained a better understanding of transnational issues from the perspectives of different countries. Model UN has provided me with systems to sharpen my researching, debating, negotiating, and leadership skills. In my free time, I watch crime mystery shows on Netflix. A fun tidbit about me is that I am an avid traveller and a huge adrenaline junkie. Looking forward to seeing you all in Tel Aviv!