Position Papers are due October 10th, at 11:59pm. Please group your Position Papers in a folder by delegation and email them to sg@gsumun.org

Committee Overview

About Your Dais

Adeleke Abidoye - Director

Abidoye “Leke” Adeleke will be serving as the Director of the Security Council for GSUMUN 2017. He graduated from Georgia State with a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science and a MBA in International Business. As part of GSUMUN staff, he has formerly served as the Rapporteur for the Security Council (2013) and the Assistant Director for the General Assembly Plenary (2014), and Director of the PeaceBuilding Commission (2015). Leke’s particular interests in topics include international peace and security, as well as global human rights. He looks forward to hearing solutions to global problems brought before the committee.

Sonia Qureshi - Assistant Director

Sonia Qureshi will be your Assistant Director for Security Council. Ms. Qureshi is a junior at Georgia State University pursing a Bachelors degree in Sociology. She is a Model UNer by day with the experience of three conferences, GSUMUN '16, SRMUN '16 & NMUN '17 and a certified makeup-artist by night at Sephora. As a hobby, Ms. Qureshi enjoys editing videos and creating content for Youtube and other social media platforms. Her passions include artistry, traveling, photography, fashion and many other things. Ms. Qureshi was a Rapporteur in last year's GSUMUN Security Council and is humbled to be an Assistant Director this year. In addition to being the AD, she is responsible for implementing the crisis in collaboration with the Crisis Committee. Ms. Qureshi is looking forward to working with students to bring out the best delegates within themselves by challenging them to perfect the art of negotiations and diplomacy in every step of this conference.

Asna Ashfaq - Assistant Director

Asna Ashfaq will be your Assistant Director for the Security Council. Ms. Ashfaq is also responsible for implementing the crisis in collaboration with the Crisis Committee. Ms. Ashfaq is a second year pursing her Bachelor’s in Political Science with a concentration in International Affairs. This will be her first year competing in Model UN and she is excited to be one of the Assistant Directors for the Security Council. In her free time she enjoys traveling, reading and trying new foods. In addition to Model UN she is a Student Assistant for the Office of International Initiatives where she helps coordinate the IPA events. Ms. Ashfaq is looking forward to all the hard work and ideas the delegates will bring into their committees.

Tariq Islam - Assistant Director

Tariq Islam is a rising third-year Biology major who plans to pursue a career in Medicine. Furthermore, Mr. Islam hopes to earn his B.S. in 2019, a year earlier than originally anticipated. Tariq joined the Georgia State Model UN Team in the Spring of 2017 during the first year of his undergraduate degree, and he competed in his first University National Model UN Competition that same semester. Prior to Georgia State University, Mr. Islam was a member of his high school Model UN team for four years. In addition to the Model UN Team, Mr. Islam is an Honors College Scholar and a Member of the Executive Board for Young Democrats. Mr. Islam is also a student researcher in a Microbiology Lab at Georgia State University. Despite being involved in various academic activities, Mr. Islam practices music with various groups around campus, plays sports such as soccer and rugby, and travels to experience new cultures especially those which allow him to stay proficient in the French language.

About Your Committee

Type: 2 Delegates/Delegation
Full Size: 15 Member States
Expected Size: 15 Member States
Level: Advanced
Director: Adeleke Abidoye
Assistant Director: Sonia Qureshi
Assistant Director: Asna Ashfaq
Assistant Director: Tariq Islam
# of Topics: Open Topics
Email: seccouncil17gsumun@gmail.com

Committee Resources

Background Guide

Rules of Procedure

Delegate Resource Guide

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