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Safa S. Salem

Secretary General

Safa is a rising senior at Harvard studying history, science, and global health. She’s originally from a Palestinian village in East Jerusalem, but she grew up in Cleveland, Ohio. Safa has been involved in Model UN since high school. At Harvard, she has served as the Head Delegate of Harvard’s traveling Model UN team and has staffed HMUN, HNMUN, HMUN India, and WorldMUN. She cannot wait to meet delegates in Dubai!

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Klaus J. Ashorn

Director General

Klaus is a rising senior at Harvard studying applied mathematics and economics. He’s originally from Helsinki, Finland, though he went to high school in Hong Kong. On campus, Klaus is most heavily involved in the International Relations Council. By HMUN Dubai 2020, he will have staffed ten other Harvard conferences, including as an Under-Secretary-General of our college conference, HNMUN.

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Pedro L. C. Farias

Under Secretary General for Committees

Pedro is a rising senior at Harvard from Brasília, Brazil. He is studying Applied Mathematics in Economics with a secondary in Computer Science and a citation in German. Other than HMUN Dubai, Pedro is President of the Harvard International Relations Council and has helped to organize high school and college MUN conferences in Boston, Brazil, India, Peru, Mexico, the Dominican Republic, and Japan. Outside of MUN, Pedro loves exploring financial markets and cycling.

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John L. Nugent

Under Secretary General for Finance and Operations

John is a rising junior at Harvard studying english and economics. He’s originally from New York, NY, but currently resides with his family in Washington, D.C. John is involved in the International Relations Council, having served as a director for both HMUN and HMUN China. Outside of the IRC, John plays on the Harvard Club Soccer Team as a center midfielder, and works as a summer proctor for Harvard College.

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Nadine S. Bahour

Under Secretary General for Administration

Nadine is a rising sophomore at Harvard undecided on a concentration. She was born and raised in Ramallah, Palestine. Nadine has been involved in Model UN throughout middle and high school. At Harvard, she was an assistant director and a director at HMUN 2019 and 2020. Beyond MUN, Nadine is involved in the UNICEF club and the Palestine Solidarity Committee. She is very excited for HMUN Dubai 2020 and cannot wait to meet everyone!

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