Founded in 1972, The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is responsible for aiding in the advancement of environmental law, assisting developing nations with environmental policy, and promoting environmental issues. The UNEP address a wide range of issues, including climate change, deforestation, and ecosystem management. Our topics of discussion will be 1) how to solve the problem of depleting oil and natural gas reserves and 2) global threats to marine life.
Katie is a second year considering double majoring in economics and art history. Along with four years of experience as a high school delegate, she also co-chaired at VAMUN last year. Katie is a member of the Alpha Chi Omega sorority and loves picnics on the lawn. Ask her about the great state of Maine (her homestate) or her favorite resturant on the corner. Katie is excited for an informative and fun VAMUN XXXVIII!