CHAIR: GRACE RECTOR
approximate committee size: 44 (double delegation)
The Arab League is the diplomatic stage for all conflicts, disputes, economic and cultural matters to unravel. The purpose of the League is to “draw closer the relations between member States and coordinate their political activities with the aim of realizing a close collaboration between them, to safeguard their independence and sovereignty” (Pact of Arab League). In this committee issues of culture, economics, and social welfare will be discussed with the goal of unity and interconnectedness among Arab countries. It is the duty of the Arab League to ensure that stability can be reached and that prosperity can come to our region.
Unequal Education on the Basis of Gender (Sexism in Education)
background guide coming soon
NAIMUN strives to provide every delegate with a well-rounded, educational, and enjoyable experience. The learning objectives for the Arab League are as follows. Delegates will gain:
A thorough understanding of the complex region of the Middle East and North Africa as seen from different perspectives.
Experience engaging realistic issues with effective, innovative responses
The skills needed to collaborate with other delegates in the committee to create comprehensive solutions.
About the Chair
Grace Rector is a member in the class of 2021 in Georgetown's Walsh School of Foreign Service. She is majoring in Culture and Politics with a concentration in Global Education and a minor in Education, Inquiry. Grace hails from Los Angeles, California and misses the 70 degree weather; however, she has loved her time at the hilltop and even had her first snow day in 2017. She has been involved in Model UN for six years, and has competed with Georgetown's travel team in addition to staffing NCSC and NAIMUN. Grace served as the Director of Philanthropy for NAIMUN LVI and also served as Director of Outreach for Georgetown's International Relations Club. Outside of Model United Nations, Grace works at the Beeck Center for Social Impact and serves as the Campus Representative for the Clinton Global Initiative University. In her free time, Grace loves to sing, explore DC, and practice her Arabic and Spanish skills. Fun fact about Grace: She has been to Morocco 3 times, and it is her favorite country in the world; she speaks conversational Modern Standard Arabic and is fluent in Spanish.