Fees + Timeline
Delegate Fee: $35
Delegation Fee: none
March 31, 2017 - Priority Registration Deadline
April 14, 2017 - Priority Country Assignments Sent Out
April 21, 2017 - Final Registration Deadline
April 28, 2017- Final Country Assignments Sent Out
Position Papers are due to chairs the day of the conference. Please email an electronic copy ahead of time and/or bring a hard copy to the first committee session, so that they can be collected. You must write a position paper on each topic in your committee's guide, unless you are specifically instructed otherwise by either this website or by your chair. For a sample position paper, please consult the delegate guide.
Saturday, May 13th, 2017
8:20 - 9:00
9:00 - 10:00
10:10 - 12:30
Committee Session I
12:30 - 1:15
1:25 - 3:30
Committee Session II
3:40 - 4:30
Hong "Henry" Kwon
Chief of Staffing Service, United Nations Office of Human Resources Management (OHRM)
Hong "Henry" Kwon joined the United Nations in December 1994 and started his UN career in the Transport, Communications, and Tourism Division in the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) as Associate Programme Officer. He was responsible for monitoring the progress of implementation of projects in the area of transport and infrastructure development in the Asia and the Pacific region, as well as for carrying out the project on advising governments on how to develop sustainable development projects in a comprehensive manner.
After four years of experience in ESCAP, he moved to the Office of Human Resources Management in UN Headquarters in New York as Compensation Officer in 1998, and since then, he has served in various areas of human resources management in different capacities at the United Nations. As the Chief of Staffing Service, he is responsible for recruitment for positions in the UN Secretariat, setting recruitment policies and procedures, developing assessment standards and tools, and implementing mobility (rotation) program.
Prior to joining the UN, Mr. Kwon worked at Hankook Tire Co. as Financial Analyst and Assistant Marketing Manager. He majored in Management with Finance concentration at Rutgers University. He is married with two daughters.