Welcome to the Thirty-Sixth session of the Ivy League Model United Nations Conference and the beautiful city of Philadelphia. It is my pleasure to be running the Ad-Hoc Committee of the Secretary General this year alongside my dear friend Grace and we look forward to meeting you all come January!

First, just a little bit about myself. I am a senior studying Materials Science and Physics as part of the VIPER program at UPenn. I was born in New Jersey and grew up in a small suburb of New York City where I engaged in Model UN for the first time. Continuing my interests for international relations and debate in college, I joined the International Affairs Association (IAA) freshman year, spending two years on the ILMUNC Secretariat as an ASG and USG of Crisis Simulations. I have also competed on Penn’s intercollegiate travel team and staffed both high school and college Model UN conferences. This past summer I had the honor of serving as the Chief of Staff of ILMUNC Peru, experiencing South American culture and Model UN for the first time. In my free time, I enjoy playing water polo (any sport really), exploring the amazing city of Philadelphia, and hanging out with friends.

Throughout my competing experience, I have always enjoyed crisis committees the most, as they are fast paced in nature, require a lot of quick and creative thinking, and depend heavily upon the participation of all its members. I look forward to the profound solutions our Ad-Hoc delegates come up with, especially under the circumstances and debate formats unique to Ad-Hoc. Grace and I can assure you it will be a committee like no other.

Best Regards,

Veer Sobti

Crisis Director of Ad-Hoc
The 36th Ivy League Model United Nations Conference