UN, You Know? is an online blog that allows students who have an interest in international politics and diplomacy to express themselves as journalists.

The blog is run by students with a variety of different backgrounds, letting them write about their experiences of international politics from their own unique view point.

It gives the opportunity to international students to be part of GIMUN outside of the Annual Conference. 

Thanks to a team of translators, it is possible to find all articles in both in French and in English.

Editor in Chief

Marzia Marastoni

Marzia loves travelling, Italian food, and cats. She is also really interested in writing and in politics. For this reason, she is thrilled to be the new Editor-in-Chief of the GIMUN blog which will give her the opportunity to further develop these two passions: writing about international affairs.

In 2016, she graduated summa cum laude in Philosophy and Social Sciences from Cà Foscari University in Venice. She recently came completed her MA in Political, Legal and Economic Philosophy at the University of Bern. Now she is ready to start a new adventure as a PhD candidate in International Law at the IHEID.

Her contribution to GIMUN will be bringing together her expertise and passion in philosophy, politics, and international law.


Tahir Pardhan

Tahir Pardhan, born in 1995, is a law student from Switzerland. Previously he served an apprenticeship in commerce and worked in the health insurance sector. Besides his studies and work he is interested in politics and human rights. To find a balance in life Tahir enjoys being active and is very invested in sports, especially football. After finishing his studies, he wishes to work in the field of human rights and international law.


Adam Said

To start with the big picture, Adam is a passionate and driven business innovator and ideas generator with a strong belief in the power of sustainability to bring about effective solutions in a wide range of industries and business sectors. Having lived in dark and cloudy places, like Dubai, Spain and Greece, the name of his next destination promised sunlight and warmth: UK, where he now resides, working on projects in diverse areas such as healthcare, international development and migration. Adam believes there is a solution to every problem, but more than that, his personal mission is to dig deep into every situation and creatively and collaboratively bring apt and game changing ideas to the table – ideas that add real value to an organisation - and to see these ideas brought to life to the benefit of the society.


Chiara Zannelli

Chiara is an Italian student who's passionate about migrations, human rights and fighting inequalities. After law school, she's chosen to further understand the inner workings of global politics. Therefore, she's currently enrolled in Political Science, International Relations and Human Rights course at the University of Padova. Aside from her studies, she tries to make a small difference by volunteering in humanitarian associations on a local basis. On a completely unrelated matter, she also loves music, basketball and illustrations.

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