The UNYANET Board Members 2016-2017 are:


pauPau Petit (UN Association of Spain-Youth Section) studying MA in European Studies: Economics, Politics and Society in Geneva. Pau has attended his first MUN conference in 2010. Since then, he has been active at several international MUNs and within the UN Association of Spain-Youth Section, before joining UNYANET as one of the founding fathers in 2011. Pau is interested in diplomacy, languages and cultures. Also, he is a passionate traveller.

Contact: pau.petit[at]

Marusa Rus (UN Association of Slovenia-Youth Section)
Contact: marusa.rus[at]

Officer of Finance
Anna-Katharina Deininger (UN Youth Association of Austria)

Fundraising Officer
P1060467 Sabina Dalipova (UN Youth Association of Switzerland) is studying at the University of Geneva. She became involved in politics during high school (PLR) and represented her school in Neuchâtel Youth Parliament and in the Consulting Commission of her school board. These experiences increased her enthusiasm for becoming part of a larger movement because groups that gather a wide range of young people are a great opportunity to exchange ideas and help shape the world. Before becoming Fundraising Officer at UNYANET, Sabina has been treasurer of a swiss web radio, Swiss UN Delegate at the ECOSOC in New York and is also the former Vice-President of United Nations Youth Association Switzerland. Contact: sabina.dalipova[at]

Public Relations
Julia Kuester-Claus (UN Youth Association of Germany)

Social Media Manager

denisDenis Muchiri (UN Youth Association of Norway)

Originally from Kenya, but grown up in Norway. Apart of UNYANET, he is a student in Bodø. He is studying Human Resources Management at North University. Earlier he studied business, innovation, technology and environmental politics. Moreover, he  has also been involved in student politics at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology.




MUN Officer and Advice Officer

Manuel_photoManuel Liu (UN Youth Association of Germany) is a 4th year student in Philosophy and China Studies at the University of Cologne in Germany. Since his first MUN conference in 2013, he’s been working on numerous MUN projects and in the UN Youth Association of Germany. This led to his joining of UNYANET in 2015. Given his bilingual background, he is passionate about international relations, diplomacy and all things China.
Contact: manuel.liu[at]

Internal Communications Officer
Ruben Tumert Hansen (UN Youth Association of Norway)