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Commission on Science and Technology for Development 

The Commission on Science and Technology for Development Committee, established in the 1992, is responsible for keeping the UN and its policies up to date with the ever-changing scientific and technological advancements of today. This committee often addresses ways that technology can be implemented to better monitor and aid its member countries, especially those considered to still be developing. Through discussions held within the CSTD, the UN has received guidance through the internet age and beyond, and they will continue to be the leading forum of technological discussion in policy making.

Meghan Drane

Meghan Drane is a freshman Educational Neuroscience major from Mandeville, Louisiana. While this is her first ALMUN conference, she has experience with Model UN through her high school’s Youth and Government club. You can often find Meghan working at the campus Starbucks, taking a dance class, or binge watching her favorite TV shows. Meghan is thrilled to be chairing her first ALMUN for the Commission on Science and Technology for Development and can’t wait to see you all soon!

Maren Kirkpatrick

 Maren Kirkpatrick is a Sophomore from Madison, AL. She is currently a double major in International Studies and Accounting with a minor in French. Besides Model U.N., Maren is also heavily involved in my sorority, Sigma Kappa! Yes, she just had to flex in her biography that she made it through Bama RushTok in real life! Maren attended ALMUN her Junior and Senior year of high school and she is so excited to finally be able to be on the staff of ALMUN! Going to ALMUN is what made her interested in the University of Alabama, so Maren wants to give back to the event that helped her pick her university. Anyways, have the best of time and Roll Tide!

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