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Panel Session

At BIGMUN 2024, we are proudly anticipating our Panel Session which will take place on Thursday, 22nd February (9:15 - 10:30). This year, the session's focus revolves around the relations between Denmark and Greenland and whether the current agreement between these nations is mutually beneficial for both parties, and how this may be resolved if this is not the case.

We are honoured to welcome three guest speakers, each with their own connection, perspective, and expertise regarding our topic. Our three guest speakers are, Dr Christine Evans, Martin Lidegaard and Nauja Bianco.  


Dr. Christine Evans 

Dr Christine Evans accompanied the UN's Special Raporteur to Denmark and Greenland last year, and co-wrote the UN Report on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in 2023.


Dr Christine Evans has an LLM (Master of Laws) from Lund University as well as a PhD in Public International Law from the London School of Economics and Social Science. She has worked with the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) for 20 years. Dr Christine Evans has experience working with both research for the OHCHR and the first hand interviewing of victims of human rights violations. 


Martin Lidegaard

Martin Lidegaard is Denmark's former Foreign Minister and current leader of the Social Liberal Party. In his career, Martin Lidegaard has been a spokesperson on defence, finance, foreign affairs, and social services. He has also been the Minister for Climate, Energy and Buildings. 2008, Martin Lidegaard co-founded Concito, as an independent climate think tank and he was chairman until 2011.


Martin Lidegaard has an MA (Master of Arts) in Communication from Roskilde University Centre. His parliamentary career has been from 2001 and continuing, as he has been a member of the Danish Parliament representing the Social Liberal Party since 2001. 


Nauja Bianco

Nauja Bianco is a native Greenlander, a consultant to the Danish Parliament, a former director for the Greenlandic and North Atlantic House in Odense, and an active representative and bridge-builder between Denmark and Greenland. Her career has been focused on diplomacy, governance and international relations. 


Nauja Bianco is a political science major from the University of Aarhus in Denmark and Sciences-Politique in Lille, France. In 2020, she opened her own independent consulting company by the name of Isuma Consulting.

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