Council of the European Union

Level: Advanced

The Council of the European Union is the third of the seven institutions of the European Union (EU) as listed in the Treaty on European Union. 

It includes the 28 members of the EU and holds both executive and judicial power within the organisation.


Topics:

  1. The European Union's Green Transition
  2.  The European Union Autonomous Defence Capability


This Committee's Rules of Procedure and Study Guide will be released soon ahead of our Position Paper due date for delegates.

 Fariha Baba

President

Fariha Baba

20, British Kashmiri

Occupation: Mathematics and Economics student at the University of Warwick

MUN Experience: Fariha Baba is a second year Mathematics and Economics student at the University of Warwick. She began Model UN during her last years of school in South London, and is very excited to be chairing the Council of the European Union at CUIMUN this year.

Hobbies: Outside of MUN, Fariha devotes much of her time to music and baking.

Fun Fact: (Editor's note: Fariha is apparently neither fun nor factual)

 Parthabi Kanungo

Vice President

Parthabi Kanungo

19, Indian

Occupation: European Law student at Maastricht University

MUN Experience: Parthabi was part of the East Indian MUN Circuit for four years before relocating to the Netherlands for her studies. The first MUN she attended was in her hometown of Bhubaneswar, when she was a ninth grader. The concept of students coming together on an inclusive platform, to resolve seemingly complex global conflicts through the tools of deliberation and negotiation, is what appeals to her most about MUN.

Hobbies: Her other areas of interest include content development, debating, and academic research.

Fun Fact: Parthabi is trilingual.

 Henry Johnston-Ellis

Vice President

Henry Johnston-Ellis

21, British

Occupation: Politics, Philosophy and Economics student at University College London

MUN Experience: Henry has been involved with MUN for six years, since beginning at High School, and is currently the President of the UCL Model United Nations Society and Secretary-General of UCLMUN X. With a particular interest in European and Middle Eastern politics, Henry is really excited to be chairing the Council of the EU at CUIMUN.

Hobbies: When not despairing at the state of politics, Henry is likely to be found playing the piano or running at parkrun.

Fun Fact: Originating in New Zealand, Henry takes great pride in his ‘kiwi’ heritage.