WFUNA’s Secretariat comprises three global offices located in New York, Geneva, and Seoul.



Aziel Philippos Goulandris

Aziel Philippos Goulandris is the Secretary-General of the World Federation of United Nations Associations since October 2023. He holds M.A.s of Geopolitics and International Relations from King’s College London and the University of Bordeaux as well as a B.A. in Law. He served WFUNA for 10 years as Education Officer, Director of the Geneva Office and Deputy Secretary-General and has been instrumental in expanding the outreach capacity of the Organization as well as many programs. His past work experience include, inter alia, serving as Human Rights and Humanitarian expert for the Greek Permanent Mission to the UN in Geneva, Legal Advisor, as well as Legal Officer for the French Coast Guard Service. He is fluent in Greek, French, English and Spanish.

WIMUN Marketing Associate

Laura Azevedo

Laura Azevedo serves as WIMUN’s Marketing Associate at WFUNA since August of 2023. In her role, she is responsible for the marketing efforts for WFUNA’s Model United Nations Programs, creating the marketing strategy and leading the different communication efforts. Prior to joining WFUNA, Laura worked in the financial market and with sales. She has also actively participated in Model UN projects since High School, including in WIMUN conferences, and she continued her involvement throughout college and after graduation. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations and a minor in Investor Relations from Escola Superior de Propaganda e Marketing.
Youth & MUN Officer

Finn Carlson

Finn Carlson is WFUNA’s Model UN Program Associate. In this capacity, he is in charge of coordinating and managing WFUNA’s Model UN Programs, including the WFUNA International Model UN (WIMUN) conferences. Prior to joining WFUNA, Finn interned for the United Nations and the European Union and was engaged in a multitude of WFUNA projects as a student. Finn holds a BA in International Studies and a Msc in Political Science from Leiden University.
Youth Associate

Ingrid Garosi

Ingrid Garosi is WFUNA’s Youth Associate. She is responsible for supporting the implementation and management of WFUNA’s youth programmes, in particular a joint programme with a private bank on Sustainable Development Goals. Ingrid holds a BA in Politics Philosophy and Economics and a Joint MA in European Studies. Before joining WFUNA, Ingrid was a Project Manager and Research Advisor for European Research and Innovation Funding.
Youth, Peace and Security Associate

Gabriella Jones

Gabbie Jones is WFUNA’s Youth, Peace and Security Associate based in WFUNA’s Geneva office. She is responsible for the Peace and Security Program which works to promote Transparency and Accountability in the UN Security Council through initiatives such as monthly dialogues with the rotating president of the UNSC and civil society organizations, as well as the UNSC Election and Exit Briefings for incoming and exiting members of the council with civil society organizations and UN member states. Gabbie holds dual B.A.s in International Relations and Sociology with minors in Arabic and Legal studies, and is currently pursuing her M.A. in International Relations and Diplomacy. Prior to her involvement at WFUNA, she was a Policy intern for the Texas Advocacy Project and a Teacher’s assistant at First Presbyterian Day School in Austin Texas.
Senior Partnerships Officer

Yongjae Kim

Yongjae Kim is the Senior Partnerships Officer at WFUNA’s Seoul office. His role is to manage and develop partnership relations across Asia-Pacific region as well as to devise and implement innovation & entrepreneurship projects for WFUNA. He leads Citypreneurs organizing committee for urban innovation challenge. His past experience includes managing the committee for Global Strategy of the National Research Council of Korea, public relations of the Trilateral Cooperation Secretariat between China, Japan and the Republic of Korea, and teaching cadets National Security and Civil-military relations at the ROK Air Force Academy. Yongjae holds an M.A. in Political Science from Seoul National University. Yongjae is the Founding President of Asian Future Leaders’ Association.
Administrative Officer

E.J. Eun-Jung Koh

E.J. Eun-Jung Koh is the Administrative Officer at WFUNA’s Seoul Office. She joined the team in May 2018 and is currently responsible for coordinating administrative affairs of the Seoul Office. Her past experience includes working at the Korea Cycling Federation as the international affairs coordinator and was in charge of organizing international cycling races within Korea, arranging logistics for the national cycling team of Korea, and communicating with the International Cycling Union and other national federations.
Education Officer

Peter Youngjin Lee

Peter Youngjin Lee is the Training and Education Associate at WFUNA’s Seoul Office. He joined the team in March 2016 and is currently responsible for coordinating education programs in the Republic of Korea. Peter has actively participated in Model UN activities for more than 10 years as delegate and Secretariat member at various conferences throughout Asia and Europe. He became involved with WFUNA’s work as a trainer at WFUNA Youth Camp: Korea 2016. His previous work experience includes serving as an Interpretation Officer and a Protocol Officer for the Republic of Korea Navy. Peter holds a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies from Hanyang University.
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Impact & Innovation Consultant

Woongchan Seo

Woongchan Seo is the Impact and Innovation Consultant at WFUNA’s Seoul Office. His role is to support and promote impact startups and ecosystem that create positive impact across Asia-Pacific region. He became involved with WFUNA’s work as a trainee at WFUNA’s Advanced Training at the UN Program in 2018. He also worked as a program assistant at WFUNA in 2021, supporting Citypreneurs and Peace Fellows Program. Woongchan holds a Bachelor of Arts in Sustainable Development and Cooperation from Yonsei University.
SDG16+ Forum Coordinator

Manuel Vega Cuberos

Manuel Vega-Cuberos is the SDG16+ Forum Coordinator based at WFUNA’s Geneva Office. He holds a B.A. in Political Science, a M.A. in International Relations, and a M.A. in International Trade Law. With substantial experience in international law, human rights and international development, he has managed projects and provided consultancy services on international human rights and sustainable development for various NGOs and UN system organizations in Colombia, United Kingdom, Switzerland, Germany, P.R. China, Spain and Afghanistan.
Model UN Coordinator

Bill Yotive

Mr. William Yotive is currently the Model UN Coordinator for WFUNA. Prior to working at WFUNA, Mr. Yotive was Project Manager of the United Nations Global Teaching and Learning Project within the Outreach Division of the UN Department of Public Information for more than 14 years. He was responsible for creating educational materials for schools around the world on the United Nations and global issues on its agenda. In addition, he organized various global videoconferences for students and teachers each year at UN Headquarters on human rights, the legacy of the transatlantic slave trade and the observance of the International Day of Peace. Prior to working at the UN, Mr. Yotive was a Director of Research at Sesame Workshop which produces educational television programmes for children, such as Sesame Street. He has designed and conducted many studies to evaluate the impact that these programmes have on the cognitive, social and emotional development of children. Mr. Yotive is an Advisory Council Member of the Committee on Teaching about the UN and also serves on the International Institute on Peace Education Transnational Advisory Group.



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