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About COMUN

History

The quite recent history of Coornhert Model United Nations COMUN started as an initiative mainly of Coornhert student Jesper Kuppen, after which Saskia Tak, Geert van Gils and Evelien Driesen quickly joined in, who then brought together an Executive Staff from within the Coornhert Gymnasium (or more specifically, its Debating Society). The students of the Coornhert Gymnasium Debating Society h...
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Gouda

 Gouda: A city of great minds and tolerance   Back in the Middle Ages, Gouda became a thriving city due the location where the Hollandsche IJssel and the Gouwe merge. The strategic trading position made Gouda a wealthy city, where the textile industry, beer brewing and eventually cheese trading quickly developed. Several buildings of this prosperous time have been preserved in the histori...
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Conference Venue: Huis van de Stad

Conference venue: Huis van de Stad COMUN is hosted at the 'Huis van de Stad' (literally translated: House of the City), the new town hall of Gouda. The construction of the Huis van de Stad was finished in 2012, and carries the nickname ‘The Syrup Waffle’, due to its appearance. In the building are various municipal departments located. The city council meetings and working spaces for the members ...
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