The United Nations General Assembly Disarmament and International Security Committee

The United Nations General Assembly Disarmament and International Security Committee is also known as the First Committee is one of the six main bodies at the General Assembly of United Nations. In this committee, the main concern is to discuss international security and disarmament. 193 member states of the UN may attend and contribute to 7 thematic topics. Putting nuclear weapons aside, states can try to find solutions among other mass destruction weapons, conventional weapons, regional disarmament and security, disarmament machinery, and outer space-related issues.

DISEC also divides itself into 3 categories in terms of its working method. In the first eight days, general debates take place in the committee. After that, the subject revolves around the thematic discussions. In the end, the committee starts its most important mission; action drafts. In this particular DISEC committee, our discussions will be built upon establishing a nuclear weapon free-zone in the middle-east.

Agenda Item: Establishing a Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone in the Middle East

Under Secretary-General: Yener DEĞİRMENCİ