“It is not the Soviet Union or indeed any other big Powers who need the United Nations for their protection. It is all the others.”
– Dag Hammarskjöld, UN Secretary-General 1953-1961
DISEC deals with disarmament, global challenges and threats to peace that affect the international community. It attempts to find solutions to the challenges in the international security regime.
It considers all matters of disarmament and international security, within the scope of the Charter or relating to the powers and functions of other organs of the UN, as well as cooperation in the maintenance of international peace and security, and principles governing disarmament and the regulation of armaments.
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Alfie Jenkins is a born and raised Londoner in his final year of studying Politics and International Relations at the University of Reading. He started Model UN 5 years ago and since then, has taken on most positions including chairperson, crisis director and secretariat member. He was also the Deputy Secretary-General for LIMUN: High School 2017, a conference which aims to expand MUN access to as many schools as possible.
George Mullens is a British and Italian graduate from SOAS, University of London where he completed a Masters in International Studies and Diplomacy. He has been participating in MUN since the age of 15 and has attended approximately 40 conferences in a variety of capacities, most notably as Secretary-General of LIMUN: High School 2017, d’MUN 2018 in Turkey and SussexMUN 2016 where he also acted as President of the University of Sussex MUN Society for two years. Asides from society and conference positions, he also won the Oxbridge Chairing Award of 2016. Outside of MUN, George has been interning at the UN Association – UK as an Administrative Volunteer and has also interned at the Italian Embassy in London. In his spare time, he teaches classes on the UN at an Academy in London and he enjoys cooking Italian food.