The Disarmament and International Security Committee (DISEC) is the first committee at the General Assembly of the United Nations. The committee was formed in 1945 when the Charter of the United Nations came into force, and has since been assigned to the role of maintaining international peace and security. 

Today, DISEC is an enormously influential committee of the UN, as it has been the driving force of international agreements relating to various issues such as the small arms trade, and the use of weapons of mass destruction. These feats of international cooperation can only be completed in such an assembly, which welcomes 193 member state delegates into an annual forum for discussion on pressing, world security issues.

DISEC offers the traditional Model United Nations experience for delegates of all experience levels. Position papers are recommended for this committee, but are mandatory for delegates to be considered for awards. Please read about CAHSMUN’s Position Paper policy, which can be found under the list of committees on the “Committees” page.

Questions, inquiries, and position papers for this committee can be emailed to disec@cahsmun.org.


BACKGROUNDERS WILL BE AVAILABLE SHORTLY!


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Alex Han | Director
Alex is a rising junior attending the IB Programme at Port Moody Secondary School. After being introduced to Model United Nations in his early Grade 9 year, Alex was instantly captivated. With a strong passion for debate and research, Alex is excited to serve as Director for the Disarmament and International Security Committee. Outside of his involvement in MUN, Alex can be found reading the Economist, waiting for the Spurs to win their well-deserved Premier League title, catching up on the latest fashion trends, debating in numerous tournaments, and digging for the ball on the volleyball court. Alex is excited to witness the intense debate and creative ideas brought forth by each delegate!

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Sean Lee | Chair
Sean is a Grade 12 student at St. George’s School, and he is delighted to be serving as the Chair of DISEC. Ever since delegating at his first conference four years ago, Sean has developed a genuine passion for Model UN which he hopes to further at CAHSMUN 2018! In his spare time, Sean enjoys debating, playing ball, and of course, taking amusing snapchats of his friends. Sean is more than excited for a weekend full of fruitful debate and collaboration, and looks forward to making CAHSMUN an enriching and enjoyable experience for all of his delegates! 

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Sarah Buddhason | Chair
Sarah is a junior at Moscrop Secondary School and is thrilled to serve as the Chair of the Disarmament and International Security Committee. Having participated in Model UN for two years, she has grown to love the intense debate and the cooperation needed to resolve pressing global issues. Outside of MUN, she can be found playing her alto saxophone, buying overpriced coffee, clarifying what her ethnicity is, and starting new shows she’ll never finish. Sarah is looking forward to a conference filled with lively debate, communication, and compromise, and is certain that CAHSMUN 2018 will be a wonderful experience for all delegates!