Disarmament and International Security Committee
The Disarmament and International Security Committee deals with disarmament and related international security questions. Their discussions include disarmament negotionations, nuclear weapon use, confidence-building measures, and regional security councerns.
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Each delegate must submit a position paper in order to be eligible for a committee award. Minimum 1 single-spaced typed page per topic (3 pages minimum for the 3 topics). The papers must be in Times New Roman, size 12 font, and delegates must cite sources. Delegates may submit their position papers to the Director General at email@example.com. They may also bring their position papers to the first committee session.
Each position paper must include a brief background on the topic, the political position (on the issue) of the country that the delegate is representing, and any proposed solutions the country has to solve or alleviate the situation.
Tip: Even if you cannot directly find your country's position on a certain issue, you can infer one based on your government's past actions or positions on issues relating to the one at hand. Be resourceful with the internet - there's a lot out there that you can find if you look hard enough.
Click here for an example position paper.
Chair - Alexis Unger
My name is Alexis Unger, and I am a Freshman at the University of Alabama. I am from Indianapolis, Indiana, the not-so-proud home of the Colts, corn, soybeans, and Indy Car Racing. I am currently majoring in Economics with minors in Spanish and Psychology. I have been involved in Model UN for the past 5 years of my life, and canít wait to share the joys of it with you all this weekend.
Co-Chair - Matous Steele
My name is Matous Steele and I was born in one of the most beautiful cities in the world, Prague. I spent seventeen years living in this beautiful capital of the Czech Republic before I moved to Alabama. The Czechs are funny people. They like dark humor, good beer, social welfare and their metro! Movies, visiting exotic restaurants, sports in general and the diplomatic affairs on the international scene are some of my hobbies. This is my first year at the University of Alabama. I transferred here from Faulkner State Community College. At the University of Alabama, I am actively participating in the International Relations Club and being a member of the University Honors Program.