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Disarmament is he process in which ex-combatants hand over their weapons in efforts to restore peace and security in a post conflict zone. This process is often difficult and delicate at the same time as the sense of distrust in the community especially the ex-combatants can place the region back into conflict which may turn out to be even worse than the one before. Because of this, there are measures and mechanisms in place in which to go about the...
Committee History and Introduction The General Assembly (GA) was established under Chapter IV of the United Nations (UN) Charter. Since the General Assembly is the principal organ of the United Nations and has representatives from all the Member States of the United Nations, it is able to discuss a wide variety of world issues. As a result of the extensive spectrum of topics discussed by the UN, the General Assembly is made up of six different committees. These committees are...
The United States tested the first atomic device in July of 1945. A month later, on August 6th, 1945, atomic bombs were dropped on Nagasaki and Hiroshima. Ever since then, the possible destruction behind nuclear and atomic bombs has scared the world. The argument for nuclear disarmament has been around since the mid-1960’s ever since the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962. The argument peaked once again in the early 1980s with the Able Archer 83 crisis, which was the codename...