What Is DISEC?
DISEC is short for Disarmament And International Security.
The First Committee deals with disarmament, global challenges and threats to peace that affect the international community and seeks out solutions to the challenges in the international security regime.
It considers all disarmament and international security matters within the scope of the Charter or relating to the powers and functions of any other organ of the United Nations; the general principles of cooperation in the maintenance of international peace and security, as well as principles governing disarmament and the regulation of armaments; promotion of cooperative arrangements and measures aimed at strengthening stability through lower levels of armaments.
What Is SOCHUM?
SOCHUM is short for Social Humanitarian and Cultural
The General Assembly allocates to this committee, agenda items relating to a range of social, humanitarian affairs and human rights issues that affect people all over the world.
The Committee also discusses questions relating to the advancement of women, the protection of children, indigenous issues, the treatment of refugees, the promotion of fundamental freedoms through the elimination of racism and racial discrimination, and the right to self- determination. The Committee also addresses important social development questions such as issues related to youth, family, ageing, persons with disabilities, crime prevention, criminal justice, and international drug control.
What Is SPECPOL?
SPECPOL is short for Special Political and Decolonization.
The Special Political and Decolonization Committee considers a broad range of issues covering a cluster of five decolonization-related agenda items, the effects of atomic radiation, questions relating to information, a comprehensive review of the question of peacekeeping operations as well as a review of special political missions, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), Israeli Practices and settlement activities affecting the rights of the Palestinian people and other Arabs of the occupied territories, and International cooperation in the peaceful uses of outer space.
Special Committees are committees in which we discuss about specific issues regarding to an specially chosen matter, event or a topic. These topics or events may be a real historical event that has occurred in the past or an entirely hypothetical scenario designed by the chair board of the committee. It may also be a mock-trial, as we have done before in our previous conference (e.g. Salem Witch Trials), or a plot of a fantastic universe (Marvel, Harry Potter etc.). The procedure of these type of committees are specially designed around the issue by the chair board.
The issue of ‘World War 3’ will be discussed in the MPALMUN 2023 conference. The committee will focus on a possible world war that may be caused by the current global events and conflicts between countries. The delegates will be focusing on solving the issues regarding this war diplomatically.
ECOFIN is the second GA committee. The second committee deals with the disaster emergency monetary fund and financial aid that are spared in case of disasters regardless of the country in which the disaster occurs.
In this committee, delegates are expected to deal with the distribution of financial aid equally through diplomatic relations among the countries. This committee’s debates will be formed upon mainly the study guide prepared by the chairs provided prior to the conference and the crisis events that will be presented during the conference.