Welcome note by DISEC

We are one, we are all, we are DISEC, The First Committee of the General Assembly, ready to deal with the escalating global issues of disarmament and threats to peace that affect communities all over the world. We are here to seek solutions to the challenges faced by the international security agencies be they national or privatised and offer our valuable inputs to make this world a better place. This year, our committee will be dealing with the following topics: Cyber security and methods to prevent cyber warfare In today’s fast moving world, technology not only aids us but also presents numerous problems which need to be brought forth and resolved. The discussion will focus on cyber technology and thesignificance of cyber security for this generation. Cyber warfare is now a method not only used by modern military forces but also by other organizations including terrorists whose main aim is consequently to cause physical harm. To prevent further destruction, resolutions to these issues will be put forward by the delegates who will be joining hands to make this world a safer place. The measures to prohibit the use of bacteriological and chemical weapons. Bacteriological and chemical weapons are now commonly used in countries all over the world thereby causing major destruction. Measures must be taken to prohibit the use of these weapons to achieve complete disarmament under strict and effective international control. As a team, we are now ready to hold hands and fight for the security and peace of humankind, leading to a liberal and prosperous world.

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Day 1

Committee Session

The impacts and aftermath of wars, and the effects of this on the citizens, especially women and children. The session began with a motivational speech by the head who stated that the committee had come together to seek and enrich the knowledge of this domain and present solutions for the given topics instead of fighting with each other. The committee commenced with the delegates giving a speech on their country’s status regarding the topics. The committee further moved on with the first resolution submitted by the delegate of United Kingdom and co-submitted by the delegates of United States of America, Netherlands and France. The resolution concerned the second topic. The solutions presented in the resolution were: 1) To send rescue teams and ask for military assistance from allying countries. 2) Countries to implement curfews and to carry out checkpoints. 3) Political leaders enforce strict punishments on non state actors and verbally persuade non state actors. 4) To implement checking of documents and identity papers. 5) Suggests preventing any damage occurring to the refugees. 6) To provide military aid, rations and safe zones. 7) Proposes the member states to prevent radicalization and recruitment into non state actor organizations. Three delegates went against the resolution and three went for the resolution. This was then followed by a debate against the submitter and co-submitters. Four amendments were made to the resolution, which were approved by the chair. However, only three amendments were approved of by the committee as a whole. There were then further debates on whether nuclear weapons should be permitted or not.

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Day 2

Committe Session

Following roll call on the second day, all delegates received a copy of the resolution by Syria on the topic, “Measures to prohibit the use of biological and chemical weapons.” The delegate made minor changes to the resolution, after which the committee had a serious debate regarding the implications and seriousness of Anthrax. Delegates who wished to oppose the resolution were asked to present their views and justification. The delegate of the USA was especially enthusiastic and was requested to maintain decorum by the chair. Three amendments were proposed by various delegates, but all failed. The committee moved on to the voting procedure for the resolution presented by Syria. With clear majority, the Syria's resolution was approved and passed. The next resolution was presented by the delegate of Russia. The committee went for the resolution after a healthy session of arguments. All proposed amendments failed by a clear majority. The committee moved on to the voting procedure for the resolution. Due to a clear majority, the resolution passed. The third resolution of the day was put forth by the delegate of France, who agreed to entertain all points of information but the UN rep urged the committee to move on to the debate. The committee commenced with fiery debates until the Chair ordered that only two more delegates could speak due to limited time before moving on to amendments. Two out of three amendments were passed by the committee. The resolution as a whole was passed during the voting procedure.

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Day 3

Committee Sessison

Lieutenant General Amrik Singh, Ati Vishisht Seva Medal, Sena Medal was commissioned into 6 KUMAON of the Indian Army on 09 June 1979. He is an alumnus of St Xavier School, Ranchi, National Defence Academy, Khadakwasla and Indan Military Academy, Dehradun. The General holds master of Science (Defence Studies) and Master of Philosophy degrees. He has attended all prestigious courses in the Army with distinction. His varied military career has seen him hold various commands, staff and instructional appointments. He has had the privilege to serve in all operational environments that our nation has to offer. From insurgency in J & K to the deserts of Rajasthan, from the jungles of the north east to Naxalite affected areas, the General has been instrumental in raising the operational threshold of his command. The General Officer during his illustrious career, having served in all operational environments in the country, has been decorated with Ati Vishisht Seva Meda, Sena Medal and Commendation Cards by the Chief of Army Staff and General Officer Commanding-in-Chief for his contribution in operations and meritorious services of an exemplary order. The General has contributed extensively in the fields of education and towards reskilling and reemployment of soldiers. The General is an environmentalist by nature, an outdoor person and a keen sportsman.The General Officer is happily married to Mrs Balvinder Kaur. They have two sons, Pranit (32 years) and Jasnit (29 years). Pranit is Director Global Programming with Carlson Wagonlit Travel and Jasnit is a Captain flying for Indigo Airlines. Mrs Balvinder Kaur holds a Master’s degree and is an educator. She has worked extensively in the fields of child and women empowerment and health awareness, she being a teacher and a counsellor. She was pivotal in raising a school for children and setting up a vocational training centre in the border town of Dharchula and at Lucknow. Her model for the revamped vocational training centre was adopted as a baseline model by the higher formation. She has also been associated with raising of Army Skill Development Centre at Kolkata for families and their dependents. This centre is affiliated to PMKVY Scheme of Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship. She is fond of travelling. Her interests include listening to religious and light music and promoting health awareness.