UNODA

United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs

Committee Description

United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) was established in January 1998 as a part of former Secretary General Kofi Annan’s plan to reform the United Nations. UNODA is actively working in cooperation with the General Assembly First Committee and Disarmament Commission. The Office encourages the disarmament of weapons of mass destruction, as well as the disarmament of conventional weapons and it is run by a High Representative for Disarmament Affairs.

According to its Regional Disarmament Branch structure, there is a regional center for peace in the Latin America and the Caribbean region (UNLIREC) in Peru. In other words, “UNLIREC supports Latin American and Caribbean States in achieving and maintaining peace and security through disarmament.”. Overall, UNODA deals with disarmament cases all around the world and in MUNDP 2017, its main goal will be to achieve disarmament through Latin America and the Caribbean.

Agenda

Eradication of landmines in Central America.

Disarmement, Demobilization and Reintegration (DDR) of child soldiers in Latin America.

Implementation of the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT).

Chair Reports

Report 1 by Emir Eskicioğlu
Disarmament, Demobilization, and Reintegration (DDR) of Child Soldiers in Latin America.
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Report 2 by Ata Kolday
Implementation of the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT).
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Report 3 by Bora Balçay
Eradication of Landmines in Latin America and the Caribbean.
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