The primary goal of the United Nations General Assembly First Committee, also known as the Disarmament and International Security Committee (DISEC), is to maintain peace and security on a national, regional, and global scale. In this committee, we will aim to address two pressing issues that currently threaten the international community at large: the proliferation and use of chemical weapons, and the ongoing civil war in Yemen. 

Position papers are due at or before midnight on November 14th to 


Julia Kourelakos (Chair)


Alex Ivanchev (Assistant Director)


Ruby Copsey (Assistant Director)