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Control and regulation of autonomous weapons systems          
Creating a global framework for arms classification and illicit trade control             

About this Committee

The United Nations General Assembly First Committee, also known as the Disarmament and International Security Committee, or DISEC, is an organ that discusses issues pertaining to global peace, military affairs, and security. According to the UN Charter, the purpose of DISEC in the General Assembly is to establish 'general principles of cooperation in the maintenance of international peace and security,' which it continues to do as it hosted its 78th Session throughout the month of October. Its history began a year after the culmination of World War II and the establishment of the United Nations with the first resolution passed in the committee dated January 24, 1946, but the issues covered by DISEC have since grown to touch upon all kinds of militaristic affairs. All 193 members of the UN hold a seat in DISEC, making it one of the largest and most influential organs of the United Nations.

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Standard Chair
Manan Khandelwal
Letter From Chair
Vice Chair
Sid Pillai
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