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Disarmament & International Security Committee (C1)

The First Committee of the General Assembly 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; the promotion of cooperative arrangements and measures aimed at strengthening stability through lower levels of armaments. It is the only Main Committee of the General Assembly entitled to verbatim records coverage pursuant to Rule 58 (a) of the rules of procedure of the General Assembly.


1. The Effect on National Security due to a Lack of Cybersecurity.
2. Recent Biomedical Issue and Reviewing The Biological Weapons Convention.

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About the Chairs

Borna Farshad Motlagh

Borna is an Iranian Junior in the American University in Dubai majoring in Advertising and Integrated Marketing Communications, where he is currently enrolled on a full scholarship. You may recognize him from the various MUN and MC conferences he has delegated, organized, and moderated in. His MUN journey started in grade 10, and with every passing conference, he has grown in confidence and ability. Last year, he was the Deputy Chief of Staff of AUDMUN, and he’s currently the President of AUD’s official student body, the Student Government Association, where he works with his team to organize various events around campus and enhance student life. Borna enjoys keeping fit at the gym, and the occasional game of FIFA. He looks forward to this conference and can not wait to interact with his fellow moderators and delegates! P.s. he is not as formal as he sounds on this bio, he promises ;)

Majed Wardeh

Majed is a Mechanical engineering sophomore at the American University of Sharjah. Growing up, he gained interest in global conflicts and history, which motivated him to participate in MUN conferences. Majed found these conferences to be a wonderful opportunity to have fun and enjoy weekends, while also learning and improving as a person. Aside from academics and MUN, Majed is interested in aviation and space. He wishes the delegates of the First General Assembly a fun and amusing experience.

Ali Reza Gholizadeh Moghaddam

Hailing all the way from Iran, an enormous opportunity presented itself to Ali Reza upon arriving at Dubai. He is a former senior student at Pristine Private School and is looking forward to tackling the upcoming challenges at university. Being a delegate at AUDMUN 2018 was his baptism of fire, and this years AUDMUN will be his second chair position experience. He is well suited to the extravagance of international politics through various events and organisations. Known as a powerful speaker and a lover of international conflict, he also likes to socialise and develop his soft skills. Being a well experienced MUN aficionado, he is keen to add his input in order to elevate this years AUDMUN.