Issues on the agenda:
Declaring the Middle East as a nuclear weapon free zone
Preventing the trade and distribution of illicit small arms
The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) was established in 1945 as one of the main six organs of the United Nations (UN). It brings together all member states of the UN and thus, is capable of discussing a wide variety of topics concerning issues on a broader region of the world geography. By virtue of its universal nature and extensive scope of topics to deal with, the UNGA has six sub-bodies: Disarmament and International Security (DISEC), the Economics and Financial (ECOFIN), the Social, Humanitarian and Cultural (SOCHUM), the Special Political and Decolonisation (SPECPOL), the Administrative and Budgetary, and the Legal committees.
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