University Security Council
Equatorial Guinea


Elisa Wilhelm

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Position Paper – Equatorial Guinea

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The federal republic of Somalia has been facing political and societal troubles for a long time. The ongoing conflicts are dominated by different clans and radical islamist groups such as Al-Shabaab, a group that regularly carries out violent acts in the country, recruits young Somalis for their troops and complicates or blocks the access of the population to humanitarian aid. The federal government is not strong enough to combat these issues on its own and the judicial system needs improvement as well, since it does not always guarantee the enforcement of human rights. In addition to these struggles, the country is confronted with environmental issues, such as droughts, followed by a lack of water access and food. This especially effects children.
The UN has previously intervened in the conflict several times and continuously tries to improve the situation at hand...