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Committee: Security Council

Country: France

Delegate: Bérénice Cabanne

Topic A: Maritime Crime

Maritime routes have always been a means of illegal trafficking. Globalization and the development of trade at a planetary level, particularly using containers, have considerably encouraged this traffic: prohibited products, primarily drugs, or heavily taxed or regulated goods. Furthermore, the complacency of flag states or the geographical characteristics of certain transit zones (vast oceanic expanses, chain of islands...) provide opportunities for criminal organizations. 

France, alongside the European Union, have played a major role in the adoption of the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) which came into force in 2014. This treaty has contributed to strengthening the fight against arms trafficking, particularly by maritime channels. France and the EU have been committed to undertaking assistance measures and are working to make the treaty u...

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