SOCHUM - Social, Cultural and Humanitarian Affairs (GA3)


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MUN Maastricht Position Paper

Committee: Social, Humanitarian and Cultural Issues (GA3)

Topics: (A) Modern and Inclusive Development for People with Disabilities; (B) Combatting Sexual Violence in Conflicting Zones

Country: Canada

Delegate: Sofia Cristobal (Runnymede College)

The delegation of Canada is pleased to participate in this committee, since we feel very strongly about the topics put forward, as people’s welfare- both in our country and on an international scale- has always been an important and valued concept for our nation. 

A: Modern and Inclusive Development for People with Disabilities 

People with disabilities make up one of the largest minority groups in the world, making up an estimated 15% of the world’s population. In Canada specifically, there are approximately 3.8 million people living with a disability (the three most frequent ones being chronic pain issues, mobility and flexibility limitations). The United Nations’ 2006 Conventi...

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