Social, Humanitarian and Cultural Affairs Committee


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Delegate: Tempei Kobayashi

Country: Bahrain

Committee: Social, Cultural, and Humanitarian Committee

Topic: Maritime Refugees

Within recent years, refugees fleeing from their home countries because of political reasons, on boats with severe conditions, increased immensely, and the Social, Cultural, and Humanitarian Committee needs to tackle the problem of maritime refugees immediately to provide the refugees with safety and security to ensure their basic human rights. Search for missing refugees and rescue of the drowning refugees have been continued and the number of reported deaths declined. However, the issue of taking in refugees to helping countries is still a problem. As sisterly Islamic countries are in a threat, we, Bahrain hope that urgent solutions are found and that this humanitarian crisis comes to an end.

The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member states, them being Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and, UAE, have taken humanitarian action by hosting around three million Syrian refugees, allowing access to free education, health...

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