Committee
United Nations 3rd General Assembly´s Committee - Social, Humanitarian & Cultural
Country
United Arab Emirates

Author

Milena Saathoff
Germany

Cite as https://mymun.com/ppdb/6969

Topic 1: Media Censorship and The Treatment of Journalists

The delegation of the United Arab Emirates (in the following referred to as UAE) highlights the big percentage of foreigners living and working in the UAE because of many people immigrating due to work possibilities. Therefore, the UAE is very liberal regarding censorship and that is why journalists are treated fairly and the media is not directly controlled by the government. Amongst other Arabic countries, we are considered one of the most liberal countries when looking at the media and journalists.

Even though the UAE are considered liberal, there are still circumstances in which the government or other authorities must protect its citizens from bad influences the media initiates. In those circumstan...

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