Committee
African Union
Country
Madagascar

Author

Mirko Shokr
Germany

Cite as https://mymun.com/ppdb/8153

Committee: African Union

Country: Republic of Madagascar

Topics:

  • Reducing violence in Central Africa between military and paramilitary groups and the recruitment of child soldiers

  • Safeguarding exhaustible natural resources against foreign exploitation

Background information

1. Violence between military and paramilitary groups and the recruitment of child soldiers

While the Malagasy military has never been forced to engage in armed conflict and has remained mostly neutral since it’s conception in 1960 - be it internationally or domestically - , it has acted in times of political unrest, most notably in 2009, when the mayor of Antanarivo managed to stage a coup supported by pa...