Committee
African Union
Country
Equatorial Guinea

Author

Cite as https://mymun.com/ppdb/8172

TOPIC A: Reducing in Central Africa between military and paramilitary groups and the recruitment of child soldiers

The situation in the Central African Republic has long been in the sights of the organizations that defend human rights. In fact, war crimes, rapes, killings, are unfortunately frequent in these areas because they aim to control the territory. Equatorial Guinea it is unfortunately one of the cases. The country has never known freedom and democracy, and has always been guided by totalitarian regimes. In addition, almost all civil liberties are restricted, despite the country's laws prohibit abuse against the person. The current President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo has total control of the country, and its resources. Equatorial Guinea has in fact one of the highest growth rates in the world (21.5%) - due to the sale of petroleum and other natural resources - but 60% of the population lives below the poverty level and only 33% has access to drinking water. During the civil war in 2007, hundreds of families in Malabo have lost their homes due to arson. The death penalty is still legal and executions take plac...