High School General Assembly 3


Sahiba Kaur

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WIMUN COMMITTEE: General Assembly 3 COUNTRY: France AGENDA: Illicit trade in small arms and light weapons

Illicit trade in small arms have been very common since the invention of firearm. Countries such as the United States and U.S.S.R would smuggle weapons into different smaller nations causing civil wars and conflicts. These weapons play a prominent role in armed crime and domestic violence. Small arms are highly portable and easy to conceal. They are mostly used by terrorist groups and for other violent cases. Over 800 million small arms are circulated around the world, due to t...