United Nations Security Council
Brunei Darussalam


Liam Clark

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Liam Clark - Committee: Security Council / Country: Brunei

Topic A: Situation in the South China Sea

The delegation from the Nation of Brunei, Abode of Peace recognise the increasing diplomatic tensions between our neighbouring states in South-East Asia. As a signatory to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), Brunei’s only claim to the South China Sea is an Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) extending 200 nautical miles from the coastline. This area includes some maritime features within the contested Spratly Island Chain. The delegation notes that Brunei is the only claimant state that does not maintain a military presence in the region, and it is from this clear positi...