General Assembly First Committee (DISEC) Disarmament and International Security


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POSITION PAPER DELEGATION-Delhi Public School Gurgaon Name: Rishul Bhardwaj Committee- General Assembly (DISEC) Country- French Republic Topic Area- Conflict Prevention, Effective Prevention of Illicit Trade in Conventional and Small Arms, and Total Elimination of Weapons of Mass Destruction. A) As a permanent member of the United Nations Security Council and as one of the five nuclear states as defined by the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT), France has a special responsibility for maintaining international peace and security. In addition, the French Republic also follows the “no first use” policy, a pledge by which a country is condemned not to use its nuclear arsenal as a mean of warfare unless first attacked by an adversary using nuclear weapons. At the same time, the French Republic supports and ratifies objectives of NPT to prevent spread and use of nuclear weapons and also promotes peaceful usage of nuclear energy. B) France has an excellent history on grounds of non-pr...