Disarmament and International Security Committee


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Delegation: Kingdom of Norway Committee: Disarmament & International Security Committee Topic: Global Mass Surveillance

The tumultuous conflict surrounding the issue of mass surveillance has grown exponentially in the last decade. However, it has also become a problem in the eyes of the public and for some is, a violation of human’s rights. On the other side the benefits of being able to detect threats both on national and international levels cannot be overlooked, benefits that go beyond only preventing terrorist attacks, but also preventing pandemics, reducing the crime rates in cities, or even creating more effective responses after natural disasters. However, in the political aftermath of the Snowden revelation of NSA docum...