Committee
Disarmament and International Security Committee
Country
Thailand

Author

Cite as https://mymun.com/ppdb/9827

Committee: Disarmament and International Security Committee (DISEC)

Country: Thailand

Delegate: Rafael Mundaca

Topic: Global Mass Surveillance

In today’s world countries face a vast amount of new challenges, from environmental threats, cyber-crime, drug trafficking, to violent non state-party actors, issues which erupted in recent decades, resulting in the need of new approaches and solutions. In June 2013, a document was obtained by “The Guardian”, a British newspaper through an ex-CIA contractor, Edward Snowden, exposing the practices of the US National Security Agency (NSA), regarding a mass surveillance program aimed at collecting information on not only millions of its own citizens, but also different government officials from a range of countries around the world, raising privacy issues, rights violations and international controversies. In ...