CIMUN Chronicle / Article / 2016

The Major GA Peace Coalition That Could End Nuclear Weapons

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Yulia Yuzik, The Moscow Times        

As this weekend of fast-paced diplomatic activity wraps up, solutions to some of the world's most pressing problems delegates are finally emerging. One such major solution is the coalition that was formed between ECOFIN, DISEC, and SOCHUM, whose ultimate goal is peace and prosperity. 

While all delegates collaborated on how they can ensure global disarmament takes place, certain blocks have reached out to across other committees with similar goals. Under the leadership of Romania in ECOFIN, Finland in DISEC, and France in SOCHUM, this unlikely coalition was formed. Through uniting these different bodies with similar goals, there is a great talk that a lot of significant and beneficial global change can be enacted to eliminate nuclear weapons once and for all.

The idea originally came from the delegates of Romania in the ECOFIN committee. The Moscow Times had the chance to talk to Romania and learn more about how this coalition came to be.

“We thought it would be something unique that could enact the change we have been hoping for so long,” said the delegates of Romania. Global nuclear policy and other weapon policy has been largely ineffective, the delegates explained, and they wanted to create something that would finally put an end to all the struggles of negotiating nuclear disarmament, among other things

The delegates also spoke of how unique this partnership could be. “It is the only cross committee block committed to bipartisanship, collaboration, and concrete action,” said the delegates.

With this partnership, the global community could have to ability to look forward to actual peace between nations who have long been feuding, such as the U.S. and Russia, or various nations in the Middle East. Though there are no results yet, as it is the first of its kind, there is a good chance that this coalition will be able to achieve things that have never been achieved before.