LEVEL: Beginners Committee
The Disarmament and Security Committee (DISEC) is the First Committee of the General Assembly which is concerned with matters relating to global security. As its name suggests, DISEC has one of the broadest mandates of any of the General Assembly’s six committees. DISEC will be a large beginner-friendly committee.
|Name: Jack Smith
Nationality: British and Canadian
Occupation: Working in Marketing, but used to study Social Anthropology at Cambridge
MUN Life: Started an embarrassingly long time ago – when I was 12, 10 years ago, in Malaysia. Since then I’ve done it on and off, but this’ll be my fifth(!) CUIMUN, having been a Secretariat Member w/o Portfolio, USG for Personnel, Crisis Backroom, Deputy Sec Gen, a Crisis Director and Director of SOCHUM in years gone by.
Hobbies: Travelling, cooking, running and reading – current random things I’m interested in and would love to learn more about include moral philosophy, the Chilean author Roberto Bolano and the politics and sociology of Central Europe
Fun Fact about Me: I’m not very fun (see ‘Hobbies’ for proof)
|Name: Sophie Pike
Occupation: Third year studying International Relations at the University of Reading
MUN Life: Started in secondary school, and haven’t stopped since! This will be my third time chairing at CUIMUN, and I’ve chaired at several other conferences as well.
Hobbies: Travelling whenever I can afford it, MUN (of course), Latin and Ballroom.
Fun Fact about Me: I used to teach roller skating when I was still in secondary school.
|Name: Geoff Glover
Nationality: British- Chinese (even though I’m not allowed a Chinese passport)
Occupation: Mostly being a nuisance
MUN Life: The anti-crisis
Hobbies: bad guitar player, sometimes politics blogger, being terribly unphotogenic
Fun Fact about Me: I once declined the opportunity to be a pro figure skater (really)