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.

Topic A – Cooperating to Prevent Low-Technology Terror Attacks
Topic B – Securing Ungoverned Spaces in Yemen 






Jack Name: Jack Smith

Age: 22

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)

Assistant Director


Name: Sophie Pike

Age: 23

Nationality: British

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.


Assistant Director
 Geoff Name: Geoff Glover

Age: 21

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)