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SPECPOL

Intermediate

Single Delegate

United Nations General Assembly Fourth Committee is one of the six main committees of the United Nations General Assembly. This committee, known as the Special Political and Decolonization Committee, focuses on reviewing the United Nations decolonization agendas and political missions. All the United Nations Member States are able to partake in all of the discussions that occur in the Fourth Committee

Maritime Piracy in the Middle East and North Africa

The waters around the Middle East and North Africa are extremely vulnerable to piracy and pirate attacks, with various implications for different sectors. Obviously, there becomes a clear security issue and threat towards the safe passage of vessels and ships around that region. Besides the security threat, considering that the region is also home to the Suez Canal, one of the most strategic global shipping routes, there are also economic implications due to the existing threat. There are a plethora of options and routes which the global community could take to solve this issue, but which one is most efficient, measurable and strategic?