Captain Ruben Fajardo
Description of Duty:
The FOURTH COMMITTEE (Special Political and Decolonization Committee) deals with a variety of subjects which include those related to decolonization, Palestinian refugees and human rights, peacekeeping, mine action, outer space, public information, and atomic radiation. On peacekeeping, the Philippines participated in 16 UN Peacekeeping Operations (PKOs) since 1963: Western Sahara, Central African Republic, Mali, Haiti, Democratic Republic of Congo, Sudan, South Sudan, Golan, Cyprus, Lebanon, Abyei, Kosovo, Liberia, India & Pakistan Ceasefire Line, Cote d’Ivoire and Jerusalem. The Committee considers 16 resolutions in the seventy-second session of the General Assembly.