Mohan Pieris appointed as Chair of UNFC | Sunday Observer

Mohan Pieris appointed as Chair of UNFC

2 October, 2022

The First Committee of the United Nations which deals with matters relating to disarmament and international security appointed Sri Lanka’s Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Mohan Pieris as its Chair by acclamation on September 29, 2022.

The work of the United Nations is primarily carried out by six (6) main committees. The First Committee deals with disarmament, global challenges and threats to peace that affect the international community and seeks out solutions to the challenges in the international security regime. The Committee works in close co-operation with the United Nations Disarmament Commission and the Geneva-based Conference on Disarmament.