DISEC was founded when the United Nations was created in 1945. All member states of the United Nation form the committee for DISEC.
The Disarmament and International Security Committee (DISEC) is the First Committee of the United Nations General Assembly. This committee addresses and deals with issues that are related to disarmament challenges to global security as well as threats to international peace.
Arms control aims to limit the number of weapons and to regulate their use by virtue of bilateral or multilateral agreements or arrangements. Disarmament, on the other hand, aims at the elimination of entire weapon system categories.