GA6: Legal

The General Assembly Sixth Committee is the primary forum for the consideration of legal questions in the General Assembly. All of the United Nations Member States are entitled to representation on the Sixth Committee as one of the main committees of the General Assembly. Every member of the committee is obligated to promote the improvement of public international law. Along with the annual reports of the International Law Commission, the Special Committee on the Charter of the United Nations, the AdHoc Committee established by Resolution 51/210 of 17 December 1996 on Terrorism, and the UN Commission on International Trade Law; the General Assembly Sixth Committee mandates series of discussions on the authorization of the new treaties on numerous global challenges concerning violation of human rights, commerce, and criminal justice while ensuring international signature, ratification and accession to the already-existing laws with subsequent changes. The committee holds a significant role in the United Nations because it performs studies on improving international cooperation in the political field and creates a platform for all Member States to attain the requirements of international law.

Agenda items

  • Regulation of voting laws around the world

Student Officers:

  • Güliz İlbay
  • Defne Farsakoğlu

Study Guide