Sixth Committee (Legal)
The 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.
The present website contains information relating to the work of the Sixth Committee during the current or most recent session of the General Assembly, as well as links to the websites of previous sessions. It also provides links to related websites on legal matters.
- Provisional programme of work of the Sixth Committee for the sixty-ninth session (A/68/592), adopted by the General Assembly on 16 December 2013 (Decision 68/526).
- Schedule of Working Group meetings to be held during the Sixth Committee, as proposed by the Bureau-elect.
Calendar for Government comments
- Calendar containing deadlines for the submission of information and the receipt of comments from Member Governments.
Status of international legal instruments relating to the prevention and suppression of international terrorism
As noted in the Report of the Secretary-General on Measures to eliminate international terrorism (A/68/180 para. 102), there are currently 40 instruments, 18 universal (14 instruments and 4 recent amendments) and 22 regional, pertaining to the subject of international terrorism. The status of those instruments is available here.
Archive videos are also available on a dedicated Committee page.