Sixth Committee (Legal)

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  • Resolutions and decisions
    18 December 2019 Resolutions and decisions adopted by the General Assembly on items allocated to the Sixth Committee (seventy-fourth session, 2019).
  • 74th session
    20 November 2019 The Sixth Committee concluded the consideration of its substantive items at its seventy-fourth session, on 20 November 2019.
  • Provisional programme of work (75th session)
    14 November 2019Provisional programme of work for the seventy-fifth session of the Sixth Committee, as recommended by the Bureau.

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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.


In line with General Assembly resolution 66/246, the formal meetings of the Sixth Committee are webcast live on UN Web TV.

Archive videos are also available on a dedicated Committee page.

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