Sixth Committee (Legal)

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  • Administration of justice
    11 November 2019 The Committee authorized its Chair to send a letter to the President of the General Assembly with a request that it be brought to the attention of the Chair of the Fifth Committee and circulated as a document of the General Assembly at the 34th meeting on 11 November 2019. The Committee thus concluded its consideration of agenda item 146.
  • Prevention of transboundary harm
    11 November 2019 Draft resolution A/C.6/74/L.10 was adopted without a vote at the 34th meeting on 11 November 2019. The Committee thus concluded its consideration of agenda item 81.
  • UNCITRAL
    11 November 2019 Draft resolutions A/C.6/74/L.7A/C.6/74/L.8 and A/C.6/74/L.9  were adopted without a vote at the 34th meeting on 11 November 2019. The Committee thus concluded its consideration of agenda item 77.

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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.

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