Sixth Committee (Legal)

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  • Briefing
    24 July 2020 Briefing for Sixth Committee delegates on the Committee items on the provisional agenda of the seventy-fifth session of the General Assembly will be held on Wednesday, 2 September 2020, at 10:00 a.m.. The briefing will be held online.
  • 75th session
    8 July 2020 During the seventy-fifth session, the Sixth Committee is scheduled to meet from 5 October to 19 November 2020.
  • 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).

General information

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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