Disarmament and international security Committee (GA1)
The First Committee deals with disarmament, global challenges and threats to peace that affect the international community and seeks out solutions to the challenges in the international security regime. It considers all disarmament and international security matters, the general principles of co-operation in the maintenance of international peace and security, as well as principles governing disarmament and the regulation of armaments; promotion of co-operative arrangements and measures aimed at strengthening stability through lower levels of armaments.
- Taking measures to fashion a region of peace, freedom, democracy and development in Central America
- Preventing an arms race in outer space
Economic and Financial Committee (GA2)
The Economic and Financial Committe (GA2) during its sessions deals with issues relating to economic growth and development such as macroeconomic policy questions (including international trade, international financial system and external debt sustainability), financing for development, sustainable development, human settlements, poverty eradication, globalization and interdependence, operational activities for development and information and communication technologies for development.
- Reducing the difference between rich and poor and the eradication of poverty
- Promoting worldwide globalisation and interdependence
Social, Humanitarian and Cultural Committee (GA3)
The General Assembly allocates to the Third Committee, agenda items relating to a range of social, humanitarian affairs and human rights issues that affect people all over the world. As in previous sessions, an important part of the work of the Committee will focus on the examination of human rights questions, including reports of the special procedures of the Human Rights Council which was established in 2006.
- Improving the security for all children in schools and other public places
- Taking measures to improve the health care system in order to make it fit for the future
Special Political and Decolonization Committee (GA4)
The Special Political and Decolonization Committee deals with a variety of subjects which include those related to decolonization, Palestinian refugees and human rights, peacekeeping, mine action, outer space, public information, atomic radiation and University for Peace.
After the dismantling of the trusteeship system resulting from independence being granted to all the trust territories, and the now-limited number of non-self-governing territories The General Assembly Fourth was merged with the Special Political Committee as to what it is now.
- Measures against the expansion of power in governments
- Finding a solution to the ongoing flow of refugees across the world
Legal Committee (GA6)
The Sixth Committee is the primary forum for the consideration of legal questions in the General Assembly. The UN General Assembly has an express mandate to promote the progressive development of public international law. International law-making negotiations are held in different specialized bodies of the United Nations whereas, depending on the subject-matter, those negotiations related to general international law will be held at the General Assembly Sixth.
- Improving constitutional rights of indigenous people
- Introducing the rule of law at national and international levels