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General Assembly, Third Committee, Seventy-first session

New York
04 October - 23 November, 2016

The Third Committee of the General Assembly at its seventy-first session, is chaired by H.E. Ms. MarÝa Emma MejÝa of Colombia.

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. In October and November 2016, the Committee will hear and interact with over 50 special rapporteurs, independent experts, and chairs of working groups as mandated by the Human Rights Council.

The Committee also discusses questions relating to the advancement of women, the protection of children, indigenous issues, the treatment of refugees, the promotion of fundamental freedoms through the elimination of racism and racial discrimination, and the right to self- determination. In addition, the Committee addresses important social development questions such as issues related to youth, family, ageing, persons with disabilities, crime prevention, criminal justice, and international drug control.

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Date 04 October - 23 November, 2016
Time
Location New York
Organizer General Assembly [ Content posted by United Nations Secretariat, Agency, or Programme UN ENTITY ]
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