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Back to top General information The Sixth Committee is the primary forum for the consideration of legal questions in the General Assembly. All of the U.N. Member States are entitled to representation on the Sixth Committee as one of the main committees of the General Assembly. Calendar for Government comments
Follow us on: The Commission's mandate was expanded in 1987 by ECOSOC resolution 1987/22 to include the functions of promoting the objectives of equality, development and peace, monitoring the implementation of measures for the advancement of women, and reviewing and appraising progress made at the national, subregional, regional and global levels. Following the 1995 Fourth World Conference on Women , the General Assembly mandated the Commission to integrate into its programme a follow-up process to the Conference, regularly reviewing the critical areas of concern in the Beijing Platform for Action and to develop its catalytic role in mainstreaming a gender perspective in United Nations activities.
The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) is a training arm of the United Nations System, serving some 27,000 beneficiaries annually by conducting more than 400 capacity development and research activities around the world. The Mission of UNITAR is to deliver innovative training and conduct research on knowledge systems to develop capacities of beneficiaries in the fields of Environment ; Peace, Security and Diplomacy ; and Governance . As an autonomous body within the United Nations system, UNITAR is governed by a Board of Trustees and is headed by an Executive Director . The Institute is supported by voluntary contributions from governments, intergovernmental organizations, foundations, and other non-governmental sources.
Intergovernmental organizations having received a standing invitation to participate as observers in the sessions and the work of the General Assembly and maintaining permanent offices at Headquarters
Back to top The General Assembly is the main deliberative, policymaking and representative organ of the United Nations. Comprising all 193 Members of the United Nations , it provides a unique forum for multilateral discussion of the full spectrum of international issues covered by the Charter .
The UNCITRAL Secretariat has established a system for collecting and disseminating information on court decisions and arbitral awards relating to the Conventions and Model Laws that have emanated from the work of the Commission. The purpose of the system is to promote international awareness of the legal texts formulated by the Commission and to facilitate uniform interpretation and application of those texts. The system is explained in document A/CN.9/SER.C/GUIDE/1/Rev.2 . Abstracts
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The Association of Former International Civil Servants in New York (AFICS/NY) was established at United Nations Headquarters in New York in 1970. The mission of AFICS/NY is to support and promote the purposes principles and programmes of the United Nations System; to advise and assist former international civil servants and those about to separate from service; to represent the interests of its members within the System; to foster social and personal relationships among members, to promote their well being and to encourage mutual support of individual members. For membership eligibility click on By-Laws. Membership Application Form (MS-Word)