SIXTH COMMITTEE: LEGAL

Chair: Jaebok Lee


The Sixth Committee is the primary forum for the consideration of legal questions in the General Assembly. The committee has universal membership and all of the United Nations Member States are entitled to representation. The Legal Committee is the Sixth Committee of the United Nations General Assembly and meets annually, looking at international law, international trade law, and treaties. The committee will be discussing these issues, with a specific viewpoint towards criminal accountability for UN officials and the terminology surrounding international displacement.

Topic B

Terminology of International Displacement

Topic A

Criminal Accountability for UN officials

 

APPROXIMATE COMMITTEE SIZE: 140


learning goals

Delegates will gain...

  • Comprehend how UN Officials operate across many nations and the various roles they undertake to ensure peace and stability in highly volatile regions;
  • Create a comprehensive strategy to hold UN Officials criminally accountable for any actions that may be deemed as inhumane or outside UN jurisdiction;
  • Gain an understanding of the legal terminology surrounding international displacement.

About the Chair

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Jaebok Lee is a member of the Walsh School of Foreign Service Class of 2020 majoring in Regional Studies with a focus on Asia. Raised in Seoul and Los Angeles, Jaebok began Model UN as a high school sophomore and is excited to continue his passion for the incredible game in college. Outside of NAIMUN, Jaebok serves as the Chief Operations Officer for the Georgetown International Relations Association and Executive Director of the Georgetown Journal of International Affairs. When not travelling with Georgetown’s MUN team, he can often be found looking for food or crying over lost Snapchat streaks.