Sixth Committee (Legal Committee)

Level: Intermediate

The Legal Committee is the sixth of the main committees in the United Nations General Assembly, primarily functioning to resolve legal questions in the General Assembly. All UN member states are entitled to representation in this committee, which will be catered towards delegates with intermediate experience.

Topics:

  1. The question of UN officials’ and experts’ criminal liability and diplomatic immunity
  2. Settlement of international disputes to which international organisations are parties


Delegates: Send your position papers by October 26 to cuimun.xxiv.legal@gmail.com

Study Guide

 Jana (Ranjana Ravi)

Director

Jana (Ranjana Ravi)

20, Indian by birth, Scottish by identity

Occupation:

MUN Experience: Full-time MUNner/Mooter, part-time bartender/waitress. Oh, and also a final year Law and International Relations student at University of Edinburgh

Hobbies: Drinking an obscene amount of caffeine/red bull, reading a good book, ranting about many things and watching Love Island. Oh, don't forget eating three times my bodyweight in food

Fun Fact: Burns easy, even in Scottish summer; cannot stand spicy food, finding Nando’s medium spicy; double jointed in many places

 Lodovica Bellora

Assistant Director

Lodovica Bellora

22, Italian

Occupation: Law Student

MUN Experience: Attended conferences across Europe, New York and Shanghai, participating as a judge, delegate and chair since high school. My favourite committee is the International Court of Justice

Hobbies: lassical music and Opera, going shopping, swimming. During the summer, I like windsurfing and sailing

Fun Fact: Fun Fact: Two years ago I met Bill Gates in Rome

 Chloe Deng

Assistant Director

Chloe Deng

21, Hong Kong & Israel

Occupation:

MUN Experience: Final Year Law student; President of University of Bristol MUN Society MUN experience: started at the age of 14, been to conferences across 3 continents, taking part as a delegate, judge, chair and secretariat member. Oh and I also founded the MUN Club in my high school

Hobbies: Cooking & eating, playing tennis (and practically every racquet sports), singing and sipping on cider

Fun Fact: I have an unhealthy obsession with pandas and KFC hot wings; I’m Asian, but the “Asian flush” doesn’t apply to me!