15 Oct Legal Issues at the GA This Fall
For those interested in the 6th committee program at the General Assembly currently underway, the schedule is available here. Interesting topics are being discussed, including the Rule of Law, International Terrorism, Universal Jurisdiction, finalizing a draft UNCITRAL treaty on transparency in treaty based Investor-State disputes, and an update on the Responsibility of International Organizations. The ILC’s report will be discussed between October 27 – November 5. Documents for the sessions are available on the PaperSmart portal, and all the plenaries can be viewed by live webcast here.
In addition, on Thursday, Oct. 16, elections will take place for five non-permament Security Council seats. Background on the seats available and the countries vying for them is available here.