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Social, Humanitarian, and Cultural Committee

The United Nations General assembly Third Committee also known as the Social, Cultural and Humanitarian Committee or SOCHUM is one of the main committees inGeneral Assembly of the United Nations which was established in 1947. SOCHUM is a forum for United Nations Member States that deals with matters concerning human rights and humanitarian affairs.

The committee also discusses questions relating to the advancement of women, elimination of racism and racial discrimination, right to self-determination and the protection of the children. The member states have the liability to form resolutions that shape the world and find sustainable solutions for social matters.

Agenda Items

Fostering peaceful coexistence among faiths and ethnicities

Under-Secretary-General

Zahide Nur Kantarcıoğlu

Level

Beginner

Study Guide

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