SOCHUM is one of six main committees of the UN General Assembly, and its focus is on promoting and protecting human rights, as well as addressing social and humanitarian issues around the world. It is responsible for a wide range of issues, such as the promotion of gender equality, the protection of children's rights, the elimination of racial discrimination, and the provision of humanitarian assistance to refugees and internally displaced persons.
The committee also addresses cultural issues, including the preservation and promotion of cultural diversity and the protection of cultural heritage sites. In addition, SOCHUM examines issues related to the promotion of sustainable development, particularly in areas such as education, health, and poverty reduction.
SOCHUM is made up of all 193 member states of the United Nations, and its sessions take place during the annual General Assembly meetings in New York. During these sessions, member states discuss and debate various social, humanitarian, and cultural issues and work towards developing resolutions and recommendations that can be adopted by the General Assembly.
Overall, the work of SOCHUM is aimed at improving the lives of people around the world by promoting and protecting their human rights, promoting sustainable development, and addressing social and humanitarian challenges.
Agenda Item: Discussing strategies to eradicate poverty and promote economic development in central African countries.