Social, Humanitarian and Cultural Committee (SOCHUM)
The Social, Humanitarian and Cultural Committee (SOCHUM) is the third committee of the General Assembly of the United Nations.
Its mandate consists of social and humanitarian affairs as well as human rights issues affecting the world population. Other than examining human rights questions, SOCHUM discusses questions related to the protection of children, the treatment of refugees, elimination of racism and discrimination and the advancement of women.
As one of the main committees of the General Assembly, all the Unites Nations Member States can participate in the debates of SOCHUM.