SPECPOL: Special Political and Decolonization

Welcome to the Fourth Committee of the General Assembly at SCMUN 2020!

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The Special Political and Decolonization Committee or SPECPOL is the Fourth Committee of the General Assembly. This committee deals with a variety of topics regarding decolonization, refugees, human rights, peacekeeping, mine action, outer space, public information, and atomic radiation. In part due to the work of the Fourth Committee, the number of former colonies has drastically decreased to approximately two million people living in colonized territory. All 193 member state of the UN can attend its meetings.