Election of the officers of the Main Committees.
 [a] Implementation of the outcome of the World Summit for Social Development and of the twenty-fourth special session of the General Assembly;
 [b] Social development, including questions relating to the world social situation and to youth, ageing, disabled persons and the family;
 [c] Follow-up to the International Year of Older Persons: Second World Assembly on Ageing;
 [d] United Nations Literacy Decade: education for all.
 Advancement of women:
 [a] Advancement of women;
 [b] Implementation of the outcome of the Fourth World Conference on Women and of the twenty-third special session of the General Assembly.
 Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, questions relating to refugees, returnees and displaced persons and humanitarian questions.
 Report of the Human Rights Council.
 Promotion and protection of the rights of children:
 [a] Promotion and protection of the rights of children;
 [b] Follow-up to the outcome of the special session on children.
 Rights of indigenous peoples:
 [a] Rights of indigenous peoples;
 [b] Second International Decade of the World’s Indigenous People.
 Elimination of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance:
 [a] Elimination of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance;
 [b] Comprehensive implementation of and follow-up to the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action.
 Right of peoples to self-determination.
 Promotion and protection of human rights:
 [a] Implementation of human rights instruments;
 [b] Human rights questions, including alternative approaches for improving the effective enjoyment of human rights and fundamental freedoms;
 [c] Human rights situations and reports of special rapporteurs and representatives;
 [d] Comprehensive implementation of and follow-up to the Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action.
 Crime prevention and criminal justice.
 International drug control.
 Revitalization of the work of the General Assembly.
 Programme planning.