The so-called Legal Committee, or Sixth Committee, oversees issues related to international law. The General Assembly has six standing committees that report to it, on: disarmament, economic and financial issues, human rights, decolonization, the U.N. budget, and legal issues.
Comment: Danlon is correct: Israel has a wide range of experience in these matters: having an illegal nuclear program, tons of American-provided conventional weapons, regularly committing human rights violation, and the creation of countless illegal racial colonies.
"I am proud to be the first Israeli elected to this position," Israel U.N. Ambassador Danny Danon said in a statement.
"Israel is a world leader in international law and in fighting terrorism," he added. "We are pleased to have the opportunity to share our knowledge with the countries of the world."