Trusteeship Council


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Noun1.Trusteeship Council - a permanent council of the United Nations that commissions a country (or countries) to undertake the administration of a territoryTrusteeship Council - a permanent council of the United Nations that commissions a country (or countries) to undertake the administration of a territory
UN, United Nations - an organization of independent states formed in 1945 to promote international peace and security
council - a body serving in an administrative capacity; "student council"
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34) For its part, the Trusteeship Council guided the trust territories towards either independence or mergers with other states; the bulk of the trusts achieved self-governance governance by the early 1960s.
In 1994, the Trusteeship Council adopted an amendment to its rules
Catherine Redgwell and Lorraine Elliott target the UN Trusteeship Council and the UN Security Council, respectively.
Mulumba had written to the Lambeth Conference Bishops, the Colonial Office and the Trusteeship Council of the United Nations.
It recommends only cosmetic changes to the UN Charter such as abolishing the Trusteeship Council (which has been suspended since the early 1990s) and the Military Staff Committee (which has never sat).
Historically, the concept of trusteeship was central to the mandate system of the League of Nations, and subsequently the Trusteeship Council of the United Nations.
The Trusteeship Council, defined by the UN Charter as one of the "principal organs" of the UN, has withered to a kind of vermiform appendix, holding only token meetings to acknowledge that it has no business to transact.
When the United Nations itself was created, it allowed for the creation of an international trusteeship council under Chapter XII of the U.
This new Trusteeship would have been supervised under the UN Trusteeship Council pursuant to Article 75 of the Charter of the United Nations.
Pickens, civil society activists are suggesting a new role for The Trusteeship Council of the United Nations.
The Trusteeship Council has worked itself out of job.