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New Guinea Trusteeship Documents

UN Photo #243431 : UN Trust Territory of New Guinea - Background

Agreement

The trusteeship agreement between the United Nations and Australia is available in:

Termination of agreement

The trust territory of New Guinea merged with the territory of Papua to become Papua New Guinea.

Petitions

Petitions were issued with the symbol pattern T/PET.8/--

  • T/PET.8/1 (5 May 1949) - T/PET.8/19 (15 June 1962)
  • T/OBS.8/-- observations on petitions
  • T/COM.8/-- communications

Reports of Administering Power

Reports by the Australian government were transmitted in limited number and not distributed by the United Nations.

The year covered, document symbol of the letter of transmittal and the session of the Council at which it was considered, are given. Reports covered 1 July - 30 June.

  • 1947/1948: T/266 (4th & 5th session)
  • 1948/1949: T/471 + Add.1 (7th session)
  • 1949/1950: T/828 (8th session)
  • 1950/1951: T/958 (10th session)
  • 1951/1952: T/1045 (12th session)
  • 1952/1953: T/1114 (14th session)
  • 1953/1954: T/1175 (16th session)
  • 1954/1955: T/1249 (18th session)
  • 1955/1956: T/1326 (20th session)
  • 1956/1957: E/1375 (22nd session)
  • 1957/1958: T/1464 + Add.1 (24th session)
  • 1958/1959: T/1514 (26th session)
  • 1959/1960: T/1561 & T/1567 (27th session)
  • 1960/1961: T/1591 & T/1601 (28th session)
  • 1961/1962: T/1607 (30th session)
  • 1962/1963: T/1621 (31st session)
  • 1963/1964: T/1632 (32nd session)
  • 1964/1965: T/1649 (33rd session)
  • 1965/1966: T/1660 + Add.1 (34th session)
  • 1966/1967: T/1679 (35th session)
  • 1967/1968: T/1692 + Add.1 (36th session)
  • 1968/1969: T/1704 + Add.1 (37th session)
  • 1969/1970: T/1715 (38th session)
  • 1970/1971: T/1733 (39th session)-- Papua New Guinea
  • 1971/1972: T/1742 (40th session)-- Papua New Guinea
  • 1972/1973: T/1751 + Add.1 (41st session)-- Papua New Guinea
  • 1973/1974: T/1765 (42nd session)-- Papua New Guinea

Reports of Visiting Missions