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Research tips

  • Begin research in secondary resources to obtain an overview and citation to key documents related to a trust territory
  • Other bodies may also have considered the situation in trusteeship territories, especially those concerned with decolonization, such as:
    • General Assembly Fourth Committee
    • Special Committee on the Situation with regard to the Implementation of the Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples (Special Committee on Decolonization or Committee of 24)


The following UN resources may be helpful in researching Trusteeship Council topics: