Article 73e of the Charter requires UN Member States which administer "territories whose peoples have not yet attained a full measure of self-government" to transmit to the Secretary-General information related to the economic, social and educational conditions in the territories.
Several committees were established to review the information provided under Article 73e from 1947-1963.
Special Committee on Information Transmitted under Article 73e of the Charter (1947-1951)
Committee on Information from Non-Self-Governing Territories (1952-1963)
Special Committee of Six on the Transmission of Information under Article 73e of the Charter (1960)
Special Committee on the Situation with regard to the Implementation of the Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples (1963-present)