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 on the Situation with regard to the Implementation of the Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples (1963-present)
Special Committee of Six on the Transmission of Information under Article 73e of the Charter (1960)