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Distr.: General
14 December 1946




Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on 14 December 1946

[Adopted by the General Assembly at its First session, Sixty-fourth plenary meeting, on 14 December 1946 (Resolution No. 66) (I)]

66 (1)Information from Non-Self-Governing Territories
transmitted under Article 73 e of the Charter



The General Assembly, on 9 February 1946, approved a resolution on Non-Self Governing Peoples. By this resolution the Secretary-General was requested to include in his annual report on the work of the Organization a statement summarizing such information as may have been transmitted to him by Members of the United Nations under Article 73c of the Charter relating to economic, social and educational conditions in the territories for which they are responsible, other than those to which Chapters XII and XIII apply.

The General Assembly notes that information has been transmitted by the Governments of Australia concerning conditions in Papua; France concerning conditions in French West Africa, French Equatorial Africa, French Somaliland, Madagascar and Dependencies, French Establishments in Oceania, Indo-China, French Establishments in India, New Caledonia and Dependencies, Saint-Pierre and Miquelon, Morroco, Tunisia, the New Hebrides under Anglo-French Condominium, Martinique, Guadeloupe and Dependencies, French Guiana, and Reunion (without prejudice to the future status of these territories); New Zealand concerning conditions in the Cook Islands (without prejudice to any interpretation of the expression "Non-Self-Governing Territories" in view of the fact that the Cook Islands are an integral part of New Zealand); the United Kingdom concerning conditions in Barbados, Bermuda, British Guiana, British Honduras[1] Fiji, Gambia, Gibraltar, Leeward Islands, Mauritius, St. Lucia, and Zanzibar Protectorate; and the United States concerning conditions in Alaska,


  1. In this connexion reference is made to the Journal of the United Nations, No. 55, 10 December 1946, Supplement No. 4, page 79-80.