International Week of Solidarity with the Peoples of Non-Self-Governing Territories

28 May 2021 Current Affairs:The United Nations is celebrating the “International Week of Solidarity with the Peoples of Non-Self-Governing Territories” from May 25 to 31, 2021.

Highlights:
♦ A Non-Self-Governing Territory is one where “people have not attained a full measure of self-government,” according to the UN Charter.
♦ In 1946, UN Member States identified a number of non-self-governing territories under their administration and placed them on the UN list.
♦ The country that administers Non-Self-Governing Territories is called the administering powers.
♦ However, due to the decolonization process, some territories were removed from the list.
 

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