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United Nations Security Council Resolution 21

United Nations Security Council Resolution 21, adopted unanimously at the 124th meeting of the Security Council on April 2, 1947, placed the former German Pacific Islands north of the Equator, which were formerly mandated to Japan by the League of Nations, under the Trusteeship System. The Security Council declared 16 Articles under which it had approved the terms. It declared the United States to be the Administering Authority and gave it permission to militarise the territory.

UN Security Council
Resolution 21
Date April 2 1947
Meeting no. 124
Code S/318 (Document)
Subject Trusteeship of strategic areas
Voting summary
11 voted for
None voted against
None abstained
Result Adopted
Security Council composition
Permanent members
Non-permanent members

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United Nations Security Council Resolution 21 (1947). Trusteeship of Strategic Areas S/RES/21(1947) 2 April 1947. Retrieved 9 September 2014.

External linksEdit

  The full text of United Nations Security Council Resolution 21 at Wikisource