Territories accorded a United Nations non-self-governing status disputed by the administering government

Other Names:
Lack of UN jurisdiction in administered territories
There exist a number of territories which from the UN perspective can be considered as 'non-self-governing', according to the obligations of Chapter XI of the UN Charter and General Assembly resolution 1514 (XV), although this may be disputed by the administering government. The latter may also refuse to recognize any UN jurisdiction in the matter.
Problem Type:
F: Fuzzy exceptional problems
Date of last update
01.01.2000 – 00:00 CET