UN Appoints Netherlands to Ad Hoc Committee Regarding Decolonization in 1952. | SMN NEWS

PHILIPSBURG:— Three years prior to submitting the Kingdom Charter to the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), the Netherlands was selected to become a member of a new Ad Hoc Committee regarding decolonization factors in 1952. The Ad Hoc Committee, which consisted of ten members (Australia, Belgium, Burma, Cuba, Guatemala, Iraq, Netherlands, United Kingdom, United States, Venezuela), was instructed by UNGA, via UN Resolution 648 (VII), to “carry out a more thorough study of the factors which will have to be taken into account in deciding whether a Territory has or has not attained a full measure of self-government.”

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