Review of the Role of the Trusteeship Council, G.A. res. 50/55, U.N. Doc. A/RES/50/55 (1995).

      The General Assembly,
      Noting the proposal made by Malta on the review of the role of the
Trusteeship Council, other proposals made and different views expressed by
Member States at the fiftieth session of the General Assembly on decisions
relative to the future of the Trusteeship Council and the report of the
Secretary-General on the work of the Organization,
      Noting also that the General Assembly's Open-ended High-level Working
Group on the Strengthening of the United Nations System will be undertaking a
thorough review of studies and reports of the relevant United Nations bodies
and submissions of Member States and observers, as well as studies and reports
of independent commissions, non-governmental organizations, institutions,
scholars and other experts on subjects relating to the revitalization,
strengthening and reform of the United Nations system,
      Noting further the role of the Special Committee of the Charter of the
United Nations and on the Strengthening of the Role of the Organization,
      1.    Requests the Secretary-General to invite Member States to submit,
not later than 31 May 1996, written comments on the future of the Trusteeship
      2.    Also requests the Secretary-General to submit to the General
Assembly, as early as possible and before the end of its fiftieth session, for
appropriate consideration, a report containing comments made by Member States
on the subject.



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