Historical Trusteeship Council

President: Andrea Michelle Martínez Lozano

Chair: Ariadna Daniela Garcia Medina, Sebastián Loeza Saldaña, Sebastián Lamparero Garcia, Gerardo Romo Ortega.

Topic A) Strategies to avoid the conflict between Argentina and the United Kingdom caused by the sovereignty of the territory of the Falkland Islands (1982)

Topic B) Division and territorial changes after World War II, focusing on Europe and Africa (1945)




Committee's outline and faculties

The Historical Trusteeship Council (HTC) is established as one of the main organs of the United Nations and also is in charge of supervising the administration of the trust territories attached to the Trusteeship System. The HTC is also made up of five permanent members: The People's Republic of China, the French Republic, the Russian Federation, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and the United States of America. In the same way, the Historical Trusteeship Council formally suspended its operations on November 1, 1994; through a resolution adopted in the same year. The Council has modified its regulations, in which it was agreed to meet as occasion required, either by its own decision, by decision of its President, or at the request of the majority of its member countries.


The main objective of the HTC is to promote the advancement of the inhabitants of the trust territories and their progressive development towards self-government or independence. The purpose of the Trusteeship System has been fulfilled as all trust territories have attained self-government or independence, either as separate States or by joining neighboring independent countries.

  • It Is authorized to examine and discuss reports from the Administering Authority on the political, economic, social and educational advancement of the peoples of trust territories.

  • It Is authorized to organize periodic visits to the trust territories on the dates agreed with the Administering Authority.

  • It has the support of the Economic and Social Council, as well as specialized agencies that deal with topics of the same competence.