(5) This management--the transitional administration of sovereign territories (6)--offers a critical lens through which to view the potential for and problems of trusteeship over failed and failing states.
The transitional administration or trusteeship model typically minimizes sovereignty sharing with domestic political actors and places governing authority in the hands of an administrator appointed by the U.N.
Trusteeship is not a role to be taken lightly, considering its potential for difficulty, stress, and loss.
When a CPA considers a trusteeship engagement, professional standards require that she have the requisite skills and knowledge to render the services competently.
Agreement would have legally obliged United Nations member states to ensure the peaceful transition of the "British Mandate for Palestine"--which the British had announced they would terminate on 15 May 1948--into a newly created entity to be known as the "UN Trusteeship
for Palestine" (hereinafter the Trusteeship
The Covenant of the League of Nations created a class of non-self-governing territories, which it defined as those areas "inhabited by peoples not yet able to stand by themselves under the strenuous conditions of the modern world." The drafters of the UN Charter, recognizing the stench of condescension about the definition, created a trusteeship
system but defined its beneficiaries as only those who have not attained "the full measure of self government." Reanimating this dormant institution in any formal sense has never been in the cards.
This amendment would make continuation of a trusteeship
over a state affiliate by NEA subject to a vote of confirmation by the members of the state affiliate in question.
members who favor major alterations in the union's Constitution, to insure membership control and deny mob allies their traditional power, are wary of trusteeship
. In their view, it is both undesirable and unworkable to have court-appointed outsiders negotiating teamster contracts, overseeing strikes and organizing campaigns or dealing with government agencies on workplace issues.
(9) Lene Mosegaard Sobjerg, "Trusteeship
and the Concept of Freedom," Review of International Studies 33, no.
On the same day, Michael Clough (CFR) was writing in the Los Angeles Times that "it is a very real possibility that the United Nations will eventually establish some form of trusteeship
over Somalia that will have to be kept in place for an extended period of time." What would that entail?
representative to the Trusteeship
Council, criticized Belgium's policy by noting that education was not a luxury that could be postponed, but the essential ingredient for the growth of trusteeship
territories and the eventual emergence of territorial self-government.(5)
Bain's short but insightful monograph contrasts the idea of trusteeship
with liberty, both of individuals and of communities.