TitleResolution 683 (1990) / adopted by the Security Council at its 2972nd meeting, on 22 December 1990.
Security Council resolution 683 (1990) [on partial termination of the Trusteeship Agreement for the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands]
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Mindful that Article 6 of the Trusteeship Agreement, in conformity with Article 76 of the Charter, obligated the Administering Authority, inter alia, to promote the development of the inhabitants of the Trust Territory towards self-government or independence as may be appropriate to the particular circumstances of the Trust Territory and its peoples and the freely expressed wishes of the peoples concerned; satisfied that the peoples of the Federated States of Micronesia, the Marshall Islands, and the Northern Mariana Islands have freely exercised their right to self-determination in approving their respective new status agreements in plebiscites observed by visiting missions of the Trusteeship Council and that, in addition to these plebiscites, the duly constituted legislatures of these entities have adopted resolutions approving the respective new status agreements, thereby freely expressing their wish to terminate the status of these entities as parts of the Trust Territory; hoping that the people of Palau will be able in due course to complete the process of freely exercising their right to self-determination; determines, in the light of the entry into force of the new status agreements for the Federated States of Micronesia, the Marshall Islands and the Northern Mariana Islands, that the objectives of the Trusteeship Agreement have been fully attained, and that the applicability of the Trusteeship Agreement has terminated, with respect to those entities.
Concerns termination of the applicability of the Trusteeship Agreement with respect to the Federated States of Micronesia, the Marshall Islands and the Northern Mariana Islands. In: Resolutions and decisions of the Security Council, 1990. - S/INF/46. - 1991. - p. 29. - (SCOR, 45th year).