31 March 2015

United Nations Report on offers of study and training opportunities for students of non self-governing territories

Argentina, Cuba, New Zealand, Spain, and the United Kingdom provide information on their assistance programmes.

Offers by Member States of study and training facilities for inhabitants of Non-Self-Governing Territories

Report of the Secretary-General

The present report is submitted pursuant to General Assembly resolution 69/100 and is a compilation of replies from Member States related to scholarships and training facilities made available to the inhabitants of Non-Self-Governing Territories

I. Introduction

1.       By General Assembly resolution 845 (IX), Member States were invited to extend to the inhabitants of Non-Self-Governing Territories offers of facilities not only for study and training of university standard but also for study at the post primary level, as well as technical and vocational training of immediate practical value.

2.       In accordance with General Assembly resolution 1696 (XVI), offers extended under resolution 845 (IX) are communicated by the Secretariat to the administering Powers to enable them to give appropriate publicity to the offers in the Territories under their administration.

3.       Information on scholarships offered by Member States under the programme is made available to prospective applicants. Reference to the programme has been included in successive editions of the guide entitled Study Abroad, published by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.

4.       Under the terms of resolution 845 (IX) and subsequent resolutions, the most recent of which is resolution 69/100, the Secretary-General submits to the General Assembly each year a report containing detailed information on the offers made and the extent to which they were utilized.[1] The present report, which covers the period from 5 March 2014 to 5 March 2015, is submitted in accordance with paragraph 5 of resolution 69/100.



The 2014 report is contained in Document A/69/67