Embajada en Alemania

General Assembly of the United Nations

On 14 December 1960, the General Assembly adopted Resolution 1514 (XV) "Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples" which proclaimed ?the necessity of bringing to a speedy and unconditional end colonialism in all its forms and manifestations?, enshrining two fundamental principles that were to guide the decolonisation process: self-determination and territorial integrity.