Certain Phosphate Lands in Nauru (Nauru v. Australia)

International Court of JusticeOn 19 May 1989, Nauru filed an Application instituting proceedings against Australia in respect of a dispute over the rehabilitation of certain phosphate lands mined under Australian administration before Nauruan independence. In its Application Nauru claimed that Australia had breached the trusteeship obligations it had accepted under Article 76 of the United Nations Charter and under the Trusteeship Agreement for Nauru of 1 November 1947.

On 9 September 1993, the Agents of Nauru and Australia notified the Court that, having reached a settlement, the two Parties had agreed to discontinue the proceedings.

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