United Nations Commission for India and Pakistan

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United Nations Commission for India and Pakistan

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The United Nations Commission for India and Pakistan's (UNCIP) task was to investigate and mediate the India/Pakistan dispute over the future of the state of Jammu and Kashmir. It existed from June, 1948, until March, 1950. The United Nations Representative for India and Pakistan was Sir Owen Dixon. His task was to assume the responsibilities of UNCIP, to prepare for the Plebiscite Administrator for Jammu and Kashmir, and to assist in preparation for and supervision of demilitarization.


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