Type of entity
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United Nations Temporary Executive Authority in West New Guinea
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Dates of existence
The United Nations Temporary Authority in West Irian (UNTEA) was formed to administer West Irian, which is located on the island of New Guinea. In 1963 Dutch New Guinea became Irian Barat, which in 1973 changed its name to Irian Jaya and is currently administered by Indonesia.
UNTEA administered West Irian from October 1962 to May 1963. The administrator was Djalal Abdoh.