Colonialism 11

All powers that exercise sovereign rights or influence in the areas in question undertake to supervise the preservation of the native population and the improvement of their moral and material living conditions, and to cooperate in the suppression of slavery and in particular the N**** trade; without distinction of nationality or cult, they will protect and favour all (…) institutions and undertakings which (…) aim to educate the natives and render intelligible and worthy to them the advantages of civilisation.