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2009 session of the C-24

During its 2009 session, the Special Committee on Decolonization (C-24) held a total of 11 meetings from 27 February to 23 June 2009, and adopted, among others, 11 draft resolutions without a vote. For details, see below table. For more details concerning the activities of the 2009 session of the C-24, see its annual report of the year, A/64/23. For information concerning its regional seminar during the 2009 session, please see under 2009 Seminar page.

Meetings of the C-24 during the 2009 session 

Meeting
(Record)
Date Agenda Documents Outcome/Votes
11th meeting 

23 June 2009

Question of Tokelau

Report of the Caribbean regional seminar

Report of the Special Committee

Closure of the session

A/AC.109/2009/2 (Working paper on Tokelau)

A/AC.109/2009/L.14 (Report of the Special Committee)

A/AC.109/2009/L.15 (Draft resolution on Tokelau; sponsored by Fiji and Papua New Guinea)

A/AC.109/2009/CRP.1 (Draft report of the Caribbean regional seminar)

Adoption without a vote of:

Draft report of the Special Committee (A/AC.109/2009/L.14);

Draft resolution on Tokelau (A/AC.109/2009/L.15); and

Draft report of the Caribbean regional seminar (A/AC.109/2009/CRP.1)

10th meeting 
19 June 2009

Question of the Falkland Islands (Malvinas) (continued)

Questions of American Samoa, Anguilla, Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Guam, Montserrat, Pitcairn, Saint Helena, the Turks and Caicos Islands and the United States Virgin Islands

A/AC.109/2009/1 (Working paper on the British Virgin Islands)

A/AC.109/2009/3 (Working paper on Pitcairn)

A/AC.109/2009/4 (Working paper on American Samoa)

A/AC.109/2009/5 (Working paper on Saint Helena)

A/AC.109/2009/6 (Working paper on Montserrat)

A/AC.109/2009/7 (Working paper on Bermuda)

A/AC.109/2009/8 (Working paper on the Cayman Islands)

A/AC.109/2009/11 (Working paper on Anguilla)

A/AC.109/2009/13 (Working paper on the Falkland Islands (Malvinas))

A/AC.109/2009/14 (Working paper on the United States Virgin Islands)

A/AC.109/2009/16 (Working paper on Guam)

A/AC.109/2009/L.8 (Draft resolution on the Falkland Islands (Malvinas); sponsored by Bolivia, Chile, Cuba, Ecuador and Venezuela)

A/AC.109/2009/L.9 (Draft resolution on American Samoa, Anguilla, Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Guam, Montserrat, Pitcairn, Saint Helena, the Turks and Caicos Islands and the United States Virgin Islands; submitted by the Chair)

Adoption without a vote of draft resolution on American Samoa, Anguilla, Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Guam, Montserrat, Pitcairn, Saint Helena, the Turks and Caicos Islands and the United States Virgin Islands (A/AC.109/2009/L.9)

9th meeting
18 June 2009

Question of the Falkland Islands (Malvinas)

A/AC.109/2009/13 (Working paper on the Falkland Islands (Malvinas))

A/AC.109/2009/L.8 (Draft resolution on the Falkland Islands (Malvinas); sponsored by Bolivia, Chile, Cuba, Ecuador and Venezuela)

Adoption without a vote of draft resolution on the Falkland Islands (Malvinas) (A/AC.109/2009/L.8)
8th meeting
17 June 2009

Implementation of the Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples

Implementation of the Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples by the specialized agencies and the international institutions associated with the United Nations

Economic and other activities which affect the interests of the peoples of the Non-Self-Governing Territories

A/64/62 (Report of the Secretary-General on specialized agencies and international institutions)

E/2009/69 (Report of the President of the Council on consultations with the Special Committee on the implementation of the 1960 Declaration on Decolonization)

A/AC.109/2009/L.10 (Draft resolution on the implementation of the 1960 Declaration on Decolonization; submitted by the Chair)

A/AC.109/2009/L.11 (Draft resolution on specialized agencies and international institutions; submitted by the Chair)

A/AC.109/2009/L.12 (Draft resolution on economic and other activities; submitted by the Chair)

Adoption without a vote of:

Draft resolution on the implementation of the 1960 Declaration on Decolonization (A/AC.109/2009/L.10);

Draft resolution on specialized agencies and international institutions (A/AC.109/2009/L.11); and

Draft resolution on economic and other activities (A/AC.109/2009/L.12)

7th meeting
16 June 2009

Question of New Caledonia

Question of Western Sahara

A/AC.109/2009/9 (Working paper on New Caledonia)

A/AC.109/2009/12 (Working paper on Western Sahara)

A/AC.109/2009/L.3 (Draft resolution on New Caledonia; sponsored by Fiji and Papua New Guinea)

Adoption without a vote of draft resolution on New Caledonia (A/AC.109/2009/L.3)

6th meeting
15 June 2009 Special Committee decision of 9 June 2008 concerning Puerto Rico (continued)

A/AC.109/2009/L.7 (Draft resolution on the Special Committee decision of 9 June 2008 concerning Puerto Rico; sponsored by Cuba, Ecuador and Venezuela)

A/AC.109/2009/L.13 (Report by the C-24 Rapporteur on Puerto Rico)

Adoption without a vote of draft resolution on the Special Committee decision of 9 June 2008 concerning Puerto Rico (A/AC.109/2009/L.7)

5th meeting
15 June 2009

Special Committee decision of 9 June 2008 concerning Puerto Rico

A/AC.109/2009/L.7 (Draft resolution on the Special Committee decision of 9 June 2008 concerning Puerto Rico; sponsored by Cuba, Ecuador and Venezuela)

A/AC.109/2009/L.13 (Report by the C-24 Rapporteur on Puerto Rico)

 

4th meeting
(A/AC.109/2009/SR.4)
9 June 2009 Question of Gibraltar A/AC.109/2009/15 (Working paper on Gibraltar)  
3rd meeting
(A/AC.109/2009/SR.3)

8 June 2009

Requests for hearing

Information from Non-Self-Governing Territories transmitted under Article 73 e of the Charter of the United Nations

Dissemination of information on decolonization

Question of sending visiting and special missions to Territories

A/64/67 (Report of the Secretary-General on information transmitted under Article 73 e)

A/AC.109/2009/18 and Corr.1 (Report of the Secretary-General on dissemination of information)

A/AC.109/2009/L.4 (Draft resolution on information transmitted under Article 73 e; submitted by the Chair)

A/AC.109/2009/L.5 (Draft resolution on dissemination of information; submitted by the Chair)

A/AC.109/2009/L.6 (Draft resolution on visiting and special missions; submitted by the Chair)

Adoption without a vote of: 

 Draft resolution on information transmitted under Article 73 e (A/AC.109/2009/L.4);

Draft resolution on dissemination of information (A/AC.109/2009/L.5) as orally corrected; and

Draft resolution on visiting and special missions (A/AC.109/2009/L.6)

2nd meeting
(A/AC.109/2009/SR.2)
3 April 2009

Caribbean regional seminar

A/AC.109/2009/17 (Guidelines and rules of procedure for the 2009 Caribbean regional seminar)  
1st meeting
(A/AC.109/2009/SR.1)
27 February 2009

Opening of the session by the Under-Secretary-General

Election of officers

Organization of work

A/AC.109/2009/L.1 (Note by the Secretary-General on the organization of work: relevant resolutions and decisions of the General Assembly) 

A/AC.109/2009/L.2 (Note by the Chair on the organization of work)

Election by acclamation of Mr. R. M. Marty M. Natalegawa (Indonesia) as the Chair

Election by acclamation of other officers:

Vice-Chairs - Mr. Abelardo Moreno Fernández (Cuba) and Mr. Rupert S. Davies (Sierra Leone); and

Rapporteur - Mr. Bashar Ja’afari (Syrian Arab Republic)