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2011 session of the C-24

During its 2011 session, the Special Committee on Decolonization (C-24) held a total of 9 meetings from 24 February to 24 June 2011, and adopted, among others, 11 draft resolutions without a vote. For details, see below table. For more details concerning the activities of the 2011 session of the C-24, see its annual report of the year, A/66/23. For information concerning its regional seminar during the 2011 session, please see under 2011 Seminar page.

Meetings of the C-24 during the 2011 session 

Meeting
(Record)
Date Agenda Documents Outcome/Votes
9th meeting

24 June 2011

Question of Tokelau

Report of the Special Committee on decisions concerning organizational matters

Organization of work

Closure of the session

A/AC.109/2011/3 (Working paper on Tokelau)

A/AC.109/2011/L.14 (Report of the Special Committee on decisions concerning organizational matters)

A/AC.109/2011/L.15 (Draft resolution on Tokelau; sponsored by Fiji and Papua New Guinea)

Adoption without a vote of:

Draft report of the Special Committee on decisions concerning organizational matters (A/AC.109/2011/L.14); and

Draft resolution on Tokelau (A/AC.109/2011/L.15)

8th meeting

23 June 2011

Question of New Caledonia

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

Report of the Caribbean regional seminar on the implementation of the Third International Decade for the Eradication of Colonialism

A/AC.109/2011/2 (Working paper on Anguilla)

A/AC.109/2011/4 (Working paper on Pitcairn)

A/AC.109/2011/5 (Working paper on Bermuda)

A/AC.109/2011/6 (Working paper on the British Virgin Islands)

A/AC.109/2011/7 (Working paper on Saint Helena)

A/AC.109/2011/8 (Working paper on the Cayman Islands)

A/AC.109/2011/9 (Working paper on the United States Virgin Islands)

A/AC.109/2011/10 (Working paper on the Turks and Caicos Islands)

A/AC.109/2011/11 (Working paper on Montserrat)

A/AC.109/2011/12 (Working paper on American Samoa)

A/AC.109/2011/15 (Working paper on Guam)

A/AC.109/2011/16 (Working paper on New Caledonia)

A/AC.109/2011/L.8 (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)

A/AC.109/2011/L.12 (Draft resolution on New Caledonia; sponsored by Fiji and Papua New Guinea)

A/AC.109/2011/CRP.1 (Draft report of the Caribbean regional seminar)

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.109/2011/L.8);

Draft resolution on New Caledonia (A/AC.109/2011/L.12); and

Draft report of the Caribbean regional seminar (A/AC.109/2011/CRP.1)

7th meeting
21 June 2011 

Question of the Falkland Islands (Malvinas) (continued)

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 international institutions associated with the United Nations

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

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/66/63 (Report of the Secretary-General on specialized agencies and international institutions)

E/2011/73 (Report of the President of the Council on consultations with the Special Committee on the implementation of the 1960 Declaration on Decolonization)

A/AC.109/2011/15 (Working paper on Guam)

A/AC.109/2011/L.8 (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)

A/AC.109/2011/L.9 (Draft resolution on the implementation of the 1960 Declaration on Decolonization; submitted by the Chair)

A/AC.109/2011/L.10 (Draft resolution on specialized agencies and international institutions; submitted by the Chair)

A/AC.109/2011/L.11 (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.109/2011/L.9);

Draft resolution on specialized agencies and international institutions (A/AC.109/2011/L.10); and

Draft resolution on economic and other activities (A/AC.109/2011/L.11)

6th meeting
21 June 2011 

Question of the Falkland Islands (Malvinas)

A/AC.109/2011/14 (Working paper on the Falkland Islands (Malvinas))

A/AC.109/2011/L.7 (Draft resolution on the Falkland Islands (Malvinas); sponsored by Bolivia, Chile, Cuba, Ecuador, Nicaragua and Venezuela)

Adoption without a vote of draft resolution on the Falkland Islands (Malvinas)) (A/AC.109/2011/L.7)

5th meeting
20 June 2011  Special Committee decision of 17 June 2010 concerning Puerto Rico (continued)

A/AC.109/2011/L.6 (Draft resolution on the Special Committee decision of 17 June 2010 concerning Puerto Rico; sponsored by Bolivia, Cuba, Ecuador, Nicaragua and Venezuela)

A/AC.109/2011/L.13 (Report by the C-24 Rapporteur on Puerto Rico)

Adoption without a vote of draft resolution on the Special Committee decision of 17 June 2010 concerning Puerto Rico (A/AC.109/2011/L.6)

4th meeting
20 June 2011  Special Committee decision of 17 June 2010 concerning Puerto Rico

A/AC.109/2011/L.6 (Draft resolution on the Special Committee decision of 17 June 2010 concerning Puerto Rico; sponsored by Bolivia, Cuba, Ecuador, Nicaragua and Venezuela)

A/AC.109/2011/L.13 (Report by the C-24 Rapporteur on Puerto Rico)

 
3rd meeting
13 June 2011

Requests for hearing

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

Question of the dissemination of information on decolonization

Question of sending visiting and special missions to Territories

Question of Gibraltar

Question of Western Sahara

A/66/65 (Report of the Secretary-General on information transmitted under Article 73 e)

A/AC.109/2011/1 (Working paper on Western Sahara)

A/AC.109/2011/13 (Working paper on Gibraltar)

A/AC.109/2011/17 (Report of the Secretary-General on dissemination of information)

A/AC.109/2011/L.3 (Draft resolution on information transmitted under Article 73 e; submitted by the Chair)

A/AC.109/2011/L.4 (Draft resolution on dissemination of information; submitted by the Chair)

A/AC.109/2011/L.5 (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.109/2011/L.3);

Draft resolution on dissemination of information (A/AC.109/2011/L.4); and

Draft resolution on visiting and special missions (A/AC.109/2011/L.5)

2nd meeting
31 March 2011 Caribbean regional seminar A/AC.109/2011/18 (Guidelines and rules of procedure for the 2011 Caribbean regional seminar)  
1st meeting
24 February 2011

Opening of the session by the Secretary-General

Election of officers

Organization of work

A/AC.109/2011/L.1 (Note by the Secretary-General on the organization of work: relevant resolutions and decisions of the General Assembly)

A/AC.109/2011/L.2 (Note by the Chair on the organization of work)

Election by secret ballot of Mr. Francisco Carrión-Mena (Ecuador) as the Chair

Election by acclamation of other officers:

Vice-Chairs - Mr. Rodolfo Reyes Rodríguez (Cuba) and Mr. Rupert S. Davies (Sierra Leone); and

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