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2012 session of the C-24

During its 2012 session, the Special Committee on Decolonization (C-24) held a total of 11 meetings from 23 February to 22 June 2012, and adopted 11 draft resolutions without a vote. For details, see below table. For more details concerning the activities of the 2012 session of the C-24, see its annual report of the year, A/67/23 and A/67/23/Corr.1. For information concerning its regional seminar during the 2012 session, please see under 2012 Seminar page.

Meetings of the C-24 during the 2012 session 

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

22 June 2012

Question of Tokelau

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

Question of New Caledonia

Closure of the session

A/AC.109/2012/1 (Working paper on Tokelau)

A/AC.109/2012/L.12 (Draft resolution on New Caledonia; sponsored by Fiji and Papua New Guinea)

A/AC.109/2012/L.15 (Draft resolution on Tokelau; sponsored by Fiji and Papua New Guinea)

Adoption without a vote of: 

Draft resolution on New Caledonia (A/AC.109/2012/L.12); and

Draft resolution on Tokelau (A/AC.109/2012/L.15)

10th meeting 

21 June 2012

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

Report of the Special Committee

Organization of work

A/AC.109/2012/L.14 (Report of the Special Committee on decisions concerning organizational matters)

A/AC.109/2012/CRP.1 (Draft report of the Pacific regional seminar)

Adoption without a vote of:

Draft report of the Special Committee on decisions concerning organizational matters (A/AC.109/2012/L.14); and

Draft report of the Pacific regional seminar (A/AC.109/2012/CRP.1)

9th meeting 
20 June 2012

Requests for hearing

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.109/2012/2 (Working paper on Anguilla)

A/AC.109/2012/3 (Working paper on Pitcairn)

A/AC.109/2012/4 (Working paper on Bermuda)

A/AC.109/2012/5 (Working paper on Saint Helena)

A/AC.109/2012/6 (Working paper on the British Virgin Islands)

A/AC.109/2012/7 (Working paper on the Cayman Islands)

A/AC.109/2012/8 (Working paper on the United States Virgin Islands)

A/AC.109/2012/9 (Working paper on the Turks and Caicos Islands)

A/AC.109/2012/10 (Working paper on Montserrat)

A/AC.109/2012/11 (Working paper on American Samoa)

A/AC.109/2012/13 (Working paper on Guam)

A/AC.109/2012/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)

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.109/2012/L.8)

8th meeting 

19 June 2012

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/65/61 (Report of the Secretary-General on specialized agencies and international institutions)

E/2012/47 (Report of the President of the Council on consultations with the Special Committee on the implementation of the 1960 Declaration on Decolonization)

A/AC.109/2012/L.9 (Draft resolution on the implementation of the 1960 Declaration on Decolonization; submitted by the Chair)

A/AC.109/2012/L.10 (Draft resolution on specialized agencies and international institutions; submitted by the Chair)

A/AC.109/2012/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.109/2012/L.9);

Draft resolution on specialized agencies and international institutions (A/AC.109/2012/L.10); and

Draft resolution on economic and other activities (A/AC.109/2012/L.11)

7th meeting 
18 June 2012 Special Committee decision of 20 June 2011 concerning Puerto Rico (continued)

A/AC.109/2012/L.7 (Draft resolution on the Special Committee decision of 20 June 2011 concerning Puerto Rico; sponsored by Bolivia, Cuba, Ecuador, Nicaragua and Venezuela)

Adoption without a vote of draft resolution on the Special Committee decision of 20 June 2011 concerning Puerto Rico (A/AC.109/2012/L.7)

6th meeting 
18 June 2012 Special Committee decision of 20 June 2011 concerning Puerto Rico

A/AC.109/2012/L.7 (Draft resolution on the Special Committee decision of 20 June 2011 concerning Puerto Rico; sponsored by Bolivia, Cuba, Ecuador, Nicaragua and Venezuela)

 

5th meeting 
15 June 2012

Question of the Falkland Islands (Malvinas) (continued)

Question of Gibraltar

Question of Western Sahara

A/AC.109/2012/12 (Working paper on the Falkland Islands (Malvinas))

A/AC.109/2012/14 (Working paper on Gibraltar)

A/AC.109/2012/16 (Working paper on Western Sahara)

A/AC.109/2012/L.6 (Draft resolution on the Falkland Islands (Malvinas); sponsored by Bolivia, Chile, Cuba, Ecuador, Nicaragua and Venezuela)

 
4th meeting 
14 June 2012 Question of the Falkland Islands (Malvinas)

A/AC.109/2012/12 (Working paper on the Falkland Islands (Malvinas))

A/AC.109/2012/L.6 (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.109/2012/L.6)

3rd meeting 
11 June 2012

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

A/67/71 (Report of the Secretary-General on information transmitted under Article 73 e)

A/AC.109/2012/18 (Report of the Secretary-General on dissemination of information)

A/AC.109/2012/L.3 (Draft resolution on information transmitted under Article 73 e; submitted by the Chair)

A/AC.109/2012/L.4 (Draft resolution on dissemination of information; submitted by the Chair)

A/AC.109/2012/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.109/2012/L.3);

Draft resolution on dissemination of information (A/AC.109/2012/L.4); and 

Draft resolution on visiting and special missions (A/AC.109/2012/L.5)

2nd meeting 
19 April 2012

Pacific regional seminar

A/AC.109/2012/17 (Guidelines and rules of procedure for the 2012 Pacific regional seminar)

 

1st meeting 
23 February 2012

Opening of the session by the Assistant Secretary-General

Election of officers

Organization of work

A/AC.109/2012/L.1 (Note by the Secretary-General on the organization of work: relevant resolutions and decisions of the General Assembly)

A/AC.109/2012/L.2 (Note by the Chair on the organization of work)

Election by acclamation of Mr. Diego Morejón (Ecuador) as the Chair

Election by acclamation of other officers:

Vice-Chairs - Mr. Pedro Núñez Mosquera (Cuba) and Mr. Shekou M. Touray (Sierra Leone); and

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