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2014 session of the C-24

During its 2014 session, the Special Committee on Decolonization (C-24) held a total of 9 meetings from 20 February to 27 June 2014, and adopted 12 draft resolutions without a vote. For details, see below table. For more details concerning the activities of the 2014 session of the C-24, see its annual report of the year, A/69/23. For information concerning its regional seminar during the 2014 session, please see under 2014 Seminar page.

Meetings of the C-24 during the 2014 session 

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

27 June 2014

Question of Tokelau (continued)

Question of New Caledonia

Question of French Polynesia

Report of the Pacific regional seminar

Report of the Special Committee on decisions concerning organizational matters

Organization of work
 
Closure of the session

A/AC.109/2014/2 (Working paper on Tokelau)

A/AC.109/2014/16 and Add.1 (Working paper on New Caledonia)

A/AC.109/2014/19 (Working paper on French Polynesia)

A/AC.109/2014/20/Rev.1 (Report of the United Nations mission to New Caledonia, 2014)

A/AC.109/2014/L.12 (Draft resolution on New Caledonia; sponsored by Fiji and Papua New Guinea)

A/AC.109/2014/L.14 (Report of the Special Committee on decisions concerning organizational matters)

A/AC.109/2014/L.15 (Draft resolution on Tokelau; sponsored by Fiji and Papua New Guinea)

A/AC.109/2014/L.16 (Draft resolution on French Polynesia; submitted by the Chair)

A/AC.109/2014/CRP.1 (Draft report of the Pacific Regional Seminar)

GA/COL/3272

Webcast

Adoption without a vote of: 

Draft resolution on New Caledonia (A/AC.109/2014/L.12);

Draft report of the Special Committee on decisions concerning organizational matters (A/AC.109/2014/L.14);

Draft resolution on Tokelau (A/AC.109/2014/L.15);

Draft resolution on French Polynesia (A/AC.109/2014/L.16, as orally amended); and

Draft report of the Pacific regional seminar (A/AC.109/2014/CRP.1)

8th meeting

26 June 2014

Question of the Falkland Islands (Malvinas) (continued)

A/AC.109/2014/15 (Working paper on the Falkland Islands (Malvinas))

A/AC.109/2014/L.7 (Draft resolution on the Falkland Islands (Malvinas); sponsored by Bolivia, Chile, Cuba, Ecuador, Nicaragua and Venezuela)

GA/COL/3271

Webcast

 

7th meeting
26 June 2014 Question of the Falkland Islands (Malvinas) 

A/AC.109/2014/15 (Working paper on the Falkland Islands (Malvinas))

A/AC.109/2014/L.7 (Draft resolution on the Falkland Islands (Malvinas); sponsored by Bolivia, Chile, Cuba, Ecuador, Nicaragua and Venezuela)

GA/COL/3271

Webcast

Adoption without a vote of draft resolution on the Falkland Islands (Malvinas) (A/AC.109/2014/L.7)

6th meeting
24 June 2014

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

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/69/66 (Report of the Secretary-General on specialized agencies and international institutions)

E/2014/11 (Report of the President of the Council on consultations with the Special Committee on the Implementation of the 1960 Declaration on Decolonization)

A/AC.109/2014/2 (Working paper on Tokelau)

A/AC.109/2014/3 (Working paper on Anguilla)

A/AC.109/2014/4 (Working paper on Pitcairn)

A/AC.109/2014/5 (Working paper on Bermuda)

A/AC.109/2014/6 (Working paper on the British Virgin Islands)

A/AC.109/2014/7 (Working paper on Saint Helena)

A/AC.109/2014/8 (Working paper on the Cayman Islands)

A/AC.109/2014/9 (Working paper on the Turks and Caicos Islands)

A/AC.109/2014/10 (Working paper on Monserrat)

A/AC.109/2014/11 (Working paper on the United States Virgin Islands)

A/AC.109/2014/13 (Working paper on American Samoa)

A/AC.109/2014/14 (Working paper on Guam)

A/AC.109/2014/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, the United States Virgin Islands; submitted by the Chair)

A/AC.109/2014/L.9 (Draft resolution on the implementation of the 1960 Declaration on Decolonization; submitted by the Chair)

A/AC.109/2014/L.10 (Draft resolution on specialized agencies and international institutions; submitted by the Chair)

A/AC.109/2014/L.11 (Draft resolution on economic and other activities; submitted by the Chair)

A/AC.109/2014/L.15 (Draft resolution on Tokelau; sponsored by Fiji and Papua New Guinea)

GA/COL/3270

Webcast

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, the United States Virgin Islands (A/AC.109/2014/L.8);

Draft resolution on the implementation of the 1960 Declaration on Decolonization (A/AC/109/2014/L.9);

Draft resolution on specialized agencies and international institutions (A/AC.109/2014/L.10); and

Draft resolution on economic and other activities (A/AC.109/2014/L.11)

5th meeting
23 June 2014 Special Committee decision of 17 June 2013 concerning Puerto Rico (continued)

A/AC.109/2014/L.6 (Draft resolution on the Special Committee decision of 17 June 2013 concerning Puerto Rico; sponsored by Bolivia, Cuba, Ecuador, Nicaragua and Venezuela)

A/AC.109/2014/L.13 (Report by the C-24 Rapporteur on Puerto Rico)

GA/COL/3269

Webcast

Adoption without a vote of draft resolution on the Special Committee decision of 17 June 2013 concerning Puerto Rico (A/AC.109/2014/L.6)

4th meeting
23 June 2014

Special Committee decision of 17 June 2013 concerning Puerto Rico 

A/AC.109/2014/L.6 (Draft resolution on the Special Committee decision of 17 June 2013 concerning Puerto Rico; sponsored by Bolivia, Cuba, Ecuador, Nicaragua and Venezuela)

A/AC.109/2014/L.13 (Report by the C-24 Rapporteur on Puerto Rico)

GA/COL/3269

Webcast

 
3rd meeting
16 June 2014

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 Western Sahara

Question of Gibraltar

A/69/69 (Report of the Secretary-General on information transmitted under Article 73 e)

A/AC.109/2014/1 (Working paper on Western Sahara)

A/AC.109/2014/12 (Working paper on Gibraltar)

A/AC.109/2014/18 (Report of the Secretary-General on dissemination of information)

A/AC.109/2014/L.3 (Draft resolution on information transmitted under Article 73 e; submitted by the Chair)

A/AC.109/2014/L.4 (Draft resolution on dissemination of information; submitted by the Chair)

A/AC.109/2014/L.5 (Draft resolution on visiting and special missions; submitted by the Chair)

GA/COL/3268

Webcast

  

Adoption without a vote of: 

Draft resolution on information transmitted under Article 73 e (A/AC.109/2014/L.3);

Draft resolution on dissemination of information (A/AC.109/2014/L.4); and

Draft resolution on visiting and special missions (A/AC.109/2014/L.5, as orally revised)

2nd meeting
1 April 2014

Preliminary report on the activities and outcome of the Committee visiting mission to New Caledonia

Pacific regional seminar

A/AC.109/2014/17 (Guidelines and rules of procedure for the 2014 Pacific regional seminar)

GA/COL/3262

Webcast

 

1st meeting
20 February 2014

Opening of the session by the Deputy Secretary-General

Election of officers

Organization of work

Pacific regional seminar

Committee visiting mission to New Caledonia

A/AC.109/2014/L.1 (Note by the Secretary-General on the organization of work: relevant resolutions and decisions of the General Assembly)

A/AC.109/2014/L.2 (Note by the Chair on the organization of work)

GA/COL/3259

Election by acclamation of Mr. Xavier Lasso Mendoza (Ecuador) as the Chair

Election by acclamation of other officers:

Vice-Chairs - Mr. Rodolfo Reyes Rodríguez (Cuba), Mr. Desra Percaya (Indonesia) and Mr. Vandi Chidi Minah (Sierra Leone); and

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