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2018 session of the C-24

During its 2018 session, the Special Committee on Decolonization (C-24) held a total of 10 meetings from 22 February to 22 June 2018, and adopted 23 draft resolutions without a vote. For details, see below table. For more details concerning the activities of the 2018 session of the C-24, see its annual report of the year, A/73/23. For information concerning its regional seminar during the 2018 session, please see under 2018 Seminar page.

Meetings of the C-24 during the 2018 session 

Meeting
(Record)
Date Agenda Documents
Press release/
Webcast
Outcome/Votes
10th meeting

22 June 2018

Question of New Caledonia

Question of French Polynesia

Question of Tokelau

Question of the Turks and Caicos Islands (continued)

Question of the United States Virgin Islands (continued)

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

Report of the Pacific regional seminar

Organization of work

Closure of the session

A/AC.109/2018/7 (Working paper on French Polynesia)

A/AC.109/2018/11 (Working paper on New Caledonia)

A/AC.109/2018/14 (Working paper on Tokelau)

A/AC.109/2018/20 (Report of the United Nations visiting mission to New Caledonia, 12-16 and 19 March 2018)

A/AC.109/2018/L.20 (Draft resolution on the Turks and Caicos Islands; submitted by the Chair)

A/AC.109/2018/L.21 (Draft resolution on the United States Virgin Islands; submitted by the Chair)

A/AC.109/2018/L.22 (Draft resolution on New Caledonia; submitted by Fiji, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea and Sierra Leone)

A/AC.109/2018/L.23 (Draft resolution on Tokelau; submitted by Fiji, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea and Sierra Leone)

A/AC.109/2018/L.24 (Draft resolution on French Polynesia; submitted by the Chair)

A/AC.109/2018/L.25 (Draft resolution on the implementation of the 1960 Declaration on Decolonization; submitted by the Chair)

A/AC.109/2018/CRP.1 (Procedural report of the Pacific regional seminar)

GA/COL/3327

Webcast

Adoption without a vote of:

Draft resolution on the Turks and Caicos Islands (A/AC.109/2018/L.20);

Draft resolution on the United States Virgin Islands (A/AC.109/2018/L.21); 

Draft resolution on New Caledonia (A/AC.109/2018/L.22);

Draft resolution on Tokelau (A/AC.109/2018/L.23);

Draft resolution on French Polynesia (A/AC.109/2018/L.24);

Draft resolution on the implementation of the 1960 Declaration on Decolonization (A/AC.109/2018/L.25); and

Procedural report of the Pacific regional seminar (A/AC.109/2018/CRP.1)

9th meeting

21 June 2018

Question of Montserrat

Question of American Samoa

Question of Anguilla

Question of Bermuda

Question of the British Virgin Islands

Question of the Cayman Islands

Question of Guam (continued)

Question of Pitcairn

Question of Saint Helena

A/AC.109/2018/10 (Working paper on Montserrat)

A/AC.109/2018/L.10 (Draft resolution on American Samoa; submitted by the Chair)

A/AC.109/2018/L.11 (Draft resolution on Anguilla; submitted by the Chair)

A/AC.109/2018/L.12 (Draft resolution on Bermuda; submitted by the Chair)

A/AC.109/2018/L.14 (Draft resolution on the British Virgin Islands; submitted by the Chair)

A/AC.109/2018/L.15 (Draft resolution on the Cayman Islands; submitted by the Chair)

A/AC.109/2018/L.16 (Draft resolution on Guam; submitted by the Chair)

A/AC.109/2018/L.17 (Draft resolution on Montserrat; submitted by the Chair)

A/AC.109/2018/L.18 (Draft resolution on Pitcairn; submitted by the Chair)

A/AC.109/2018/L.19 (Draft resolution on Saint Helena; submitted by the Chair)

GA/COL/3326

Webcast

Adoption without a vote of:

Draft resolution on American Samoa (A/AC.109/2018/L.10);

Draft resolution on Anguilla (A/AC.109/2018/L.11);

Draft resolution on Bermuda (A/AC.109/2018/L.12);

Draft resolution on the British Virgin Islands (A/AC.109/2018/L.14);

Draft resolution on the Cayman Islands (A/AC.109/2018/L.15);

Draft resolution on Guam (A/AC.109/2018/L.16);

Draft resolution on Montserrat (A/AC.109/2018/L.17);

Draft resolution on Pitcairn (A/AC.109/2018/L.18); and

Draft resolution on Saint Helena (A/AC.109/2018/L.19)

8th meeting

21 June 2018

Question of the Falkland Islands (Malvinas)

A/AC.109/2018/6 (Working paper on the Falkland Islands (Malvinas))

A/AC.109/2018/L.8 (Draft resolution on the Falkland Islands (Malvinas); sponsored by Bolivia, Chile, Cuba, Ecuador and Nicaragua)

GA/COL/3326

Webcast

Adoption without a vote of draft resolution on the Falkland Islands (Malvinas) (A/AC.109/2018/L.8)

7th meeting
19 June 2018

Question of Guam 

Question of the Turks and Caicos Islands

Question of the United States Virgin Islands

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/72/69 (Report of the Secretary-General on specialized agencies and international institutions)

E/2018/56 (Report of the President of the Council on consultations with the Special Committee on the Implementation of the 1960 Declaration on Decolonization)

A/AC.109/2018/9 (Working paper on Guam)

A/AC.109/2018/15 (Working paper on the Turks and Caicos Islands)

A/AC.109/2018/16 (Working paper on the United States Virgin Islands)

A/AC.109/2018/L.6 (Draft resolution on economic and other activities; submitted by the Chair)

A/AC.109/2018/L.9 (Draft resolution on specialized agencies and international institutions; submitted by the Chair)

A/AC.109/2018/L.16 (Draft resolution on Guam; submitted by the Chair)

GA/COL/3325

Webcast

Adoption without a vote of: 

Draft resolution on economic and other activities (A/AC.109/2018/L.6); and

Draft resolution on specialized agencies and international institutions (A/AC.109/2018/L.9)

 

6th meeting 
18 June 2018 Special Committee decision of 19 June 2017 concerning Puerto Rico (continued)

A/AC.109/2018/L.7 (Draft resolution on the Special Committee decision of 19 June 2017 concerning Puerto Rico; sponsored by Bolivia, Cuba, Ecuador, Nicaragua, Russian Federation, Syrian Arab Republic and Venezuela)

A/AC.109/2018/L.13 (Report by the C-24 Rapporteur on Puerto Rico)

GA/COL/3324

Webcast

Adoption without a vote of draft resolution on the Special Committee decision of 19 June 2017 concerning Puerto Rico (A/AC.109/2018/L.7)

5th meeting
18 June 2018 Special Committee decision of 19 June 2017 concerning Puerto Rico

A/AC.109/2018/L.7 (Draft resolution on the Special Committee decision of 19 June 2017 concerning Puerto Rico; sponsored by Bolivia, Cuba, Ecuador, Nicaragua, Russian Federation, Syrian Arab Republic and Venezuela)

A/AC.109/2018/L.13 (Report by the C-24 Rapporteur on Puerto Rico)

GA/COL/3324

Webcast

 
4th meeting
11 June 2018

Question of Western Sahara (continued)

A/AC.109/2018/17 (Working paper on Western Sahara)

GA/COL/3323

Webcast

 
3rd meeting
11 June 2018

Organization of work 

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

Question of Gibraltar

Question of Western Sahara

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

A/AC.109/2018/8 (Working paper on Gibraltar)

A/AC.109/2018/17 (Working paper on Western Sahara)

A/AC.109/2018/18 (Report of the Secretary-General on dissemination of information)

A/AC.109/2018/L.2 (Organization of work)

A/AC.109/2018/L.3 (Draft resolution on information transmitted under Article 73 e; submitted by the Chair)

A/AC.109/2018/L.4 (Draft resolution on dissemination of information; submitted by the Chair)

A/AC.109/2018/L.5 (Draft resolution on visiting and special missions; submitted by the Chair)

GA/COL/3323

Webcast

Adoption without a vote of:

Draft resolution on information transmitted under Article 73 e (A/AC.109/2018/L.3);

Draft resolution on dissemination of information (A/AC.109/2018/L.4); and

Draft resolution on visiting and special missions (A/AC.109/2018/L.5)

2nd meeting
12 April 2018

Organization of the 2018 Pacific regional seminar

A/AC.109/2018/19 (Guidelines and rules of procedure for the 2018 Pacific regional seminar)

GA/COL/3317

 

1st meeting
22 February 2018

Opening of the session by the Secretary-General

Election of the Chair

Election of other officers of the Special Committee

Organization of work

Organization of the 2018 Pacific regional seminar

Visiting mission to New Caledonia

A/AC.109/2018/L.1 (Note by the Secretary-General on the organization of work: relevant resolutions and decisions of the General Assembly) 

A/AC.109/2018/L.2 (Note by the Chair on the organization of work)

GA/COL/3315

Webcast

Election by acclamation of Mr. Walton Webson (Antigua and Barbuda) as the Chair

Election by acclamation of other officers:

Vice-Chairs - Ms. Anayansi Rodríguez Camejo (Cuba), Mr. Dian Triansyah Djani (Indonesia) and Mr. Adikalie Foday Sumah (Sierra Leone); and

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