C-24 sessions (2019)

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2019 session of the C-24

During its 2019 session, the Special Committee on Decolonization (C-24) held a total of 12 meetings from 21 February to 28 June 2019, and adopted 22 draft resolutions without a vote. For details, see below table. For more details concerning the activities of the 2019 session of the C-24, see its annual report of the year, A/74/23. For information concerning its regional seminar during the 2019 session, please see under 2019 Seminar page.

Meetings of the C-24 during the 2019 session 

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

12th meeting
(A/AC.109/2019/SR.12)

28 June 2019

Question of French Polynesia (continued)

Organization of work

Closure of the session

A/AC.109/2019/7 (Working paper on French Polynesia)

A/AC.109/2019/L.24 (Draft resolution on French Polynesia; submitted by the Chair)

GA/COL/3340

Adoption without a vote of draft resolution on French Polynesia (A/AC.109/2019/L.24, as orally revised)

11th meeting

28 June 2019

Question of the British Virgin Islands (continued)

Question of Guam (continued)

Question of the Turks and Caicos Islands (continued)

Question of French Polynesia (continued)

Question of New Caledonia (continued)

A/AC.109/2019/4 (Working paper on the British Virgin Islands)

A/AC.109/2019/7 (Working paper on French Polynesia)

A/AC.109/2019/9 (Working paper on Guam)

A/AC.109/2019/11 (Working paper on New Caledonia)

A/AC.109/2019/15 (Working paper on the Turks and Caicos Islands)

A/AC.109/2019/L.14 (Draft resolution on the British Virgin Islands; submitted by the Chair

A/AC.109/2019/L.16 (Draft resolution on Guam; submitted by the Chair)

A/AC.109/2019/L.20 (Draft resolution on the Turks and Caicos Islands; submitted by the Chair)

A/AC.109/2019/L.22 (Draft resolution on New Caledonia; submitted by Fiji and Papua New Guinea)

A/AC.109/2019/L.24 (Draft resolution on French Polynesia; submitted by the Chair)

GA/COL/3340

Webcast

Adoption without a vote of:

Draft resolution on the British Virgin Islands (A/AC.109/2019/L.14);

Draft resolution on Guam (A/AC.109/2019/L.16 as orally revised);

Draft resolution on the Turks and Caicos Islands (A/AC.109/2019/L.20); and

Draft resolution on New Caledonia (A/AC.109/2019/L.22)

10th meeting

27 June 2019

Question of French Polynesia

Question of New Caledonia

A/AC.109/2019/7 (Working paper on French Polynesia)

A/AC.109/2019/11 (Working paper on New Caledonia)

A/AC.109/2019/L.22 (Draft resolution on New Caledonia; submitted by Fiji and Papua New Guinea)

A/AC.109/2019/L.24 (Draft resolution on French Polynesia; submitted by the Chair)

GA/COL/3339  

9th meeting

27 June 2019

Question of Montserrat (continued)

Question of American Samoa

Question of Anguilla

Question of Bermuda

Question of the Cayman Islands 

Question of the British Virgin Islands

Question of Guam

Question of Pitcairn

Question of Saint Helena

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

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

Report of the Caribbean regional seminar

A/AC.109/2019/1 (Working paper on American Samoa)

A/AC.109/2019/2 (Working paper on Anguilla)

A/AC.109/2019/3 (Working paper on Bermuda)

A/AC.109/2019/4 (Working paper on the British Virgin Islands)

A/AC.109/2019/5 (Working paper on the Cayman Islands)

A/AC.109/2019/9 (Working paper on Guam)

A/AC.109/2019/10 (Working paper on Montserrat)

A/AC.109/2019/12 (Working paper on Pitcairn)

A/AC.109/2019/13 (Working paper on Saint Helena)

A/AC.109/2019/15 (Working paper on the Turks and Caicos Islands)

A/AC.109/2019/16 (Working paper on the United States Virgin Islands)

A/AC.109/2019/L.6 (Draft resolution on economic and other activities; submitted by the Chair)

A/AC.109/2019/L.9 (Draft resolution on specialized agencies and international institutions; submitted by the Chair)

A/AC.109/2019/L.10 (Draft resolution on American Samoa; submitted by the Chair)

A/AC.109/2019/L.11 (Draft resolution on Anguilla; submitted by the Chair)

A/AC.109/2019/L.12 (Draft resolution on Bermuda; submitted by the Chair)

A/AC.109/2019/L.14 (Draft resolution on the British Virgin Islands; submitted by the Chair)

A/AC.109/2019/L.15 (Draft resolution on the Cayman Islands; submitted by the Chair)

A/AC.109/2019/L.16 (Draft resolution on Guam; submitted by the Chair)

A/AC.109/2019/L.17 (Draft resolution on Montserrat; submitted by the Chair)

A/AC.109/2019/L.18 (Draft resolution on Pitcairn; submitted by the Chair)

A/AC.109/2019/L.19 (Draft resolution on Saint Helena; submitted by the Chair)

A/AC.109/2019/L.20 (Draft resolution on the Turks and Caicos Islands; submitted by the Chair)

A/AC.109/2019/L.21 (Draft resolution on the United States Virgin Islands; submitted by the Chair)

A/AC.109/2019/L.25 (Draft resolution on the implementation of the 1960 Declaration on Decolonization; submitted by the Chair)

A/AC.109/2019/CRP.1 (Conclusions and recommendations of the Caribbean regional seminar)

A/AC.109/2019/CRP.2 (Procedural report of the Caribbean regional seminar)

GA/COL/3339

Webcast

Adoption without a vote of:

Draft resolution on economic and other activities (A/AC.109/2019/L.6);

Draft resolution on specialized agencies and international institutions (A/AC.109/2019/L.9);

Draft resolution on American Samoa (A/AC.109/2019/L.10);

Draft resolution on Anguilla (A/AC.109/2019/L.11);

Draft resolution on Bermuda (A/AC.109/2019/L.12);

Draft resolution on the Cayman Islands (A/AC.109/2019/L.15);

Draft resolution on Montserrat (A/AC.109/2019/L.17, as orally revised);

Draft resolution on Pitcairn (A/AC.109/2019/L.18);

Draft resolution on Saint Helena (A/AC.109/2019/L.19);

Draft resolution on the United States Virgin Islands (A/AC.109/2019/L.21);

Draft resolution on the implementation of the 1960 Declaration on Decolonization (A/AC.109/2019/L.25);

Conclusions and recommendations of the Caribbean regional seminar (A/AC.109/2019/CRP.1); and

Procedural report of the Caribbean regional seminar

8th meeting

25 June 2019

Question of Montserrat

Question of Western Sahara (continued)

A/AC.109/2019/10 (Working paper on Montserrat)

A/AC.109/2019/17 (Working paper on Western Sahara)

A/AC.109/2019/L.17 (Draft resolution on Montserrat)

GA/COL/3338

Webcast

 

7th meeting

25 June 2019

Question of Tokelau (continued)

Question of the Falkland Islands (Malvinas)

A/AC.109/2019/6 (Working paper on the Falkland Islands (Malvinas))

A/AC.109/2019/14 (Working paper on Tokelau)

A/AC.109/2019/L.8 (Draft resolution on the Falkland Islands (Malvinas); sponsored by Bolivia, Chile, Cuba, Ecuador and Nicaragua)

A/AC.109/2019/L.23 (Draft resolution on Tokelau; submitted by Fiji and Papua New Guinea)

GA/COL/3338

Webcast

Adoption without a vote of:

Draft resolution on the Falkland Islands (Malvinas) (A/AC.109/2019/L.8); and

Draft resolution on Tokelau (A/AC.109/2019/L.23)

6th meeting 

24 June 2019 Special Committee decision of 18 June 2018 concerning Puerto Rico (continued)

A/AC.109/2019/L.7 (Draft resolution on the Special Committee decision of 18 June 2018 concerning Puerto Rico; sponsored by Antigua and Barbuda, Bolivia, Cuba, Nicaragua, Russian Federation, Syrian Arab Republic and Venezuela)

A/AC.109/2019/L.13 (Report by the C-24 Rapporteur on Puerto Rico)

GA/COL/3337

Webcast

Adoption without a vote of draft resolution on the Special Committee decision of 18 June 2018 concerning Puerto Rico (A/AC.109/2019/L.7)

5th meeting

24 June 2019 Special Committee decision of 18 June 2018 concerning Puerto Rico

A/AC.109/2019/L.7 (Draft resolution on the Special Committee decision of 18 June 2018 concerning Puerto Rico; sponsored by Antigua and Barbuda, Bolivia, Cuba, Nicaragua, Russian Federation, Syrian Arab Republic and Venezuela)

A/AC.109/2019/L.13 (Report by the C-24 Rapporteur on Puerto Rico)

GA/COL/3337

Webcast

 

4th meeting

17 June 2019

Question of Gibraltar (continued)

Question of Tokelau

Question of Western Sahara

A/AC.109/2019/8 (Working paper on Gibraltar)

A/AC.109/2019/14 (Working paper on Tokelau)

A/AC.109/2019/17 (Working paper on Western Sahara)

A/AC.109/2019/L.23 (Draft resolution on Tokelau; submitted by Fiji and Papua New Guinea)

GA/COL/3336

Webcast

 

3rd meeting

17 June 2019

Organization of work 

Requests for hearing

Dissemination of information on decolonization 

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

Question of sending visiting and special missions to Territories

Question of Gibraltar

A/74/63 (Report of the Secretary-General on information transmitted under Article 73 e)

A/AC.109/2019/8 (Working paper on Gibraltar)

A/AC.109/2019/18 (Report of the Secretary-General on dissemination of information)

A/AC.109/2019/L.2 (Organization of work)

A/AC.109/2019/L.3 (Draft resolution on information transmitted under Article 73 e; submitted by the Chair)

A/AC.109/2019/L.4 (Draft resolution on dissemination of information; submitted by the Chair)

A/AC.109/2019/L.5 (Draft resolution on visiting and special missions; submitted by the Chair)

GA/COL/3336

Webcast

Adoption without a vote of:

Draft resolution on information transmitted under Article 73 e (A/AC.109/2019/L.3);

Draft resolution on dissemination of information (A/AC.109/2019/L.4); and

Draft resolution on visiting and special missions (A/AC.109/2019/L.5)

2nd meeting

15 March 2019 Organization of the 2019 Caribbean regional seminar A/AC.109/2019/19 (Guidelines and rules of procedure for the 2019 Caribbean regional seminar) GA/COL/3330  

1st meeting  (A/AC.109/2019/SR.1)

21 February 2019

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 2019 Caribbean regional seminar

A/AC.109/2019/L.1 (Note by the Secretary-General on the organization of work: relevant resolutions and decisions of the General Assembly) 

A/AC.109/2019/L.2 (Note by the Chair on the organization of work)

GA/COL/3328

Webcast

Election by acclamation of Ms. Keisha McGuire (Grenada) as the Chair

Election by acclamation of other officers:

Vice-Chairs - Ms. Ana Silvia Rodríguez Abascal (Cuba), Mr. Dian Triansyah Djani (Indonesia) and Mr. Francis Mustapha Kai-Kai (Sierra Leone); and

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