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71st session (2016) – Consideration of decolonization items

On 6 December 2016, the General Assembly considered the reports of the Special Political and Decolonization Committee (Fourth Committee) on agenda items concerning decolonization (items 54-58, for details concerning decolonization items and the Fourth Committee’s decolonization segment, see the corresponding Fourth Committee page). In the same meeting, the General Assembly adopted a total of 21 resolutions and one decision, as recommended by the Fourth Committee in its reports (see below table).

Meeting
(Verbatim record)
Date
Agenda
Outcome/Votes

53rd plenary meeting (A/71/PV.53)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6 December 2016

 

 

Information from Non-Self-Governing Territories transmitted under Article 73 e of the Charter of the United Nations [Item 54]

Resolution 71/102 on information transmitted under Article 73 e (Draft resolution contained in para. 7 of A/71/498)​​​​​​

176 votes to none, with 5 abstentions

Economic and other activities which affect the interests of the peoples of the Non-Self-Governing Territories [Item 55]

Resolution 71/103 on economic and other activities (Draft resolution contained in para. 7 of A/71/499)

177 votes to 2, with 2 abstentions

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 [Item 56]

Resolution 71/104 on specialized agencies and the international institutions (Draft resolution contained in para. 7 of A/71/500)

125 votes to none, with 55 abstentions

Offers by Member States of study and training facilities for inhabitants of Non-Self-Governing Territories [Item 57]

Resolution 71/105 on offers of study and training facilities (Draft resolution contained in para. 7 of A/71/501)

Without a vote

Implementation of the Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples [Item 58]

Resolution 71/106 on Western Sahara (Draft resolution I of A/71/502)

Without a vote

Resolution 71/107 on Tokelau​​​​​​ (Draft resolution II of A/71/502)

 

Without a vote

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Resolution 71/108 on American Samoa (Draft resolution III of A/71/502)

Without a vote

Resolution 71/109 on Anguilla (Draft resolution IV of A/71/502)

Without a vote

Resolution 71/110 on Bermuda (Draft resolution V of A/71/502)

Without a vote

Resolution 71/111 on the British Virgin Islands (Draft resolution VI of A/71/502)

Without a vote

Resolution 71/112 on the Cayman Islands (Draft resolution VII of A/71/502)

Without a vote

Resolution 71/113 on Guam (Draft resolution VIII of A/71/502)

Without a vote

Resolution 71/114 on Montserrat (Draft resolution IX of A/71/502)

Without a vote

Resolution 71/115 on Pitcairn (Draft resolution X of A/71/502)

Without a vote

Resolution 71/116 on Saint Helena (Draft resolution XI of A/71/502)

Without a vote

Resolution 71/117 on the Turks and Caicos Islands (Draft resolution XII of A/71/502)

Without a vote

Resolution 71/118 on the United States Virgin Islands (Draft resolution XIII of A/71/502)

Without a vote

Resolution 71/119 on New Caledonia (Draft resolution XIV of A/71/502)

Without a vote

Resolution 71/120 on French Polynesia (Draft resolution XV of A/71/502)

Without a vote

Resolution 71/121 on dissemination of information (Draft resolution XVI of A/71/502)

174 votes to 3, with 2 abstentions

Resolution 71/122 on the implementation of the 1960 Declaration on Decolonization (Draft resolution XVII of A/71/502)

171 votes to 5, with 4 abstentions

Decision 71/521 on Gibraltar (Draft decision contained in para. 42 of ​A/71/502)​​​​​​

Without a vote