TitleQuestion of the United States Virgin Islands : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly.
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Reiterates the view that such factors as territorial size, geographical location, size of population and limited natural resources should in no way delay the speedy exercise by the people of the Territory of their inalienable right to self-determination and independence; reaffirms that it is ultimately for the people of the United States Virgin Islands themselves to determine freely their future political status; reaffirms the responsibility of the administering Power to continue to promote the economic and social development of the United States Virgin Islands; urges the administering Power, in cooperation with the territorial Government, to take effective measures to safeguard and guarantee the inalienable right of the people of the United States Virgin Islands to own and dispose of the natural resources of the Territory; expresses its concern about the continued depletion of the Territory's marine resources, and urges the administering Power, in consultation with the territorial Government, to take the necessary steps to reverse this trend; calls upon the administering Power to continue to take all necessary measures, in cooperation with the territorial Government, to counter problems related to drug trafficking; urges the administering Power to facilitate the participation of the United States Virgin Islands in various international and regional organizations.
Adopted at the 44th plenary meeting, 20 Nov. 1990. In: Resolutions and decisions adopted by the General Assembly during its 45th session, Volume 1, 18 September-21 December 1990. - A/45/49. - 1991. - p. 312-314. - (GAOR, 45th sess., Suppl. no. 49).