TitleQuestion of Guam : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly.
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Reaffirms the inalienable right of the people of Guam to self-determination and independence in conformity with the Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples; reiterates its conviction that such factors as territorial size, geographical location, size of population and limited natural resources should in no way delay the implementation of the Declaration, which fully applies to Guam; reiterates that it is the responsiblity of the administering Power to create such conditions in the Territory as will enable the people of Guam to exercise freely and without interference their inalienable right to self-determination and independence; reaffirms the importance of fostering an awareness among the people of Guam of the possibilities open to them with regard to their right to self-determination; reaffirms its strong conviction that the presence of military bases and installations in the Territory could constitute a major obstacle to the implementation of the Declaration and that it is the responsibility of the administering Power to ensure that the existence of such bases and installations does not hinder the population of the Territory from exercising its right to self-determination and independence; reaffirms the responsibility of the administering Power, under the Charter, to promote the economic and social development of Guam.
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. 314-315. - (GAOR, 45th sess., Suppl. no. 49).