TitleImplementation of the Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly
Implementation of the Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples
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Approves the report of the Special Committee on the Situation with regard to the Implementation of the Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples covering its work during 1998, including the programme of work envisaged for 1999 (A/53/24 (Part I), chap. I, sect. J); requests the Special Committee to seek suitable means for the immediate and full implementation of the Declaration and to carry out those actions approved by the General Assembly regarding the International Decade for the Eradication of Colonialism in all Territories that have not yet exercised their right to self-determination, including independence, and in particular: (a) to formulate specific proposals for the elimination of the remaining manifestations of colonialism; (b) to continue the implementation by Member States of resolution 1514 (XV) and other relevant resolutions on decolonization; (c) to continue to pay special attention to the small Territories, in particular through the dispatch of regular visiting missions, and to recommend to the General Assembly the most suitable steps to be taken to enable the populations of those Territories to exercise their right to self-determination and independence; (d) to take all necessary steps to enlist worldwide support among Governments, as well as national and international organizations, for the achievement of the objectives of the Declaration and the implementation of the relevant resolutions of UN; requests the Secretary-General to provide the Special Committee with the facilities and services required for the implementation of the present resolution.