TitleQuestion of the Cayman Islands : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly.
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Reaffirms the inalienable right of the people of the Cayman Islands to self-determination and independence; 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; reiterates that it is the responsibility of the United Kingdom, as the administering Power, to create such conditions in the Territory as will enable the people of the Cayman Islands to exercise freely and without interference their inalienable right to self-determination; calls upon the administering Power, to facilitate and promote increased participation by the local population in the decision-making process in the affairs of the Territory; urges the administering Power to take effective measures to safeguard and guarantee the inalienable right of the people of the Cayman Islands to own and dispose of the natural resources of the Territory; calls upon the administering Power to continue to take all necessary measures, in co-operation with the territorial Government, to counter problems related to drug trafficking.
Adopted at the 59th plenary meeting, 22 Nov. 1988. In: Resolutions and decisions adopted by the General Assembly during its 43rd session, Volume 1, 20 September-22 December 1988. - A/43/49. - 1989. - p. 240. - (GAOR, 43rd sess., Suppl. no. 49).