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; 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 and calls upon the administering Power to expedite the process of decolonization strictly in accordance with the expressed wishes of the people of the Territory; 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 on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples; urges the administering Power to continue to take all necessary measures not to involve the Territory in any offensive acts or interference against other States; reiterates that one of the obstacles to economic growth in Guam is the holding of large tracts of land by the US federal authorities, and calls upon the administering Power to expedite the transfer of land to the people; reaffirms the importance of promoting the Chamorro language and culture.
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. 244-245. - (GAOR, 43rd sess., Suppl. no. 49).