TitleQuestion of Guam : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly.
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Reaffirms 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; 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 United States, as the administering Power, to expedite the process of decolonization; reaffirms its strong conviction that the presence of military bases and installations in the Territory would constitute a major obstacle to the implementation of the Declaration; 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 United States federal authorities, and calls upon the administering Power to expedite the transfer of land to the people of the Territory and to take the necessary steps to safeguard their property rights; reaffirms the importance of continued efforts by the territorial Government to promote and develop Guam's unique cultural identity; urges the administering Power to give full recognition to the status and rights of the Chamorro people; requests the Special Committee to continue the examination of this question at its next session, including the possible dispatch of a further visiting mission to Guam.
Adopted at the 80th plenary meeting, 11 Dec. 1989. In: Resolutions and decisions adopted by the General Assembly during its 44th session, Volume 1, 19 September-29 December 1989. - A/44/49. - 1990. - p. 255-257. - (GAOR, 44th sess., Suppl. no. 49).