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  • Saturday, December 11th 2021 - 08:12 UTC

    “All Human, All Equal”, Falklands Government advocates Human Rights Day

    MLAs Pollard and Leona Roberts told C24 how the invasion of 1982 denied basic human rights of the Falklands' population during 74 days

    The Falkland Islands Government remembers Human Rights Day with the following statement, ”Today, Friday 10 December, is the United Nations Human Rights Day, which was established in 1950 to draw the attention of ‘the peoples of the world’ to the inalienable rights of individuals as defined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR).

  • Thursday, August 26th 2021 - 07:17 UTC

    C24 Caribbean Regional Seminar at Saint John, Dominica

    The Seminar will consider recent developments with respect to the 17 Non-Self-Governing Territories in the Caribbean, Pacific and other regions, on a case-by-case basis

    The Special Committee on Decolonization is holding the 2021 Caribbean Regional Seminar in the Parish of Saint John, Dominica, from Wednesday 25 to 27 August 2021, within the framework of the start of the Fourth International Decade for the Eradication of Colonialism (2021-2030). The Seminar, initially scheduled for 19 to 21 May, was postponed due to the situation relating to the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Wednesday, August 19th 2020 - 09:55 UTC

    Falklands or Malvinas? Market-based referendum proposal

    ”Years ago, Sir Alan Walters (Mrs. Thatcher’s economic guru) and I developed a transparent market solution that bestowed voting rights upon Falklands' settlers”

    By Steve Hank (*) – On August 4, Argentina, the world’s biggest deadbeat, announced that it had reached a deal with its creditors on its US$ 65 billion worth of defaulted debt. The next day, the United Nations Decolonization Committee — the C24 — unanimously passed a resolution urging the United Kingdom and Argentina to resolve their differences over the sovereignty of the Falkland Islands. Or, are they the Malvinas?

  • Friday, August 7th 2020 - 09:40 UTC

    Argentina prepares strong diplomatic offensive to recover Falklands' sovereignty

    Foreign minister Solá said that the recovery of full sovereignty exercise over the Malvinas is a State policy and a strong feeling of the Argentine people

    Argentina is planning to intensify its policy to claim sovereignty over the Falklands and other South Atlantic Islands with a road map that contemplates three immediate objectives, reinstate in the Organization of American States the claim, resurface the legal threat against oil companies operating in South Atlantic (Falklands) waters and put pressure on the European Union so that a post-Brexit trade agreement with the UK does not include the Falklands in the list of Overseas Territories.

  • Thursday, August 6th 2020 - 09:50 UTC

    C24 calls on UK and Argentina to resume sovereignty talks on South Atlantic islands

    Argentine foreign minister Solá said “the recovery of full sovereignty exercise over the Malvinas is a State policy and a strong feeling of the Argentine people”

    The United Nations Decolonization Committee, or C24, unanimously approved a resolution on Wednesday calling on the UK and Argentina to resume negotiations, so that in the shortest time possible a peaceful and definitive solution to the sovereignty controversy over the Falkllands, South Georgia, South Sandwich islands and adjoining maritime spaces.

  • Wednesday, December 18th 2019 - 08:49 UTC

    UN Decolonization Committee C24 on a visiting mission to Montserrat

    Four members of the Special Committee will make up the visiting mission to Montserrat:  Grenada (Chair), Antigua and Barbuda, Indonesia and Sierra Leone

    The United Nations Special Committee on Decolonization, currently chaired by Keisha Aniya McGuire (Grenada), is on a visiting mission to the Caribbean island of Montserrat until Friday 20 December, while also holding meetings in Antigua and Barbuda.

  • Saturday, June 22nd 2019 - 11:18 UTC

    Argentina with a multi-party delegation to claim the Falklands at the C24 meeting

    The delegation will be headed by foreign minister Jorge Faurie and will include opposition Kirchnerite lawmaker Daniel Filmus

    It's an election year in Argentina so a pluralistic delegation will be travelling to New York to make the country's annual claim over the Falkland Islands sovereignty before the United Nations Decolonization Committee, next Tuesday, according to reports in the Buenos Aires media.

  • Friday, April 19th 2019 - 09:21 UTC

    Falklands' delegation to UN conference will take two community representatives as advisors

    Members of the Legislative Assembly, MLA Roger Edwards and MLA Roger Spink will be attending the Special Committee on Decolonization (C- 24)

    The elected government of the Falkland Islands is inviting two members from the community to accompany the official delegation to the UN Special Committee on Decolonization or C24, next June, as representatives of the Islands.

  • Friday, June 22nd 2018 - 09:02 UTC

    Malvinas question dispute: new phase in Argentina/UK relations will create favorable conditions

    “President Macri has prompted a new phase in relations with the UK”, Faurie (c) said on Thursday during the C24 debate at the UN building in New York.

    Foreign minister Jorge Faurie reiterated before the United Nations Decolonization Committee or C24, that Argentina wishes to establish a dialogue with the UK to solve the Malvinas Islands dispute, and underlined he believed that “favorable conditions” for such a scenario have been created and are advancing.

  • Thursday, June 21st 2018 - 14:38 UTC

    “The Argentine claim to our Falkland Islands is unfounded and unwelcome”

    MLA Ian Hansen, several times elected lawmaker and whose family has been living in the Falklands for 175 years

    ”We have a right to live in peace, in freedom and to determine our own future”. “We have a right to live in peace, we have a right to our freedom and above all we have a right to determine our own future”, Falkland Islands elected lawmaker, MLA Ian Hansen told the United Nations decolonization committee or C24 on Wednesday, in New York.