Document symbol: A/RES/44/90
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Question of Tokelau : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly.
Reaffirms the inalienable right of the people of Tokelau to self-determination and independence in accordance with the Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples; reiterates the view 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; urges the Government of New Zealand, the administering Power, to continue to respect fully the wishes of the people of Tokelau in carrying out the Territory's political and economic development, in order to preserve their social, cultural and traditional heritage and in consultation with the General Fono (Council) of Tokelau, to continue to expand its development assistance to Tokelau; urges the administering Power, other Member States and organizations of the UN system to continue to extend to Tokelau the maximum assistance possible for the rehabilitation and reconstruction of the islands in order to overcome the losses incurred in natural disasters in 1987.Adopted without vote.
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