Question of Gibraltar

Publisher UN General Assembly
Author UN General Assembly
Publication Date 18 December 1968
Citation / Document Symbol A/RES/2429
Reference Twenty-third Session
Cite as UN General Assembly, Question of Gibraltar, 18 December 1968, A/RES/2429, available at: [accessed 18 November 2018]

2429. Question of Gibraltar

The General Assembly,

Having considered the question of Gibraltar,

Having heard the statements of the administering Power[1] and the representative of Spain,[2]

Recalling its resolution 1514 (XV) of 14 December 1960,

Recalling also its resolution 2353 (XXII) of 19 December 1967,

1. Regrets that the administering Power has failed to comply with General Assembly resolution 2353 (XXII);

2. Declares that the continuation of the colonial situation in Gibraltar is incompatible with the purposes and principles of the Charter of the United Nations and of General Assembly resolution 1514 (XV);

3. Requests the administering Power to terminate the colonial situation in Gibraltar no later than 1 October 1969;

4. Calls upon the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to begin without delay the negotiations with the Government of Spain provided for in resolution 2353 (XXII);

5. Requests the Secretary-General to give the Governments of Spain and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland any assistance they may require for the implementation of the present resolution, and to report thereon to the General Assembly at its twenty-fourth session.

1747th plenary meeting,
18 December 1968.

[1] Ibid., paras. 98-111.

[2] Ibid., paras. 47-97 and 114-125.

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