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UN supports Ross mediation in Western Sahara

United Nations, November 19, 2015 (SPS) - The members of the UN Security Council expressed their support for the mediation of the personal envoy of UN Secretary General for Western Sahara, Christopher Ross, on Wednesday after Morocco has said it will not allow you to visit the occupied zones of Western Sahara territory.

UN Resolution, "unique framework" for settlement in Western Sahara, says Malta's FM

ALGIERS,November 19, 2015 (SPS)- Maltese Foreign Minister George William Vella reiterated Wednesday in Algiers his country's support to UN resolution for the Sahrawi people's right to self-determination.      
"Our position has not changed. We will continue to support the UN resolution for the Sahrawi people's right to self-determination," Vella told a news conference.
This is the "unique framework" likely to resolve Western Sahara conflict."

Norway gives 670.000 Euros to Western Sahara flood victims

Norway, November 11. 2015 (SPS) - The Norwegian government has decided to donate approx. 670.000 Euros in humanitarian aid to UN's work towards refugees from Western Sahara, following the flooding in the refugee camps.

CEAS-Sahara delegation visits Saharawi refugee camps

Auserd(Saharawi refugee camps), November 05 2015 (SPS) - the State Coordinator of Associations of Solidarity with the Sahrawi people (CEAS-Sahara) visited on Wednesday the Saharawi refugee camps to express solidarity with Saharawi people and observe the damage caused by the floods that recently hit the camps.

UN launches urgent appeal for relief aid to Saharawi refugees

ALGIERS,October 28, 2015 (SPS) – United Nations office in Algeria on Thursday urged the international community to take the appropriate actions to meet the urgent needs of Saharawi refugees, hit by the bad weather that ravaged recently the five refugee camps.
The Sahrawi Refugee Camps has witnessed heavy rains during two last week leaving considerable damages.(SPS)

The African Union Commission donates 200.000 US$ to assist Saharawi refugees

Addis Ababa, (Ethiopia) October, 25 2015 (SPS) - The African Union Commission Chairperson, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, has announced a USD 200,000 donation to alleviate the plight of flood victims in the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (Sahrawi Republic). The AU Commission Chairperson made the announcement following reports that over 10-days of torrential rains brought heavy floods that destroyed several public buildings, community centres, and homes of refugees in all the Wilayas of the camps.

Petitioners appeal for Sahrawi people right of self-determination in the fourth committee

New York(USA), October, 14 2015 (SPS) - The Fourth Committee of the UN in charge of decolonization continued hearing testimonies and intervention on the question of Western Sahara in its meeting.
Petitioners from around the world, including the Western Sahara diaspora, political, journalist, writer, representative, students, committee of friendship with the Sahrawi people calling for UN fourth committee to push for the holding of the referendum to allow the Sahrawi people to decide their destiny.

Murcia and Cartagena universities kick off solidarity days with Sahrawi people

Murcia(Spain), October, 14 2015 (SPS) - the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Murcia, Spain, in collaboration with the Polisario Front representation in Murcia kicked off on Tuesday the Days of Solidarity with the Saharawi people, held from 13 to 15 October.


United Nations called to hold a referendum for Saharawi people before it is too late, says Bujari Ahmed

New York (United Nations), October 14, 2015 (SPS) – the Polisario Front representative to the United Nations Organization, Tuesday Mr. Bujari Ahmed, has called Morocco to cooperate with the United Nations for peace in Western Sahara on the basis of international legitimacy and the decisions of the General Assembly and the UN Security Council relevant to, requesting the international organization to organize the self-determination referendum for the Saharawi people before it is too late.

Ministers Council pays tribute to the Sahrawi mass struggle in occupied territories

Chahid Hafed, October 06, 2015 (SPS) – The Council of Ministers applauded the struggle of the Saharwi masses in the occupied territories, calling to draw lessons that were behind the victories achieved and the determination to failed the Moroccan plans.