EU supports UN efforts to resolve Western Sahara conflict

Strasburg (France), March 26, 2015 (SPS) -The High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Mrs. Federica Mogherini reaffirmed on Wednesday that the EU supports the efforts of the UN Secretary General to find a political solution, which ensure the right of the Saharawi people to self-determination.

Prime Minister receives Personal Envoy of UN Secretary-General

 Shaheed Elhafed (Refugee Camps), March 26, 2015 (SPS) - The Prime Minister, Abdelkader Taleb Omar, received Wednesday, at the Presidency of the Republic, the Personal Envoy of the Secretary-General of the United Nations for Western Sahara, Christopher Ross.

Embezzlement of European Union aid to Sahrawi refugees: Unfair accusations, says EU

Brussels, March 26, 2015 (SPS) - European Union (EU) on Wednesday dubbed "unfair" accusations Morocco's allegations about misappropriation of its humanitarian aid to the Saharawi refugee camps in Tindouf.
"The accusations of embezzlement of the EU humanitarian aid to refugee camps in Tindouf are unfair, especially in view of the efforts and measures taken by the European Commission," said Kristalina Georgieva, the deputy chief of the European Commissioner in charge of Budget and Human Resources.

WSF: Expanding international solidarity sphere with Sahrawi cause, main focus of Sahrawi participation

Tunis, March 26, 2015 (SPS) - The Sahrawi delegation, participating in the 13th World Social Forum (WSF) which is being held in Tunis (from 24 to 28 March), is working to expand the sphere of the international solidarity with the Sahrawi cause, affirmed Wednesday the head of the Sahrawi delegation, Secretary General of the Sahrawi workers  Mohamed Mohamed Cheikh Lahbib.

Sahrawi Republic takes part in workshop of African experts on finance and structure reforms

Adwala (Cameron), March 25, 2015 (SPS) – The Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) took part in the work of technical workshop of the African experts to discuss the work of the committees specialized in the field of financial and structural  reforms, organized by the Commission of Human Resources management in the Adwala city, Cameron.

Awserd Regional Council requests UN Security Council to include human rights monitoring in MINURSO mandate

Awserd (Refugee Camps), March 25, 2015 (SPS) - The Regional Council of the Wilaya of Awserd sent Tuesday a letter to the UN Security Council, demanding the expanding of the mandate of the MINURSO, which still the only UN mission in the world that do not include the human rights monitoring, following a sit-in organized by the national campaign against the plundering of our natural resources.

Human rights in Western Sahara must be within MINURSO mandate, says former UN official

Shaheed Elhafed, March 25, 2015 (SPS) - Former commander of the UN Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO), General Kurt Mosgaard, affirmed that the supervision of the Human Rights in Western Sahara must be within the mandate of the MINURSO.
 General Kurt Mosgaard who was the guest of the Western Sahara Intergroup in the European Parliament, called for respect for human rights in Western Sahara "which is still a colony."

Security Council urged to intervene to end Morocco's violations in Western Sahara

Stockholm, March 25, 2015 (SPS) - Former Under Secretary General for Legal Affairs and the Legal Counsel of the United Nations Hans Corell, reminded the Security Council of its responsibility face to the Moroccan authorities' violation of Sahrawi rights.

Christopher Ross meets with Sahrawi negotiating delegation

Shaheed Elhafed (Refugee Camps), March 24, 2015 (SPS) - The Personal Envoy of the Secretary-General of the United Nations for the Western Sahara, Christopher Ross,  held Tuesday a meeting with members of the Polisario Front  negotiating delegation, at the official reception in Shaheed Elhafed, Sahrawi refugee camps.

AWSA urges Australia to make Western Sahara imports illegal

Melbourne (Australia), March 24, 2015 (SPS) - Following its international conference held 19 - 20 March in Melbourne on the natural resources of Western Sahara, the Australia Western Sahara Association (AWSA) called on the Federal Government to prohibit Australian company trade in Western Saharan resources from the occupied territory and to push the UN to force a breakthrough in the 40 year stalemate of Moroccan occupation of Western Sahara.


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