French: Amiens will host an international conference on Western Sahara next May 27

France, April  24, 2019 (SPS) - the University of Picardy Jules-Verne , French is expected to hold next May 27  an international Conference on Western Sahara under the title : "Western Sahara - Developments of an old question"  with the participation of internationally prominent  scholars, specialists in law, international relations, history, politics and anthropology, APS news agency reported Tuesday.

The colonial approach of the territory, the Moroccan approach of the territory as occupying power, the legal approach of the notion of the territory and the economic interest of the territory of Western Sahara will be the planned roundtables, according to an interim program that APS has obtained a copy of the organizers

Participants will have to analyze the question of "which government for Western Sahara?" examining in particular the international and constitutional cross-legal approach to the notion of government, Western Sahara in the Maghreb context and the effect in France of the acts and decisions of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR).

The upcoming conference is expected to discuss several others issues related to the question of Western Sahara

It should be recalled that several professors from major universities will take part in this conference, including historian Pierre Vermeren (University Paris I - Panthéon Sorbonne), Algerian Yahia Zoubir (Kedge Business School), scientific adviser at the conference Marjorie Beulay (Université Picardie Jules Verne) and Francesco Bastagli (former Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Western Sahara and Head of MINURSO). SPS

 

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