Election of UJSARIO deputy president of IUSY

Becici (Montenegro) February 17, 2018 (SPS) – Member of Sahrawi Youth Union (UJSARIO), Minetou Larabas, has been elected, on Saturday, deputy president of the International Union of Socialist Youth (IUSY) for two years, along with three deputies from Africa, during IUSY 33rd Congress.

EU-Morocco fisheries agreement: WSRW welcomes Sweden’s position

London, Feb 18, 2018 (SPS) - The Western Sahara Resource Watch (WSRW) hailed Friday, Sweden’s opposition to the European Commission’s sought mandate to start negotiations with Morocco for a new fisheries agreement, which includes the Western Sahara territorial waters.

IUSY 33rd Congress calls for respect of international law in Western Sahara

Becici (Montenegro) February 17, 2018 (SPS) - The 33rd Congress of the International Union of Socialist Youth (IUSY) on Saturday approved a recommendation on Western Sahara calling on the international community to respect international humanitarian law in Western Sahara.

IUSY 33rd Congress grants full membership to UESARIO

Becici (Montenegro) February 17, 2018 (SPS) - The 33rd Congress of the International Union of Socialist Youth (IUSY) has granted a full membership to the Saharawi Students Union (UESARIO) during the second day of its sessions, which started on Friday in the city of Becici, the Republic of Montenegro.

UESARIO had been seeking membership for some time, and attended IUSY congresses only as an observer, until it has been granted a full membership.

IUSY Congress opens with participation of Sahrawi delegation

Becici (Montenegro) February 17, 2018 (SPS) - The 33rd Congress of International Union of Socialist Youth (IUSY) opened on Friday in Becici, Montenegro, with the participation of a Saharawi delegation representing the Youth Union (UJSARIO) and the Students Union (UESARIO), alongside a large number of delegations from different countries of the world.

President of Republic congratulates Cyril Ramaphosa on his election as new President of South Africa

Bir-Lehlou, February 17, 2018 (SPS) - President of the Republic, Secretary-General of the Frente POLISARIO, Brahim Ghali, sent a congratulatory message to his Cyril Ramaphosa on the occasion of his election as the new President of South Africa, succeeding Jacob Zuma.

Non-recognition of annexation: Euro-MPs denounce EU’s double standards policy in Western Sahara

Brussels, Feb 17, 2018 (SPS) - The European deputies Ivan Stefanec and Jana Zitnanska denounced the double standards policy of the European Union (EU) which doesn’t recognize the annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol by Russia, but doesn’t apply this policy of non-recognition in Western Sahara occupied by Morocco.


Exiled, exhibition by 16 Canaries' artists in support of Western Sahara cause

Madrid (Spain), Feb 17, 2018 (SPS) - Sixteen Spanish artists from the Canary Islands are holding an exhibition entitled "The Exiled to Shed Light on Western Sahara Cause," displaying the suffering endured by the population forced into exile for more than 42 years.

The artists, through the exhibition, want to bring a financial contribution, by the sale of their works, to the Holiday of Peace programme meant for Saharawi children.

Sweden rejects renewal of EU-Morocco Fisheries agreement

Stockholm,  Feb 15, 2018 (SPS) -Sweden announced that it will vote against granting the European Commission of the negotiation mandate on the new protocol relating to the fisheries agreement between the European Union and Morocco, including the Sahrawi territorial waters, said the Sahrawi news agency SPS.


Messahel to meet with UN SG Personal Envoy for Western Sahara Thursday in Berlin

  Algiers, Feb 15, Algiers 2017 (SPS) -Foreign Minister Abdelkader Messahel on Thursday will fly to Berlin where he will hold talks with the Personal Envoy of the United Nations (UN) Secretary General for Western Sahara Horst Kohler part of the mission entrusted to him by the UN Security Council, announced the Foreign Ministry in a communiqué.


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