AllAfrica News: Western Sahara

UN Adopts Resolution for Self-Determination of Sahrawi People

[SPS] United Nations -The Special Political and Decolonization Committee (Fourth Committee) has adopted a draft resolution on Western Sahara, reaffirming the inalienable right of the Sahrawi people to self-determination.

Algeria Reaffirms Western Sahara 'Is a Decolonization Issue Between Polisario Front, Morocco'

[Algerie Presse Service] The Western Sahara conflict is a decolonization issue between the Polisario Front and Morocco, affirmed Tuesday in New York Algeria's Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Sabri Boukadoum.

Sahel - Prevention and Conflict Management

[Centre 4s] For the last few years, the Sahel Sahara region has been deeply weakened by violent and multidimensional conflicts. These conflicts affect people, economies, institutions as well as the relationships with the region external partners. Their extension, towards both the Gulfs of Benin and of Guinea will not take long and one has to be blind to ignore it.

U.N. Security Council Reiterates Support to Envoy Kohler in Peace Process

[SPS] New York -The United Nations (UN) Security Council, which met Thursday in New York, reiterated its strong support to the UN Envoy for Western Sahara, Horst Kohler to hold the first round of direct negotiations between the Polisario Front and Morocco in Geneva, and called the two sides to engage in these talks in good faith and without preconditions.

President of Republic Receives South African Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation

[SPS] Shaheed Al-Hafed -President of the Republic, Secretary-General of the POLISARIO Front, Brahim Ghali, received on Sunday at the Presidency of the Republic Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of South Africa, Luwellyn Tyrone Landers, who is on working visit in the Sahrawi Republic.

Prime Minister Receives South African Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation

[SPS] Shaheed Al-Hafed -Prime Minister, Mohammed Al-Wali Akeik, on Sunday received Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of South Africa, Luwellyn Tyrone Landers, at the headquarters of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Calling for Renewed Efforts to End Decades-old Western Sahara Conflict, Security Council Extends Mission

[UN] 27 April 2018 - The Security Council today extended the mandate of the United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO) until 31 October 2018, calling for a "realistic, practicable and enduring" political solution to end the decades‑old conflict.

Stop Western Sahara Plunder, Jacinda

[Fahamu] New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern spoke of human rights and international cooperation at the United Nations. But what will she do about the fact that two New Zealand companies are the last buyers of phosphate rock from occupied Western Sahara?

Western Sahara Decolonization Tops United Nations Agenda Peace Summit 'Nelson Mandela'

[SPS] New York -The decolonization issue in Western Sahara drew a lot of attention from the participants in the United Nations "Peace Summit" honoring the late African leader Nelson Mandela in his centenary, as an inspiring global symbol in his struggle against injustice and racism, on the sidelines of high-level meetings of the 73rd annual session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

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