Conflict Resolution - Morocco Is Afraid of Negotiation
[SPS] Algiers -Member of the Frente POLISARIO National Secretariat and Sahrawi coordinator with the Minurso M'hamed Khadad said Wednesday that Morocco was "afraid of negotiation" to settle the Western Sahara conflict and underlined "a lack of willingness" to engage in the UN-backed process.
Settlement of Western Sahara Conflict - Kohler Meets With Moroccan Delegation in Lisbon
[SPS] Lisbon -The Personal Envoy of the UN General Secretary for Western Sahara Horst Kohler has met on Tuesday in Lisbon a Moroccan delegation led by Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Nasser Bourita, announced the Moroccan Foreign Ministry on his tweeter account.
Australia Reiterates Its Support for UN Efforts to Solve the Conflict in Western Sahara
[SPS] Sydney (Australia) -Responsible for North Africa and the Middle East in the Australian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Matthew Neuhaus clarified that his country supports the efforts of the United Nations and its Envoy to solve peacefully, the conflict of Western Sahara.
Sahel Region - EU Hosts High Level Conference to Strengthen International Support
[PR Newswire] Brussels -The Sahel region faces a number of pressing challenges such as extreme poverty, frequent food and nutrition crises, conflict, irregular migration and related crimes such as human trafficking and migrant smuggling. Violent extremism also poses a serious security challenge to the region and has potential spill-over effects outside the region, including Europe.
Plundering of Sahrawi Natural Resources - Euro-MPs, International Trade Unionists Express "Deep Concern"
[SPS] Brussels -The participants in the conference "trade unionists and solidarity with Western Sahara" organized Monday and Tuesday at the European Parliament in Brussels expressed their "deep concern" over the continuing plundering of Western Sahara's natural resources, calling on EU and its institutions to "clearly condemn" any illegal exploitation of these resources.
Renegotiation EU-Morocco Agreements - EP Intergroup 'Worried' About Commission's 'Lack of Transparency'
[SPS] Brussels -The European Parliament Intergroup "Peace for the Saharawi people" expressed on Wednesday "deep concern" over the European Commission's "lack of transparency" during its negotiations with Morocco, about an additional agreement to the Association Agreement, in order to comply with the ruling of the European Court of Justice, of December 2016.
Exiled, Exhibition By 16 Canaries' Artists in Support of Western Sahara Cause
[SPS] Madrid -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.