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First Western Sahara talks at UN in six years, begin in Geneva (05.12.2018)

[…] Delegations from Morocco, the Frente POLISARIO, Algeria and Mauritania are present at the roundtable meeting in Geneva. It will involve two days of talks that have been convened by the Personal Envoy of the Secretary-General, former President Horst Köhler of Germany, the UN confirmed in a...

Security Council extends mandate of UN peace mission in Western Sahara (31.10.2018)

The United Nations Security Council, on Wednesday, extended the mandate of the UN Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO), until 30 April next year. Adopting resolution 2240 (2018), by a recorded vote of 12 in favour and 3 abstentions, the Security Council underscored the need for a...

Revival of peace process in Western Sahara - Security Council reiterates support to Köhler (13.10.2018)

The United Nations (UN) Security Council, which met Thursday in New York, reiterated its strong support to the UN Envoy for Western Sahara, Horst Köhler 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...

AU limits its role in Western Sahara crisis (11.09.2018)

A restricted role for the African Union could set a bad precedent for other conflict situations.

How the latest AU decision on Western Sahara could affect other crises (22.08.2018)

At its 31st summit in Nouakchott, Mauritania the African Union (AU) decided to limit its own peace efforts in the Western Sahara in order to support the process led by the United Nations (UN). … The move is a big win for Morocco, which believes the AU-led efforts are biased. However, it could set a...

AU summit 31: The Western Sahara debate heats up (28.06.2018)

A new report sees the AU formally trying to resolve Africa’s longest-standing conflict.