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UN Chief to name ex-German president as Western Sahara envoy (02.06.2017)

The head of the United Nations will name former German president Horst Koehler as his new envoy for Western Sahara, in charge of restarting talks between Morocco and the Polisario independence movement.

Lacroix reiterates UN SG's willingness to reopen negotiations (15.05.2017)

The Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Jean-Pierre Lacroix on Sunday reiterated the willingness of the new United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres to reopen negotiations between the Polisario Front and Morocco to settle the conflict the occupied Western Sahara.

UN welcomes withdrawal of Polisario Front from Guerguerat area (28.04.2017)

The statement comes as the UN Security Council today unanimously extended MINURSO's mandate until 30 April 2018. Through a resolution, the Council reaffirmed the need for full respect of the military agreements reached with MINURSO with regard to the ceasefire and called on all the parties to...

UN chief wants new talks in 40-year Western Sahara impasse (12.04.2017)

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says he wants renewed negotiations to resolve the Western Sahara conflict, which has pitted Morocco against the Polisario Front independence movement for 40 years.

Ex-Bundespräsident Köhler soll Sonderbeauftragter der UNO werden (11.04.2017)

Auf den früheren Bundespräsidenten Horst Köhler kommt eine neue Aufgabe zu: Er soll nach SPIEGEL-Informationen Uno-Sonderbeauftragter für den Westsahara-Konflikt werden. Köhler gilt als Afrikakenner.

UN Western Sahara envoy offers to resign (08.03.2017)

The United Nations envoy for the disputed Western Sahara territory has offered his resignation after eight years of trying to bring the Polisario independence movement and Morocco back to negotiations to end their conflict.