western sahara

Security Council extends UN’s Western Sahara mission for another year

The Security Council today extended for one year the mandate of the United Nations mission tasked with organizing a referendum on self-determination in Western Sahara and monitoring the ceasefire between Morocco and the Frente Polisario.

Further talks on Western Sahara need 'careful preparation' – Ban

If progress is to be made on the status of Western Sahara, careful preparation is needed before further talks are held between Morocco and the Frente Polisario on the long-running dispute, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says in a report released today.