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Moroccan Ministry of Energy, Mines, Water & Environment to join discussions at the Africa Energy Forum in Copenhagen

Moroccan Ministry of Energy, Mines, Water & Environment to join discussions at the Africa Energy Forum in Copenhagen

At the Powering Africa: Summit which took place in Washington DC from 9-10 March, Morocco’s ONEE presented their Gas to Power Programme and MASEN discussed their sustainable energy programme under the leadership of Mustapha Bakkoury, President and Chief Executive Officer. Both organisations are clearly focused on a broader role within Africa carrying with them the […]

President of Republic reiterates adherence to struggle for self-determination and independence

President of Republic reiterates adherence to struggle for self-determination and independence

President of Republic, Secretary-General of the Polisario Front, Brahim Ghali, has reaffirmed the Sahrawi people’s adherence, under the leadership of its sole and legitimate representative the polisario Front, to its just struggle for self-determination and independence. He also reiterated the willingness of the Sahrawi party to cooperate constructively with the Secretary-General of the United Nations […]

President of Republic arrives in New York for talks with UN Secretary-General

President of Republic arrives in New York for talks with UN Secretary-General

President of Republic, Secretary-General of the Polisario Front, Brahim Ghali, arrived Wednesday in New York, on a visit for several days, during which he meets with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, according to a source close to the presidential delegation. The President of the Republic is expected to meet with United Nations officials during this visit, […]

Exploitation of Western Sahara’s natural resources: Polisario calls on EU to open discussions

Exploitation of Western Sahara’s natural resources: Polisario calls on EU to open discussions

The Polisario Front calls on the European Commission to open discussions to make legal the presence of the European economic players in Western Sahara in accordance with the decision of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU), warning that if not, the Front will act with determination to impose the full implementation of […]

Alfonso Dastis reaffirms Spain support to Sahrawi people’s self-determination

Alfonso Dastis reaffirms Spain support to Sahrawi people’s self-determination

Spanish Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation Alfonso Dastis on Wednesday  reaffirmed his country’s support to the right of the Sahrawi people to self-determination, recalling that Spain has a “historical and emotional” connection with occupied Western Sahara people. “The Spanish government supports the UN Secretary General efforts in assisting the parties to finding just, lasting […]

Illegal exploitation of Western Sahara resources: MEPs voice concern

Illegal exploitation of Western Sahara resources: MEPs voice concern

The illegal exploitation of natural resources in western Sahara after the European Union Court of Justice (EUCJ) ruled on the matter has sparked concerns among the members of the EU Parliament (MEPs). The MEPs called on the European Commission to publish the “consultative guidelines” for the attention of companies about the legal risks of disregarding […]

Gdeim Izik case: Lawyers defending Sahrawi prisoners denounce “sham trial”

Gdeim Izik case: Lawyers defending Sahrawi prisoners denounce “sham trial”

The lawyers defending Sahrawi political prisoners, condemned by a Moroccan military tribunal, on Tuesday denounced a “sham trial”, which will resume on next Monday in Rabat in a civil tribunal.   Held by three French MPs, namely Noel Mamere, Jacqueline Frayse and François Asensi, and the Action of Christians for the Abolition of Torture (ACAT), […]

President Ghali hopes Trump administration will speed up democratic solution in Western Sahara

President Ghali hopes Trump administration will speed up democratic solution in Western Sahara

President of the Republic, Secretary-General of the Polisario Front, Brahim Ghali, has expressed hope that the US current administration led by Donald Trump will contribute in accelerating a just, lasting and democratic solution in Western Sahara, through the urgent application of the UN and AU settlement plan in 1991. President Ghali highlighted in an interview […]

Morocco, the Western Sahara and democracy

Morocco, the Western Sahara and democracy

Indigenous Sahrawi people react during the funeral of Western Sahara’s Polisario Front leader Mohamed Abdelaziz in Tindouf, Algeria June 3, 2016 In a unilateral move, Morocco has decided to withdraw from the Alkrkrat Sahara region, fuelling a conflict that was already on the verge of eruption in the area. For those who do not know […]

Standoff in Guerguerat should not mask the root of the problem which is the Western Sahara conflict

Standoff in Guerguerat should not mask the root of the problem which is the Western Sahara conflict

Deputy Minister for Europe, Mohamed Sidati, has affirmed in an interview with Euronews Chanel “the standoff in Guerguerat occurred because Morocco violated the cease-fire by crossing the wall” and “tensions had been growing, but that should not mask the root of the problem which is the Western Sahara conflict.” Below is the text of the […]

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