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Letter of the Secretary-general for UN Day
24 October 2019
Arrival of new DFC in MINURSO
On Monday 16 September 2019 Brigadier-General Constance Emefa Edjeani-Afenu (Gha. Ar.) arrived in MINURSO to take up the position of Deputy Force Commander as a replacement of the outgoing Brigadier-General (Ban.
Elsie project team in Bir Lahlou
The Elsie Initiative for Women in Peace Operations (funded by the Canadian Government) has partnered with the United Nations to increase the presence and p
MINURSO FC chaired the ceremony of the International of UN Peacekeepers
On 29 May 2019, MINURSO celebrated the International of UN Peacekeepers. A ceremony, chaired by the OiC Head of MINURSO, Force Commander Major-General Zia-Ur-Rehman toke place in the parade ground of the Mission HQ, in Laayoune (Western Sahara).
Personal Envoy for Western Sahara visits the Territory
Laâyoune, 28 June 2018
UN Secretary-General António Guterres
UN Secretary-General António Guterres said that it was a “sad reminder of th
Breast Cancer Awareness Month in MINURSO - The female uniformed personnel of MINURSO, led by the Deputy Force Commander, Brig. - Gen. (Ghan. Ar.) Constance Edjeani Afenu, attended at the Mission HQ in Laayoune to a session on breast cancer awareness, carried out by the Bangladesh Medical Unit staff.
U.S delegation visits MINURSO
A U.S delegation comprising military and civilian officials namely: Col. Kenneth Gjone (USAF) (Defense Attache’, US Embassy, Rabat, Morocco); Cdr. (US N.) Jalal Khan (Navy Attache’, US Embassy, Rabat, Morocco); Mrs.
SRSG Colin Stewart with members of a U.S delegation visiting MINURSO
World AIDS Day
Ending the AIDS epidemic by 2030, as we committed to in the Sustainable Development Goals, will require a continuous collaborative effort.