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The UN Deputy Military Advisor, Major-General Maureen O’Brien (Ireland), arrived on 12 September from UN Headquarters for a three-week visit to MINURSO. It’s not General O’Brien’s first time in Western Sahar
MINURSO celebrates the International Day of Peace
On 16 September, MINURSO observed Mexico’s national day by raising the Mexican flag at the Mission HQ in Laayoune.
MINURSO solar power system
In Western Sahara, MINURSO operates in an environment with huge solar and wind power potential.
On 7 September, MINURSO celebrated the Independence Day of Brazil by raising the country’s national flag at the Mission HQ in Laayoune .
Today, as many as nine out of ten people breathe polluted air, leading to some 7 million premature deaths each year, of whom 600,000 are children.
Unless we act decisively, this number could double by 2050.
On 31 August, MINURSO marked the Independence Day of Malaysia raising the national flag at the Mission HQ in Laayoune and at the Team Sites in Mahbas and Oum Dreyga, where nine Malaysians military observes serve.
Each year, the International Day for People of African Descent celebrates the diverse heritage and culture of people of African descent and their enormous contribution to our societies throughout history.
On 20 August, MINURSO celebrated the State Foundation Day of Hungary by raising their national flag at the Mission HQ in Laayoune.