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.
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).
As New York Headquarters observes the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers on Friday, 24 May, Secretary-General António Guterres will lay a wreath to honour all fallen peacekeepers and preside over a ceremony for the posthumous award of the Dag Hammarskjöld Medal to 119 military, poli
Between 7 to 13 May 2019, Jack Christofides, Director of Northern Africa Division, Department of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs and Peace Operations visited MINURSO.
The Security Council underscored the importance of peacekeeping as one of the most effective tools available to the United Nations in the promotion and maintenance of international peace and security.