Hervé Ladsous, UN Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, arrived in Laayoune on 10 October. He will be visiting MINURSO to review operations and to meet with the Mission leadership.
On 27 September, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Western Sahara and Head of Mission, Wolfgang Weisbrod-Weber, awarded Force Commander, Major General Abdul Hafiz, along with twelve other military personnel, the United Nations Medal for their service in MINURSO.
On 25 July 2012 at MINURSO HQ, Laayoune, was held the Team Site Commander Conference, chaired and inaugurated by the OiC Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Western Sahara and Head of MINURSO Maj. Gen. Abdul Hafiz. During the opening address, the Maj.
On 11 July 2012, as part of his introductory engagements, the SRSG and Head of MINURSO, Wolfgang Weisbrod-Weber, met with the Wali of Laayoune Boujdour Sakia El Hamra Region,Khalil Dkhil, accompanied by the Morocco Coordinator with MINURSO, El-Arbi Mrabet.
On 15 June 2012, the United Nations Secretary-General BAN Ki-moon announced the appointment of Mr. Wolfgang Weisbrod-Weber of Germany as his Special Representative and Head of the MINURSO.The new Special Representative of the Secretary-General succeeds Mr.