In view of recent press reports regarding the situation in Tindouf, Algeria, MINURSO would like to clarify that its activities as well as those of UN agencies continue.
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.
Today is a solemn day for all of us in UN Peacekeeping, as we pause to reflect and honor the over 2,900 peacekeeping colleagues who have lost their lives serving the cause of peace since our first mission in 1948.
On 3 and 4 April 2012, MINURSO marked the International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action with a programme by MACC (Mine Action Coordination Centre) to remember landmine and UXO victims as well as acknowledge the sacrifices of mine action workers aro