Press Releases

  • Electronic Rations Management System operational in MINURSO

    01 Jul 2019 - On 27 June. Colin Stewart, Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Western Sahara and Head of MINURSO and Major General (Pak. Ar.) Zia Ur-Rehman, Force Commander addressed the participants week-long training required for the implementation of Electronic Rations...
  • Russian Language Day

    17 Jun 2019 - With the support of the Staff Welfare Committee, MINURSO celebrated on 6 June 2019, the    Russian Language Day. Russian Military Observers serving in the Mission Team Sites got together at MINURSO HQ and presented, in the presence of the OiC Head of Mission Veneranda Mukandoli...
  • MINURSO FC chaired the ceremony of the International of UN Peacekeepers

    31 May 2019 - 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). The Major-General Zia-Ur-Rheman...
  • 02 Jul 2018 -     Press Release Laâyoune, 2 July 2018   After visits to Algiers, Nouakchott, Rabouni and Rabat, the Personal Envoy of the Secretary-General for Western Sahara, former German President Horst Koehler, paid a three day visit to Western Sahara from 28 June to 1 July which...
  • Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on Western Sahara

    08 Jan 2018 - Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on Western Sahara The Secretary-General is deeply concerned about recent increased tensions in the vicinity of Guerguerat in the Buffer Strip in southern Western Sahara between the Moroccan berm and the...
  • New Head of MINURSO arrives in Laayoune

    04 Jan 2018 - New Head of MINURSO arrives in Laayoune Laayoune, 3 January 2018                        On 28 December, Colin Stewart, Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Western Sahara and Head of MINURSO, arrived in Laayoune. He was met by  MINURSO senior staff...
  • 17 Sep 2017 - New York - The Personal Envoy of the Secretary-General for Western Sahara, Horst Koehler, took up his functions on 8 September in New York, where he held meetings and consultations until 16 September. Mr. Koehler met with the Secretary-General and senior United Nations...
  • 31 Aug 2017 - On 29 May each year, the United Nations commemorates the International Day of Peacekeepers. The Peacekeepers Day is an opportunity to remember and honor the men and women who have lost their lives while serving the United Nations as peacekeepers, more than 3,400 perished since...
  • 23 Mar 2017 - Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message for International Women’s Day, observed on 8 March: Women’s rights are human rights.  But, in these troubled times, as our world becomes more unpredictable and chaotic, the rights of women and girls are being reduced,...
  • 23 Mar 2017 - Following is the text of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ video message today on the launch of the report “Special Measures for Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse:  A New Approach”: One of my most unforgettable experiences has been listening to the victims of...

Pages