Senior National Officers Conference

8 Apr 2010

Senior National Officers Conference

On 31 March at MINURSO HQ, Laayoune, was held the Senior national Officer Conference. The Conference was chaired by the Force Commander Major-General Zhao and inaugurated by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Western Sahara and head of MINURSO Mr. Hany Abdel-Aziz.

During the opening address, the SRSG Abdelaziz hailed the snese of duty and commitment of the MINURSO military personnel calling as constant search of effectiveness and adhesion to the UN values and principles.

The aim of the Conference, a bi-annual event, is to provide update information and analysis to the commanders of the several national groups of Military Observers (Argentina, Austria, Bangladesh, Brazil, China, Croatia, Djibouti, Egypt, El Salvador, France, Ghana, Greece, Guinea, Honduras, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Jordan, Malaysia, Mongolia, Pakistan, Paraguay, Poland, Republic of Korea, Russia, Uruguay, Yemen) presents in the Mission.

Military and civilian head of sections, including the Chief of Mission Support Mr Nader Darwich as well as officers from the Office of the SRSG briefed the attendants, who also toke parts to debates, panels and discussions.