UN Documents for Western Sahara

Selected Security Council Resolutions View All
30 October 2019 S/RES/2494 The Security Council renewed the mandate of MINURSO for twelve months until 31 October 2020.
30 April 2019 S/RES/2468 By adopting this resolution the Council renewed MINURSO’s mandate for six months. Two Council members abstained.
31 October 2018 S/RES/2440 The Security Council extended the mandate of MINURSO for a further six months.
Selected Secretary-General's Reports View All
1 April 2019 S/2019/282 This was the report on MINURSO covering 3 October 2018 to 1 April 2019.
3 October 2018 S/2018/889 This was the Secretary-General's report on MINURSO.
29 March 2018 S/2018/277 This was the Secretary-General's report on the situation in Western Sahara.
Selected Security Council Letters View All
9 December 2019 S/2019/932 This letter contains a complaint from Morocco about a forthcoming meeting organised by the Polisario in Tifariti.
4 October 2019 S/2019/795 A letter from the Polisario Front, transmitted by Namibia, calling for the immediate appointment of a new personal envoy to move the political process forward.
16 September 2019 S/2019/746 This was a letter from the Secretary-General of the Polisario Front calling for the Council to reinvigorate the stalled political process.
Selected Security Council Meeting Records View All
30 April 2019 S/PV.8518 The Council passed resolution 2468 extending the mandate of MINURSO for six months. There were two abstentions (Russia and South Africa).
31 October 2018 S/PV.8387 This was the meeting record for the adoption and explanation of votes on MINURSO in which Bolivia, Ethiopia and Russia abstained.
27 April 2018 S/PV.8246 This was the renewal of MINURSO, including Council members' explanation of votes.
Selected Security Council Press Statements View All
31 January 2019 SC/13686 This two-paragraph statement expressed Council support for the Personal Envoy and his efforts.
4 February 2008 SC/9241 The Council welcomed the Secretary-General's report, supporting the next round of talks and agreeing on the need to move the process into a more substantive phase of negotiations.
11 July 2007 SC/9076 The Council supported the agreement that negotiations would continue in August after a first round of talks in Manhasset on 18-19 June.
Selected General Assembly Documents View All
12 July 2005 A/60/116 This was a report summarizing the reports that had been submitted by the Secretary-General to the Security Council on the situation concerning Western Sahara from 1 July 2004 to 30 June 2005.
11 November 1980 A/RES/35/19 This was a resolution that referred to “the continued occupation of Western Sahara by Morocco”.
21 November 1979 A/RES/34/37 This resolution referred to “the continued occupation of Western Sahara by Morocco”.
Selected Other Documents View All
20 June 1995 S/1995/498 This was the report of the Security Council mission to Western Sahara, from 3 to 9 June 1995.