UN Documents for Western Sahara

Selected Security Council Resolutions View All
2 November 2018 S/RES/2440 The Security Council extended the mandate of MINURSO for a further six months.
27 April 2018 S/RES/2414 This was a resolution renewing MINURSO for another six months, until 31 October 2018.
28 April 2017 S/RES/2351 The Council adopted a resolution renewing the mandate of MINURSO for one year.
Selected Secretary-General's Reports View All
11 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.
10 April 2017 S/2017/307 This was the report of the Secretary-General on the situation concerning Western Sahara.
Selected Security Council Letters View All
22 November 2017 S/2017/1003 This was a letter from the Secretary-General expressing his intention to appoint Colin Steward (Canada) as his Special Representative for Western Sahara and head of MINURSO.
25 May 2017 S/2017/462 This was a letter from the Secretary-General expressing his intention to appoint Horst Köhler as his new Personal Envoy for Western Sahara.
19 October 2015 S/2015/804 This was a letter from the Secretary-General of the Polisario regarding drilling by an Ireland-based mining company in Western Sahara.
Selected Security Council Meeting Records View All
27 April 2018 S/PV.8246 This was the renewal of MINURSO, including Council members’ explanation of votes.
29 April 2014 S/PV.7162 This was the record of the meeting during which resolution 2152 was adopted.
11 April 2013 S/PV.6945 This was a closed meeting with the troop and police-contributing countries to MINURSO.
Selected Security Council Press Statements View All
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.