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
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.
22 July 2019 S/2019/590 In this letter, transmitted by Namibia, the Polisario Front brought recent protests that resulted in several arrests and one death to the attention of the Security Council.
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.