International Parliamentary Network in support of Sahara self-determinationd

PUSL.- The first meeting of the parliamentary network to support self-determination in Western Sahara was held in Paris, bringing together parliamentarians from various continents and aims to reinforce the work, exchange experiences and information at the level of national assemblies.

From this first meeting resulted the final declaration transcribed below:

Final Declaration

International Parliamentary Network for Western Sahara Self-Determination

Done in Paris June 22nd 2018

We, as members of the International parliamentory network for the self-determination of Western Sahara, gathered today in Paris

Point out that the United Nations resolutions organisation:

Specify that Western Sahara is a Non-Self-Governing Territory Read more

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Western Sahara: AFET Committee in the European Parliament urges EU to implement ECJ decisions

( BRUSSELS – The Foreign Affairs Committee in the European Parliament has adopted an amendment to the draft report on Parliament’s recommendations to the Council on the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly, urging the EU to support the UN process for the regulation of the conflict in Western Sahara and to implement the decisions of its Court of Justice concerning that territory.

The amendment tabled by MEP Barbara Lochbihler on behalf of the Group of the Greens / European Free Alliance calls on the EU Council to “implement the judgments of the European Court of Justice on Western Sahara”.

On 21 December 2016, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) decided that the EU-Morocco association and liberalization agreements are not applicable to Western Sahara, underlining the “separate” and “distinct” status of this territory. , listed since 1963 on the list of Non-Self-Governing Territories of the United Nations. Read more

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