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January 2024

The governor of Boujdour receives representatives of Norwegian youth

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Wilaya of Boujdour, January 31, 2024 (SPS) - The Governor of the Wilaya of Boujdour Ms. Addih Mohamed Shaddad, received yesterday a delegation from the Norwegian Socialist Youth, including Mr. Erik Hagen, President of the Western Sahara Resources Watch (WSRW), and students.

Ministry of Public Health launches Polio Vaccination Campaign

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Shaheed Hafed, 29 January 2024 (SPS) -  Specialized teams have begun the fieldwork for polio vaccination in all wilayas, amidst a large presence of children who are the target of the vaccination, and notable compliance from their mothers with the accompanying procedures for the vaccination process.

The polio vaccination campaign targets children between the ages of two months and six years, according to a detailed schedule prepared by the Central Directorate of Prevention in collaboration with the regional health directorates.

President Brahim Ghali chairs expanded meeting of Council of Ministers

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Shaheed Hafed, 28 January 2024 (SPS) - President of the Republic and Secretary-General of the Polisario Front, Mr. Brahim Ghali, chaired Sunday an expanded meeting of the Council of Ministers.

The meeting comes after the National Council's approval of the government's program for 2024. It discussed the general situation and the developments of the national issue on all levels, supporting and strengthening the institutions of the Sahrawi state to meet the aspirations, and ways to confront the conspiracies of the Moroccan enemy.

Minister of Education and Vocational Training receives delegation from Madrid Independent University

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Shaheed Hafed, 27 January 2024 (SPS) - Member of the National Secretariat of the Polisario Front, Minister of Education Vocational Training, Mr. Khatri Adouh, received a delegation from Madrid Independent University at the end of a training course for science teachers in national educational institutions, as part of the partnership and cooperation efforts between the ministry and the Spanish university.

The Sahrawi Minister of Culture received by his Algerian counterpart

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Algeria, January 27, 2024 (SPS) - The Sahrawi Minister of Culture, Mr. Moussa Salma Labid, was received by his counterpart, the Algerian Minister of Culture and Arts, Dr. Soraya Mouloudji, in the capital, Algiers.

The meeting was attended by the Algerian Minister of Mujahideen and Rights Holders, Laïd Rebigua, the Sahrawi Ambassador to Algeria, Mr. Abdelkader Taleb Omar, and the advisor at the embassy in charge of political parties and civil society, Mr. Khalil Mayara.

SADR Government Welcomes the ICJ Ruling on South Africa vs. Israel

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Bir Lehlou (Liberated Territories), 27 January 2024 (SPS) – In a Communiqué issued today, the Government of the Sahrawi Republic (SADR) welcomed the order delivered yesterday by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) regarding the application filed by the Republic of South Africa against the occupying state of Israel concerning the latter’s violation of its obligations under the Genocide Convention, describing the ruling as a decisive victory for international law and an important reminder that no state is above the law.

Screening a documentary film about the struggle and resistance of Sahrawi women in Madrid

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Madrid, January 27, 2024 (SPS) - The documentary film “Rebel Women,” which tells the story of the struggle and resistance of Sahrawi women, was screened yesterday in the Spanish capital, Madrid, in the presence of the representative of the Polisario Front in Madrid, Mrs. Khadijatu Al-Mukhtar, and a number of representatives of Spanish civil society organizations.

Delegation from La Rioja region on working visit to Sahrawi refugee camps

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Shaheed Hafed, 26 January 2024 (SPS) - A Spanish delegation from the province of La Rioja has embarked on a working visit to the Sahrawi refugee camps that will last several days.

Upon arrival, the delegation received an official and popular reception in the Daira of Hawza in the wilaya of El Aaiún. The delegation also held meetings with the authorities of the Daira, which has a twinning relationship with the La Rioja region. The delegation led a visit to some regional facilities in the wilaya, as well as national institutions and facilities.

President of World Union of Hassaniya Writers on visit to Sahrawi Republic

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Shaheed Hafed, 26 January 2024 (SPS) - The President of the World Union of Hassaniya Writers, Mr. Douh Ould Baniouk, began a visit to the Sahrawi Republic on Friday, indicated the Central Directorate of Protocol.

Upon his arrival at Tindouf Airport, Mr. Baniouk was received by the Minister of Culture, Musa Salma, who held an extended meeting with him at the conference hall in the wilaya of Smara.

He will also have another meeting with the Minister of Education and Vocational Training, Khatri Adouh, along with other national figures.

The Sahrawi government discusses effective ways to implement its annual programme

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Shahid Al-Hafed, January 25, 2024 (SPS) – The Prime Minister and member of the National Secretariat, Mr. Boushraya Hamoudi Bayoun, chaired a government meeting to discuss effective ways to start implementing its annual programme.

The meeting also discussed the detailed calendars of the ministries' programme, especially the events that require coordination and cooperation between some ministries. .

President Brahim Ghali chairs a meeting of the Permanent Bureau of the National Secretariat

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Shahid Al-Hafed, January 23, 2024 (SPS) - The President of the Republic, Secretary-General of the Polisario Front, Mr. Brahim Ghali, chaired a meeting of the Permanent Bureau of the National Secretariat, at the headquarters of the Presidency of the Republic.

The meeting discusses the latest developments in the Sahrawi issue at domestic and international levels, in addition to field developments on the ground in light of the direct confrontation with the Moroccan occupation, in addition to topics related to public affairs in its various aspects.

Sahrawi Republic participates in media forum on communication challenges in Havana

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Havana (Cuba), 22 January 2024 (SPS) - The Sahrawi Republic is participating in the International Media Forum on Communication Challenges organized by the Cuban news agency Prensa Latina, in the presence of more than 70 participants from 34 countries.

The International Media Forum was opened by the Cuban President, Miguel Diaz-Canel, held for two days.

Minister of Public Health inaugurates dental department at National Health Complex

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Shaheed Hafed, 22 January  2024 (SPS) - Minister of Public Health, SalEk Baba Hassana, inaugurated Sunday the dental department at Bashir Saleh National Health Complex.

The Minister and the accompanying delegation received comprehensive explanations about the various medical services that the department will provide after a period of suspension due to its rehabilitation and equipment with various dental medical devices and modern technologies (examination, follow-up, treatment, dental implants).

Prime Minister chairs  government meeting

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Shaheed Hafed, 22 January 2024 (SPS) - Member of the National Secretariat, Prime Minister, Bushraya Hamoudi Beyoun,  chaired today, Monday, a meeting of the government.

The meeting comes after the National Council's approval of the government's program for the year 2024.

The meeting discussed the practical implementation of this program and te development of operational schedules for its execution across various sectors.

UGTSARIO receives congratulatory message from Colombian Trade Union Confederation on its 50th anniversary

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Bogotá (Colombia), 21 January 2024 (SPS)- Union of Workers of the Saguia el-Hamra and Río de Oro (UGTSARIO) has received a congratulatory message from the Colombian Trade Union Confederation on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of its founding .

In its message, the Colombian Trade Union Confederation expressed its sincere congratulations to the General Union of Sahrawi Workers, praising its tireless struggle in defense of workers' rights based on respect for the relevant international principles and conventions.

NAM Summit: Call for resumption of pioneering role in support of just causes

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Kampala (Uganda), 20 January 2024 (SPS) - The need for the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) to resume its pioneering and historical role in support of just causes in the world was stressed Friday evening at the end of the works of the first day of the 19th NAM Summit, being held in Uganda's capital, Kampala.