Documents from the Pan-African Parliament
Two documents of the Pan-African Parliament, advisory organ of the African Union.
Published 14 December 08


"A briefing note for the Pan-African Parliament Committee on International Relations, Cooperation and Conflict Resolution" by Timothy Othieno (Senior researcher of Institute for Global Dialogue), August 2006.
http://www.pan-african-parliament.org/Documents Resources_ DisplayDocument.aspx?Type=Docs&ID=173
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Please see "Recommendations" , especially paragraph e.(p.7):
"The PAP should call upon foreign enterprises operating on the basis of agreements signed with the Government of Morocco to withdraw from Western Sahara’s territory and not to do anything that would compromise the peace process."


Report of the Pan-African Parliament Permanent Committee on Cooperation, International Relations and Conflict Resolution on Peace and Security Situation in Africa, presented to the 7th Ordinary Session of the PAP in May 2007, Midrand, Republic of South Africa
http://www.pan-african-parliament.org/Documents Resources_ DisplayDocument. aspx?Type= Docs&ID=519
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Please see the part on Western Sahara, PP.23-26.


Telecom cables laid in occupied waters

The French company Alcatel Submarine Networks SpA, partially owned by Nokia, has laid telecom cables in occupied Western Sahara. 

19 April 21

Report reveals clients of Western Sahara’s conflict mineral

India and New Zealand stand out as the main importers of phosphate rock from occupied Western Sahara, in WSRW’s newest annual report on the controversial trade. 

13 April 21

These are the questions that Siemens will not answer

At its Annual General Meeting, Siemens Gamesa was as evasive as ever with regard to core questions about the company's involvement in occupied Western Sahara.

01 April 21

Shipping company responses to the report P for Plunder 2020

The WSRW report P for Plunder 2021 to be published in April 2021 will contain information on all 22 vessels that departed occupied Western Sahara from 1 January 2020 to 31 December 2020.

22 March 21