Documents from the Pan-African Parliament
Two documents of the Pan-African Parliament, advisory organ of the African Union.
Published 14 December 2008


"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
(Or download in pdf here)

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
(Or download in pdf here)
Please see the part on Western Sahara, PP.23-26.


African Union asks Morocco not to sign Western Sahara deals

The Peace and Security Council of the African Union this week asked its new member, Morocco, to not carry out further exploration and exploitation of the natural resources in Western Sahara.

23 March 2017

BKM spokesperson: expelled African Parliament VP was COP22 accredited

See the accreditation document of the Vice-President of the Pan-African Parliament here.

10 November 2016

UNFCCC seeks answers from Morocco on parliamentarian expulsion

A spokesman for UNFCCC told media that it has requested answer from the organisers of COP22 on why they kicked out the vice-president of the PanAfrican-Parliament.

09 November 2016

Expelled: African Parliament vice-president denied taking part in COP22

The vice-president of the Panafrican Parliament, Suelma Beirouk, was to attend COP22, but is now being held by Moroccan police. Morocco has occupied her homeland Western Sahara - and illegally built windmills on it.

07 November 2016