Report of the Secretary-General on the situation concerning Western Sahara
24 April 2001
Original: English Report of the Secretary-General on the situation concerning Western Sahara I. Introduction parties, with some members of the Security Council and representatives of MINURSO and the United 1. The present report is submitted pursuant to Nations Secretariat. [...] Security Council resolution 1342 (2001) of 27 February 2001, by which the Council extended the B. The ceasefire and other developments mandate of the United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO) until 30 3. In my previous report to the Security Council April 2001 and requested me to provide an assessment (S/2001/148), I mentioned threats to peace in the area of the situati [...] The related to the passage of the Paris-Dakar rally through Security Council acted in the expectation that the the Territory and into Mauritania on 7 and 8 January parties, the Kingdom of Morocco and the Frente 2001. [...] The date set for been no progress towards the repatriation of the beginning the construction of the road, 25 March, has remaining 1,481 Moroccan prisoners of war held in now passed and, at the time of writing of this report, camps in the Tindouf area of Algeria. [...] In the area of the Territory west of the berm, especially the vulnerable refugees.