About thirty experts, politicians, members of think tanks, academics and eminent members of West African civil society, Senegal, Cape Verde, Cte d’Ivoire, Guinea-Bissau, Mali and Mauritania called for rectification of the “legal aberration and historical discrepancy”. . Maintaining the Sahara within the African Union (AU) by initiating its effective suspension, as soon as possible, from the ranks of the continental organization.
The Pan-African Institute of Strategies (Peace-Security-Governance) organized a symposium on “Thinking about the Sahara issue and promoting innovative solutions” this week in Dakar, Senegal. The event brought together about thirty experts, politicians, think tank members, academics and eminent members of West African civil society, including those from Senegal, Cape Verde, Cte d’Ivoire, Guinea-Bissau, Mali and Mauritania.
The seminar was structured around five lines of thought. The first axis of the work focuses on the theme “Thinking of the question of Western Sahara as an opportunity to rebuild and resettle the African Union by freezing the presence of a non-state separatist entity”, details Map, Stating that the participants coldly examined the presence of the “SADR” from the ranks of the AU and its “effective suspension, as soon as possible, as a means to rectify an injustice and thus to play down the Pan-African organization”. Permitted the role of credible and legitimate support for the UN process”.
Speakers called for rectification of the “legal aberration and historical discrepancy”, which is the entry of “SADR” within the Organization for African Unity (OAU), continues the newspaper, specifying that the second line of thought is that of “members”. focused on the situation. “given to the “SADR” within the AU, regarded as a “historical anomaly” inherited from the OAU and which discredits the AU as defined by its constitutional act as being “an association of independent and sovereign states”. is.
The territorial dispute around the Sahara as an obstacle to the socio-economic, political and humanitarian integration of North Africa “paralyzed for many decades to the great detriment of its brethren” was the third axis of this meeting. In the fourth axis, participants see the territorial dispute surrounding the Sahara as an obstacle to the peace of the Sahel-Saharan space and a major obstacle to the successful coordination of the fight against jihado-terrorism in the Sahara, the Sahel and the whole. contacted. Sub-Saharan Africa continues Map.
“Thinking of the Sahara issue from the perspective of the autonomy plan proposed by the Kingdom of Morocco, deemed honest, credible and realistic by the United Nations and most African states”, was the final axis dealt with by the seminarians, for whom, according to the newspaper, Morocco The autonomy scheme proposed by