Results 1–20 of 30 for western saharan in the 'Written Answers'

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Western Sahara: Natural Resources (23 Apr 2021)

James Cleverly: The UK notes the UN legal view from 2002, which stated that commercial activity in Western Sahara (including the exploration for, and exploitation of natural resources) is not inherently illegal but must not disregard the interests and wishes of the people of Western Sahara. We also note the European Court of Justice ruling of December 2016 on the applicability of the EU-Morocco Association...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Sub-Saharan Africa: Food Aid (12 Mar 2021)

James Duddridge: The combined impact of the coronavirus pandemic, conflict, locust swarms and climate change have left millions of people worldwide facing extreme hunger over the past year. In sub-Saharan Africa 95.5 million people are projected to reach crisis levels of food insecurity by the middle of 2021. The risk of famine is real. Famine is likely already occurring in western Pibor, South Sudan whilst...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Overseas Aid (22 Feb 2021)

Sarah Champion: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, how much Official Development Assistance was spent in total in (a) the Sahel, (b) the Western Balkans, (c) Ukraine, (d) the Caucasus, (e) sub-Saharan Africa, (f) South Asia, (g) Central Asia, (h) Middle East and North Africa, (i) the Caribbean, (j) Central America, and (k) South America in 2020.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Western Sahara: Trade Agreements (5 Feb 2021)

James Cleverly: In line with the ruling of the Court of Justice of the European Union in 2016, and following the 2018 EU consultation with a wide spectrum of Western Saharan representatives, stakeholders, civil society and other organisations, the EU Agreement grants preferences to products originating in Western Sahara and subject to control by the customs authorities of Morocco. The UK-Morocco Association...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Western Sahara: Trade Agreements (27 Jan 2021)

James Cleverly: The UK notes the UN legal view from 2002, which stated that commercial activity in Western Sahara (including the exploration for, and exploitation of natural resources) is not inherently illegal but must not disregard the interests and wishes of the people of Western Sahara. We also note the European Court of Justice ruling of December 2016 on the applicability of the EU-Morocco Association...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Western Sahara: Human Rights (10 Dec 2020)

Alex Sobel: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, how much Official Development Assistance the Government has provided to Western Saharan refugees in Algeria.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Polisario Front (27 Nov 2020)

Hywel Williams: ...of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what discussions he has he with the Polisario Front or through third party interlocutors on the recent escalation in conflict in the Western Saharan region.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Armed Conflict: Western Sahara (27 Nov 2020)

Hywel Williams: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what representations he has made to the United Nations on the recent escalation in conflict in the Western Saharan region.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Morocco: Trade Agreements (23 Jul 2018)

Alistair Burt: ...to ensure that the amendment is fully consistent with the requirements of the European Court of Justice ruling of December 2016 on the applicability of the EU/Morocco Association Agreement to Western Sahara. The EU consulted a wide spectrum of Western Saharan representatives, stake-holders, civil society, and other organisations. The EU Commission's report of its consultations is available...

Written Answers — Treasury: Import Duties: Western Sahara (6 Jul 2018)

Mel Stride: On 21 December 2016 the European Court of Justice ruled that the EU-Morocco trade agreement (known as the Association Agreement) did not apply to Western Sahara and that preferential tariffs could not therefore be applied to products originating in Western Sahara. The European Union has negotiated with Morocco following the court ruling. The EU has put forward a proposal to the Council to...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Morocco: EU External Trade (19 Jun 2018)

Alistair Burt: ...to ensure that the amendment is fully consistent with the requirements of the European Court of Justice ruling of December 2016 on the applicability of the EU/Morocco Association Agreement to Western Sahara. The Commission has consulted a wide spectrum of Western Saharan representatives, stake-holders, civil society, and other organisations. The EU Commission's report of its consultations...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Western Sahara: Human Rights (26 Jan 2010)

Mark Williams: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs on what date he most recently met UK human rights and peace groups working on Western Saharan issues.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Morocco: Travel Restrictions (13 Oct 2009)

Mike Hancock: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what recent representations he has received concerning (a) the detention in Morocco of six Western Saharan students who were to travel to the UK and (b) Morocco's obligations under Article 12 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights.

Written Answers — International Development: Algeria (13 May 2009)

Michael Foster: The Department for International Development (DFID) supports Western Saharan refugees through its 17 per cent. share of the budget of the European Community Humanitarian Aid Office (ECHO) and its £19 million core contributions to the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), for its work with refugees across the world. In 2008, ECHO committed to provide €10 million to support Western Saharan refugees,...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Western Sahara: Fisheries (10 Mar 2009)

Mike Hancock: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will seek the exclusion of Western Saharan waters from any new agreement to replace the EU-Morocco Fisheries Agreement when it expires.

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Fisheries: Western Sahara (9 Mar 2009)

Mike Hancock: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what assessment he has made of the likely effect on UK-registered vessels fishing in waters off Western Saharan waters of the declaration of an exclusive economic zone covering such waters.

Written Answers — International Development: Africa: Overseas Aid (21 Jan 2009)

Ivan Lewis: The Department for International Development (DFID) supports Western Saharan refugees through its share of the European Community Humanitarian Aid Office's (ECHO) budget, and contributions to the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR). ECHO provided €10 million in 2008 to support Western Saharan refugees of which the UK share was approximately €140,000. UNHCR continue to provide assistance to Western...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Western Sahara: Fisheries (12 Jan 2009)

Mike Hancock: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make it his policy to press for the exclusion of Western Saharan waters from any new agreement to replace the current EU-Morocco Fisheries Agreement on its expiry.

Written Answers — International Development: Western Sahara: Politics and Government (6 Oct 2008)

Shahid Malik: ...through its share of the European Community Humanitarian Aid Office's (ECHO) budget, and contributions to the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR). ECHO plans to provide €10 million in 2008 to support Western Saharan refugees of which the UK share is approximately €1.7 million. In 2007, the UK contributed $56 million to UNHCR for its work with refugees across the world, including from Western...

Written Answers — Defence: Military Attaches (21 Jan 2008)

Bob Ainsworth: ...(2) 1 — 1 x NA/AA 2 Singapore 1 — — — 1 Sri Lanka 1 — — — 1 Thailand 1 — — — 1 Region total 23 Central Europe and Western Balkans Albania 1 — — — 1 Bosnia and Herzegovina 1 — — — 1 Croatia 1 — — — 1 Czech Republic 1 — — — 1 Lithuania 1 —...


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