Results 21–30 of 30 for western saharan in the 'Written Answers'

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Western Sahara: Asylum (26 Nov 2007)

Kim Howells: It remains part of the UN Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara's (MINURSO) mandate to identify and register qualified voters to take part in any referendum. The UK is concerned that the issue of the status of Western Sahara remains unresolved, with consequent problems for the people of the region. The UN Security Council unanimously adopted Resolution 1783 on 31 October, which...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Western Sahara: Politics and Government (14 Nov 2007)

Jeremy Corbyn: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (1) how much the UK Government have given to the United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara; (2) if he will make representations to Morocco on its obligations as an occupying power to provide for the protection and welfare of the West Saharan population; (3) what representations he has made to the UN on...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Algeria: Asylum (28 Feb 2007)

Kim Howells: ...the Foreign Secretary has not made any representations to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on establishing mechanisms to assess the number of refugees in the Tindouf camps in south-western Algeria. The Government remain concerned by the humanitarian situation in the refugee camps. The UN World Food programme (WFP), which has been providing assistance to the camps since 1986,...

Written Answers — International Development: HIV/AIDS ( 7 Mar 2006)

Gareth Thomas: ..., nor are the numbers disaggregated by gender. The following table shows estimates for 2005. Number of adult and child deaths due to AIDS in 2005 Region Actual Range(31) Sub-Saharan Africa 2.4 million 2.1–2.7 million North Africa and Middle East 58,000 25,000–145,000 South and South-East Asia 480,000 290,000–740,000 East Asia 41,000 20,000–68,000 ...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Western Africa (16 Feb 2006)

Kim Howells: My right hon. Friend the Foreign Secretary has not held discussions with the Mauritanian authorities on this subject. The Government regard the status of Western Sahara as undetermined, and as a result we do not recognise any 'Western Saharan authorities'. The Government takes the issue of illegal migration very seriously. We are currently engaged in dialogue with EU partners, and both source...

Written Answers — Home Department: Protection Programmes ( 8 Nov 2005)

Tony McNulty: ..., to be formally adopted at the General Affairs and External Relations Council on 7 November 2005, which support the European Commission's proposals for pilot regional protection programmes in the western newly independent states (Ukraine, Moldova and Belarus) and sub-Saharan Africa (in particular the Great Lakes/East Africa). The conclusions invite the Commission to inform the Council of...

Written Answers — International Development: AIDS ( 6 Dec 2004)

David Cameron: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what research his Department has carried out into the average life expectancy of someone who has been diagnosed with AIDS in (a) Sub-Saharan Africa, (b) other developing countries and (c) Western Europe; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Western Sahara (17 Nov 2004)

Bill Rammell: My right hon. Friend the Foreign Secretary has had no discussions with Saharan activists on their appeal to the UN to enforce Chapter 7 of the UN Charter. Foreign and Commonwealth Office officials met representatives of the Polisario Front in London in September 2004, when UN enforcement of Chapter 7 of the UN Charter in relation to the Western Sahara dispute was discussed. UK policy is to...

Written Answers — International Development: Infant Mortality (19 Nov 2003)

Hilary Benn: ...for 1990 and 2000 but not for intervening years. A gender disaggregation is not available. Details are as follows: Under-five mortality rates (deaths per 1,000 live births) 1990 2000 Sub-Saharan Africa 176 172 Eastern Asia 44 36 South-central Asia 125 95 South-eastern Asia 77 51 Western Asia 70 62 These figures were published in the report of the...

Written Answers — International Development: Sub-Saharan Africa (15 Oct 2001)

Andrew Turner: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what her policy is towards (a) the operation of NGOs in sub-Saharan Africa, (b) the substitution of western for local cultural norms by NGOs in sub-Saharan Africa and (c) NGOs promoting western concepts of the role of women in sub-Saharan Africa.

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