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243 organisations from around the world want the UN to condemn Morocco's colonial oil plans.
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A huge global coalition is calling on the UN Security Council to make sure that no oil drilling takes place in Western Sahara until the Saharawi people have had the chance to exercise their right to self-determination and have freely and fairly decided the political status of their homeland.

The letter below was sent on 15 April 2015 to the President of the UN Security Council, HE Dina Kawar, Ambassador of Jordan to the United Nations, with a request for circulation among the Members of the Council.

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We, the undersigned organizations, urge the UN Security Council to immediately condemn Morocco’s current oil development program in Western Sahara, and to call on Morocco to follow through on its commitment under the 1988 settlement plan to allow the organization of a referendum in Western Sahara.

A UN Legal Opinion of January 2002, delivered at the request of the Security Council, concluded that oil exploration or exploitation in the Non-Self Governing Territory of Western Sahara is in violation of international law if not in accordance with the wishes and the interests of the people of the territory.

In blatant disrespect for the UN’s crystal clear Legal Opinion, Morocco has to date awarded seven oil and gas licenses in the territory. The US oil firm Kosmos Energy Ltd in collaboration with Scottish firm Cairn Energy Plc has finished the first ever test-well drilling in the territorial waters of Western Sahara in February this year. Companies such as Total SA, Glencore Plc and others are likely to follow suit.

All involved companies have teamed up with the Moroccan government’s state owned oil company ONHYM outside of Morocco's internationally recognized borders - in Western Sahara. They ignore the numerous protests of the Saharawi people, the sole original people of the territory at the time of Morocco’s invasion in 1975, and of their internationally acknowledged political representatives, the Frente Polisario.

No government in the world recognizes Morocco’s self-proclaimed sovereignty over Western Sahara, and the International Court of Justice has stated that Morocco’s claims to the territory are unfounded. The UN considers Western Sahara to be a Non-Self-Governing Territory; a colony. The Saharawi people have an internationally recognized right to self-determination; the right to determine the future status of their land and its resources. But Morocco maintains an untenable hold over large parts of the territory and subjects the Saharawi people under its control to grave and serious human rights violations, while half the Saharawi people is living as refugees in one of the most inhospitable parts of the Algerian desert.

The oil companies' activities in Western Sahara through a deal with the Moroccan government will give Morocco even less incentive to engage in peace talks and fulfill its duties under international law. It furthermore undermines the Saharawi people’s faith in peaceful negotiations. As such, Morocco’s oil development undercuts the UN’s efforts to negotiate a just and lasting solution to the conflict.

Neither Morocco, nor the oil companies involved in the exploration work in Western Sahara, have the right to override the Saharawi people’s right to self-determination. No oil drilling should take place in the territory until the Saharawis have had the chance to exercise their right to self-determination and have freely and fairly decided the political status of their homeland.

Signed,

1. Mr Erik Hagen, for Western Sahara Resource Watch, Belgium
2. Ms Né Eme, for A Voz do Sahara, Portugal
3. Ms Mercedes Garayalde Catarain, for Abogadas, Spain
4. Mr Sidi Ahmed Fadel, for Adala UK, United Kingdom
5. Ms Veye Tatah, for Africa Positive, Germany
6. Mr Morten Nielsen, for Afrika Kontakt, Denmark
7. Mr Calle Sundstedt, for Afrikagrupperna, Sweden
8. Mr Henry Fred, for Agencia de Idiomas, Spain
9. Mr Leocadio Fernández García, for Agrupación Local del PCA en Huelma (Jaén), Spain
10. Mr Adolfo Rueda Vega, for Ajuda Als Pobles, Spain
11. Mr Michael Franke, for Aktionsgemeinschaft Solidarische Welt e.V., Germany
12. Ms Lídia Senra Rodríguez, for Alternativa Galega de Esquerda en Europa, Spain
13. Ms Maria Asun, for Amal, Spain
14. Mr Juan Manuel Morató, for Amel l'Alcúdia, Spain
15. Mr Juan Donaire, for Amigos de la Tierra La Rioja, Spain
16. Mr José López, for Amigos del Pueblo Saharaui Basel, Switzerland
17. Ms Sophie Valente, for Amis du Peuple du Sahara Occidental (APSO), France
18. Mr Andreas J. Graf, for ANTHILLS - The Independent Think Tank and Pilot Factory, Switzerland
19. Mr Mohino Lopez, for Aps Madraza, Spain
20. Mr Gilles Lucas, for APSO 35 Bretagne, France
21. Mr Mani Hussaini, for Arbeidernes Ungdomsfylking, Norway
22. Ms Rosa Fernández Garcia, for Area de cooperación de IU de Asturias, Spain
23. Mr Javier Pintado, for Asamblea por la Paz, Spain
24. Mr Jésus Garay, for Asociaciación de Amigos y Amigas de la RASD de Álava/ Arabako SEADen Lagunen Elkartea, Spain
25. Ms Elene Hidalgo García, for Asociación Amigos del Pueblo Saharaui de Alcobendas y San Sebastián de los Reyes, Spain
26. Ms Mónica Cavagna, for Asociación Argentina Pro Derechos Humanos , Spain
27. Mr Hmatu Sidhum, for Asociación Beni Hassan, Spain
28. Mr Koldobike Velasco Vázquez, for Asociación Canaria de Economía Alternativa, Spain
29. Mr Agustín Domínguez, for Asociación Cultural Canaria Gran Angular, Spain
30. Ms Catalina Rosselló, for Asociación de Amigos del Pueblo Saharaui, Spain
31. Mr Javier Moratalla Mata, for Asociación de Amigos del Pueblo Saharaui de Segovia (Maksra), Spain
32. Mr Serafin Pazo Estefanía, for Asociación de Amigos y Amigas de la R.A.S.D. de Bizkaia, Spain
33. Mr Víctor Rodríguez, for Infiesta - Asociación de Estudios Culturales Hispano Franceses (A-ECHF), Spain
34. Mr Abdeslam Omar Lahsen, for Asociación de Familiares de Presos y Desaparecidos (AFAPREDESA), Western Sahara
35. Mr Ali Buya Payah, for Asociacion de Ingenieros Saharauis, Western Sahara (Saharawi Refugee Camps, Algeria)
36. Mr Ignacio Landeta Tierra, for Asociación Ecologista Kima Berdea, Spain
37. Ms Olga Leibar Mendarte, for Asociación El Watan, Amigos del Sahara de Oiartzun, Spain
38. Mr Daniel Cuesta Gonzalo, for Asociación Grupo Scout 217 Matterhorn, Spain
39. Ms Yolanda Chavarri, for Asociación humanitaria de Paiporta (APAHU), Spain
40. Mr Christopher Dews, for Asociacion Ibiza Ecologic, Spain
41. Ms Cristina Redondo Bernabé, for Asociación Juvenil Esperteyu, Spain
42. Ms Isabel González Cobo, for Asociación Malgueña de Amistad con el Pueblo Saharaui , Spain
43. Ms Rosa M. Alonso, for Asociacion Rimal – Sahara, Spain
44. Mr Gabriel Yanguas Sanz, for Asociación Riojana de [email protected] de la RASD, Spain
45. Mr Aziz Haidar, for Asociación Saharaui de Víctimas de Minas (ASAVIM), Western Sahara
46. Mr Brahim Dahane, for Asociación Saharaui de Víctimas de Violaciones Graves de los Derechos Humanos Cometidas por el Estado Marroquí (ASVDH), Western Sahara
47. Mr Baba Abdallahi, for Asociación Saharaui en Valencia, Spain
48. Mr Juan Carlos Bujalance, for Asociación Sambasur, Spain
49. Mr José Miguel Pardo, for Asociación Soriana de Amigos del Pueblo Saharaui, Spain
50. Ms Madalina Cimpoies, for Asociatia Dalia, Romania
51. Mr Trifon Daniel, for Asociatia Tinerilor Masaryk, Romania
52. Ms Jelena Vicentic, for Assistance Advocacy Access, Serbia
53. Mr Manuel Ferreira Dias, Ms Maria da Luz Fialho and António Pinto, for Associação de Amizade Portugal Sahara Ocidental (AAPSO), Portugal
54. Ms Pilar Palacín Navarro, for Associació Catalana d'Amics del Poble Sahrauí - Wilaia Alt Penedès, Spain
55. Mr Dionisio Garcia Ordiales, for Associació comarcal d'Ajuda al Poble Saharaui - Marina Alta, Spain
56. Ms Catalina Rosselló Nadal, for Associació d'Amics del Poble Sahrauí de les Illes Balears, Spain
57. Mr Martí Carbonell Salom, for Associació d'Amics i Amigues del Poble Sahrauí de Menorca, Spain
58. Mr Francisco Moreno Campos, for Associació Terrassaharaui, Spain
59. Mr Hassan Boutzegart, for Association Culture Sahara, France
60. Ms Fatna Laaouissid, for Association Culturelle Franco-Sahrauie (ACFS), France
61. Mr Philippe Leclercq, for Association de Solidarité avec le Peuple Sahraoui (ASPS), France
62. Ms Regine Villemon, for Association des Amis de la RASD (AARASD), France
63. Mr Didi Ahmed, for Association des Ingenieurs Sahraouis pour le Developpement, Western Sahara
64. Mr Salah Amaidan, for Association des Réfugiés Sahraouis en France (ARSF), France
65. Mr Lahcen Dalil, for Association for the Monitoring of the Natural Resources and for the Protection of the Environment in Western Sahara, Western Sahara
66. Mr Jean Paul Escoffier, for Association Française d'Amitié et de Solidarité avec les Peuples d'Afrique (AFASPA), France
67. Mr Emmanuel Martinoli, for Association pour un Référendum Libre et Régulier au Sahara Occidental, Switzerland
68. Mr Mohamed Jamal, for Association Sportive Sahraouie en France (ASSF), France
69. Ms Lyn Allison, for Australia Western Sahara Association, Australia
70. Mr Rob Wesley-Smith, for Australians for a Free East Timor, Australia
71. Mr Luis Mariano César Martínez, for AVEPRENCO, Spain
72. Mr Lanny Göransson, for Bjärred-Lommas väl, Sweden
73. Ms Maria Peña, for Bucraalmenara, Spain
74. Mr Christian Viret, for Bureau International pour le Respect des Droits de l'Homme au Sahara Occidental (BIRDHSO), Switzerland
75. Ms Paula Klingemann, for Bürgerinitiative Hamburg für die Elbe, Germany
76. Mr Andreas Oestreicher, for Casal Rioja, Spain
77. Mr Francisco González Navarrete, for Caum Club Amigos UNESCO Madrid, Spain
78. Mr Guy Aurenche, for CCFD-Terre solidaire, France
79. Ms Hanna Wagenius, for Centerpartiets Ungdomsförbund, Sweden
80. Ms Carmen Salavert, for Centro de Documentación y Solidaridad con América Latina y África (CEDSALA), Spain
81. Ms Lilián Cabrera, for Centro Humanista de las Culturas, Spain
82. Mr Hodei Alberdi, for CGT-LKN Bizkaia, Spain
83. Ms Hanne Sofie Lindahl, for Changemaker, Norway
84. Mr Boaz Waruku, for Civil Society Education Fund, Kenya
85. Ms Betty Sharon, for Coast Women In Development, Kenya
86. Ms Ana M. Cano, for Colectivo de Solidaridad por la Justicia y Dignidad de los Pueblos, Coliche, Spain
87. Mr David Martín, for Colectivo Sur Cacarica, Spain
88. Ms Isabelle Campagne, for Collectif Midi Pyrénées pour le Sahara Occidental (COMIPSO), France
89. Ms Aminatou Haidar, for Collective of Saharawi Human Rights Defenders (CODESA), Western Sahara
90. Mr Daniel Dekkers, for Comité Belge de Soutien au Peuple Sahraoui, Belgium
91. Ms Bernadette Siqueira Abrão, for Comitê Brasileiro de Defesa dos Direitos do Povo Palestino, Brasil
92. Mr Najem Sidi, for Comité d'Action et de Réflexion pour l'Avenir du Sahara Occidental (CARASO), France
93. Ms Nora Podestá, for Comité de Amistad con el Pueblo Saharaui de La Plata, Argentina
94. Mr Sidahmed Lemjiyed, for Comité de Apoyo al Plan de Resolución de Naciones Unidas y la Protección de los Recursos Naturales del Sahara Occidental (CSPRON), Western Sahara
95. Mr Hamad Hammad, for Comité de Defensa del Derecho de Autodeterminación del Pueblo Saharaui (CODAPSO), Western Sahara
96. Mr Manuel Adame Moldes, for Comité Oscar Romero de Vigo, Spain
97. Mr Damien Millet, for Comité pour l'Annulation de la Dette du Tiers Monde (CADTM), France
98. Ms Claude Mangin, for Comité pour le Respect des Libertés et des Droits Humains au Sahara Occidental (CORELSO), France
99. Mr Fakou Lebeihi, for Comité Saharaui para la Defensa de los Derechos Humanos en Smara, Western Sahara
100. Ms Berthier Perregaux, for Comité Suisse de Soutien au Peuple Sahrauoui, Switzerland
101. Mr Billy Hayes, for Communication Workers Union, United Kingdom
102. Mr Abdellahi Athman Ahmed, for Comunidad Saharaui Residente en Asturias, Spain
103. Confederacion Intersindical, Spain
104. Confédération Nationale du Travail, France
105. Mr Francisco Perea, for Cooperación Alternativa y Acción Solidaria, Spain
106. Mr Lahbib Salhi, for Coordinadora de Gdeim Izik, Western Sahara
107. Coordinadora de Solidaridad con Cuba de Madrid, Spain
108. Mr Juan Jose Lasa Martinez, for Coordinadora Euskadi-Saharaa "27 DE FEBRERO", Spain
109. Mr Samuel Fernández, for Corriente Sindical d'Izquierda, Spain
110. Ms Rosa María Cid López, for Deméter.Asociación Asturiana de Historia de las Mujeres, Spain
111. Mr Jörg Sommer, for Deutsche Umweltstiftung, Germany
112. Mr Benji de Levie, for Diensten en Onderzoek Centrum Palestina (docP), Netherlands
113. Ms Eveline Zill, for Donaustädter Sozial- und Entwicklungshilfe, Austria
114. Ms Concha Hernani Alcalde, for Ecologistas en Acción - La Rioja, Spain
115. Mr Alberto Mayor Barahona, for Ecologistas en Acción Guadalajara, Spain
116. Mr Bahia MH Awah, for EIC Poemario Sahara Libre, Western Sahara
117. Mr Monzer El-Sabini, for Emmaus Björkå, Sweden
118. Ms Julia Finér, for Emmaus Stockholm, Sweden
119. Mr Ahmed Ettanji, for Equipe media, Western Sahara
120. Mr Alfred Fritschi, for Erklärung von Bern, Switzerland
121. Mr Lorenzo Barón Ciprés, for Estudios en Paz, Spain
122. Ethical Development Action, Ireland
123. Ms Núria Salamé Real, for Federació ACAPS (Associacions Catakanes Amigues del Poble Sahrauí), Spain
124. Ms Dolors Claramunt Soriano, for Federació d'Associacions de Solidaritat amb el Poble Sahrauí del país Valencià, Spain
125. Mr Javier Chinchón Alvarez, for Federación Asturiana Memoria y República (FAMYR), Spain
126. Mr Alan McLean, for Fire Brigades Union, United Kingdom
127. Ms Natasa Mirosavic, for Föreningen Västsahara, Sweden
128. Mr Jose Camara, for Foro Social de Segovia, Spain
129. Ms Soukaina Elidrissi, for Forum pour l'Avenir de la Femme Sahraouie (FAFESA), Western Sahara
130. Ms Endie van Binsbergen, for Free East Timor Foundation, The Netherlands
131. Ms Tanja Brodtmann, for Freiheit für die Westsahara e.V., Germany
132. Mr Jose Nascimento, for Friends of Western Sahara, South Africa
133. Ms Inmaculada González-Carbajal García, for Fundación El Pájaro Azul, Spain
134. Ms Angela Pazos, for Fundación Somiadors Solidaris, Spain
135. Dr Nicholas Brooks, for Garama 3C Ltd, United Kingdom
136. Mr Wolfgang Dihanits, for Gemeinnützige Entwicklungszusammenarbeit GmbH (GEZA), Austria
137. Ms Karin Kruse, for Global Publications Foundation, Sweden
138. Ms Mary Turner, for GMB (trade union), United Kingdom
139. Ms Magda Rasmusson & Mr Lorentz Tovatt, for Grön Ungdom, Sweden
140. Mr Carlos Cespedes, for IDEAS.S.COOP.AND, Spain
141. Mr Carne Ross, for Independent Diplomat, United States of America
142. Mr Leif Sande, for Industri Energi, Norway
143. Dr. Roland Drubig, for Institut für angewandte Kulturforschung e.V., Germany
144. Mr Ales Skornsek-Ples, for Institut za Studije Zahodne Sahare, Slovenia
145. Mr Pedro Pinto Leite, for International Platform of Jurists for East Timor, the Netherlands
146. Mr Vicent Maurí, for Intersindical Valenciana, Spain
147. Mr Tom Hyland, for Ireland East Timor Friendship Group, Ireland
148. Ms Cayo Lara, for Izquierda Unida Majadahonda, Spain
149. Ms Anna Rovira i Pau Planelles, for Joves d'Esquerra Verda, Spain
150. Dr Vacy Vlazna, for Justice for Palestine Matters, Australia
151. Mr Tony Mboyo, for Kenya-Western Sahara Friendship Society, Kenya
152. Mr Ulli Trebeß, for Khaima e.V., Germany
153. Mr Jalihenna Mohamed, for Kosmos Enough, Western Sahara
154. Mr Adilson da Costa Junior, for La'o Hamutuk, East Timor
155. Mr Michael Schmid, for Lebenshaus Schwäbische Alb - Gemeinschaft für soziale Gerechtigkeit, Frieden und Ökologie, Germany
156. Mr Carlos Ruiz Fernandez, for Lembarki, Spain
157. Ms Linda Nordlund, for Liberala Ungdomsförbundet, Sweden
158. Mr Juan Barrio Iglesias, for Lurra Nafarroa, Spain
159. Ms Sophie Ogutu, for Mamma Afrika Community Centre, Kenya
160. Ms Josevi Alamar, for Marfull Accio Ecologista Agro, Spain
161. Mr Thomas Gebauer, for Medico International, Germany
162. Mr Mbarek Ayach, for Militantes para la Justicia y la Libertad al Pueblo Saharaui (MJLPS), Western Sahara
163. Mr Jan Strömdahl, for MoK, Left party Stockholm, Sweden
164. Mr Gabriel Chaves, for Movement for Peace in Colombia, United States of America
165. Mr João Pedro Stédile, for Movimiento de los Trabajadores Rurales Sin Tierra – MST, Brasil
166. Mr Iñaki Markiegi, for MunduBat, Spain
167. Mr Max Hyde, for National Union of Teachers, United Kingdom
168. Mr Erik Hagen, for Norwegian Support Committee for Western Sahara, Norway
169. Mr Sheikh Ahmadi Ramadhan, for Nubian Human Rights Forum, Kenya
170. Ms Fatimatou Barra, for Observatoire Sahraoui pour Enfant et Femme , Western Sahara
171. Mr Santiago Jiménez Gómez, for Observatorio Galego para o Sáhara Occidental de la Universidad de Santiago de Compostela (O.G.S.O.), Spain
172. Mr Malainin Lakhal, for Observatorio Saharaui de Recursos Naturales (OSRN), Western Sahara (Saharawi Refugee Camps, Algeria)
173. Ökologische Plattform bei DER LINKEN, Germany
174. Mr Jens Orback, for Olof Palme International Centre, Sweden
175. Mr Gachbar Taleb, for Organisation Française pour la Solidarité avec le Peuple Sahraoui (OF2PS) , France
176. Mr El Mami Amar Salem, for Organización Saharaui contra la Tortura, Western Sahara
177. Ms Myriam Vandecan, for Palestina Solidariteit, Belgium
178. Mr Iván Prado, for Pallasos en Rebeldía, Spain
179. Ms Mildred Janrjies, for PanAfrican Organisation Southern Africa, Namibia
180. Mr Jean Garnier, for PARTENIA, France
181. Mr Raymond Combaz, for Parti Communiste Français de Givors-Grigny-Ozon, France
182. Dr Basirat Nahibi, for Peace Actualization Movement in Africa, Nigeria
183. Mr Stephan Doempke, for People and Nature e.V., Germany
184. Mr Jean-Paul Lemarec, for Plateforme pour la Solidarité avec le Peuple du Sahara Occidental, France
185. Mr Mika Minio-Paluello, for Platform London, United Kingdom
186. Ms Andrea Sjøvoll, for Press, Save the Children Youth, Norway
187. Ms Tanja Siedelmann, for Projektgruppe Westsahara, Germany
188. Ms Solveig Moldrheim, for Rafto Foundation for Human Rights, Norway
189. Mr Mohamed Salem Laabeid, for RASD-TV, Western Sahara
190. Mr Gaici Nah, for Red de Estudios sobre Efectos de Minas Terrestres en el Sahara Occidental (REMMSO), Western Sahara
191. Ms Linn-Elise Øhn Meheln, for Red Youth, Norway
192. Mr Reinhard Behrend, for Rettet den Regenwald, Germany
193. Ms Sultana Khaya, for Saharawi Association for the Protection of Natural Resources and Human Rights, Western Sahara
194. Mr Mohamed Dchira, for Saharawi Club for Media and Documentation, Western Sahara
195. Mr Manfred Schuster, for Schutzgemeinschaft ländlicher Raum Nord-West e.V., Germany
196. Ms Elisabeth Bäschlin, for Schweiz. Unterstützungskomitee für die Sahraouis, Switzerland
197. Mr Erling Laugsand, for Senterungdommen, Norway
198. Mr Rafael Medina, for Sindicato Comisiones de Base de Canarias, Spain
199. Mr Marco Antonio Valverde Cabot, for Sindicato Ferroviario Intersindical de Sevilla, Spain
200. Ms Maria Cruces Maximiano, for Smara-La Vall d'Uixó, Spain
201. Mr Christoph Wiedmer, for Society for Threatened Peoples, Switzerland
202. Ms Ana A Ablanedo, for Soldepaz.Pachakuti, Spain
203. Ms Marie-Jo Fressard, for Solidarité Maroc 05, France
204. Mr Tim Vanbrabant, for Solidariteitsgroep Westelijke Sahara, Belgium
205. Ms Fennie Stavast, for Stichting Zelfbeschikking West-Sahara, the Netherlands
206. Mr Sheikh Ahmadi Ramadhan, for Super Ethnic Minorities Rights Forum, Kenya
207. Mr Fabrice Tarrit, for Survie, France
208. Ms Ellinor Eriksson, for Swedish Social Democratic Youth League, Sweden
209. Mr Sören Lindh, for Swedish Western Sahara Action, Sweden
210. Ms Sofia Walan, for SweFOR, Sweden
211. Mr Samuel Pérez, for Tareas Solidarias, Spain
212. Mr Peter D Jones, for Tasmania Quaker Peace & Justice Committee, Australia
213. Ms Annette Mokler, for Tdh Terre des Hommes, Switzerland
214. Mr Albert Recknagel, for Terre des Hommes Deutschland, Germany
215. Ms Sonja Gardefjord, for the Committee for the Women of Western Sahara, Sweden
216. Mr Magnus Flacké, for Norwegian Council for Africa, Norway
217. Mr Jørn Wichne Pedersen, for the Norwegian Students' and Academics' International Assistance Fund (SAIH), Norway
218. Mr Abel Pires da Silva, for Timor Leste ICT Organisation (ICT-TL), East Timor
219. Mr Owen Tudor, for Trades Union Congress, United Kingdom
220. Ms Brienne Daniels, for Tx advocacy For Families, United States of America
221. Mr Joseba Andoni Irastorza Berrospe, for Txingudi Sahararekin Tadamum Elkartea, Spain
222. Mr Stefan Lindborg, for Ung Vänster, Sweden
223. Mr Tord Hustveit, for Unge Venstre, Norway
224. Mr Mouly Emhamed Brahim, for Unión de Estudiantes de Saguía el Hamra y Río de Oro (UESARIO), Western Sahara (Saharawi Refugee Camps, Algeria)
225. Mr Abba Elhaissan, for Union de Juristas Saharauis (UJS), Western Sahara (Saharawi Refugee Camps, Algeria)
226. Mr Zain mohamed Sidahmad, for Unión de la Juventud de Saguía el Hamra y Río de Oro (UJSARIO), Western Sahara (Saharawi Refugee Camps, Algeria)
227. Mr Mohamed Cheikh Lehbib, for Union General de Trabajadores de Saguia el Hamra y Río de Oro (UGTSARIO), Western Sahara (Saharawi Refugee Camps, Algeria)
228. Ms Fatma Mehdi, for Unión Nacional de Mujeres Saharauis (UNMS), Western Sahara (Saharawi Refugee Camps, Algeria)
229. Mr Mario Amador Amador, for Union por la Tercera República (U3R-Tenerife), Spain
230. Mr Robin Kahn, Mr Kirby Gookin and Mr Charles Liebling, for United States Citizens for Western Sahara, United States of America
231. Ms Cristina Rodríguez, for VerdsEquo del País Valencià, Spain
232. Mr El Mahjoub Maliha, for Vereniging van de Saharawi Gemeenschap in België, Belgium
233. Vredesactie, Belgium
234. vzw Climaxi, Belgium
235. Ms NG Maluleke, for Waele, South Africa
236. Mr Theo Fink, for Waiwhetu Lower Hutt Peace Group, New Zealand
237. Mr John Hilary, for War on Want, United Kingdom
238. Mr Mark Luetchford, for Western Sahara Action Forum, United Kingdom
239. Mr John Gurr, for Western Sahara Campaign, United Kingdom
240. Dr Basirat Nahibi, for Women Advancement for Economic and Leadership Empowerment in Africa (WAELE/ARCLFA), Nigeria
241. Mr Emil André Erstad, for Young Christian Democrats, Norway
242. Mr Lage Nøst and Ms Anna Kvam, for Young Greens of Norway, Norway
243. Mr Lorentz Tovatt, for Young Greens of Sweden, Sweden