Thursday, April 05, 2007

The 5th Congress of the Saharawi Woman

The 5th Congress of the UNFS opens tomorrow in the 27th of February

Chahid El Hafed, 04/04/2007 (SPS) The 5th Congress of the Saharawi Women National Union (UNFS- in Spanish abbreviation) will open on Thursday in the women’s School of 27 February in the Saharawi refugee camps with the presence of foreign delegations, indicated a press release published by the UNFS n Tuesday.

Hundreds delegates of the UNFS, representing the Wilayas and institutions of the Saharawi Republic, the occupied territories and abroad will participate to this fifth congress that will take place between the 5th to the 7th of April.

The Congress will be an opportunity for the Saharawi women to reaffirm its unshakable determination to continue the struggle to get the Saharawi people’s legitimate rights to freedom and independence.

During three days, the delegates will elect a new Secretary General, an executive bureau and adopt a short time and a long time programmes of action of the organisation, as well as the exchange of experiences with the other Saharawi women coming from foreign countries to participate in the struggle of the Saharawi women for a just and egalitarian world.

The Congress that takes place every five years, is the highest body in the UNFS. It usually bares the name of a woman Martyr, victim of the Moroccan repression. (SPS)

020/090/000/TRD 041710 AVR 07 SPS

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