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Sahrawi Youth Student Union joins Global Student Government

By July 6, 2022July 20th, 2022No Comments

On July 6, 2022, Sahrawi Youth Student Union (UJSARIO) formally became a member of the Global Student Government.

UJSARIO (its Spanish abbreviation for Unión de la Juventud de Saguia el Hamra y RIo de Oro), is the youth organization of the Polisario Front. It was founded in 1984 through the merger of Unión de Estudiantes Saharauis (Sahrawi Students’ Union or UESARIO) and the Polisario Front Youth. The organization operates from the Sahrawi refugee camps in Tindouf, Algeria, organizing youth and students within the exile community, and promoting the interest of the youth within the Front Polisario and the Sahrawi republic.

The work of UJSARIO is concentrated in the following areas: juvenile groups in the Wilayas, institutions, occupied territories, and Europe; Union of Sahrawi Students (UESARIO); organization and integration of the young women; organization of scout and volunteer groups.

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