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Morocco and Nigeria Aim to Power Africa with Transcontinental Gas Pipeline

Announcement Made during King Mohammed VI’s Historic Visit to Nigeria Washington, DC, December 6, 2016 (MACP) — During a historic visit to Nigeria that began late last week, Morocco’s King Mohammed VI presided over the signing ceremony of an ambitious agreement to construct a transcontinental gas pipeline. At completion, the pipeline will bring Nigeria’s energy resources through West Africa to Morocco; and eventually to European markets with Morocco serving as ...

11/8/16 Post-Weekend Roundup: COP22 Kicks Off in Marrakesh – Jordana Merran

Jordana Merran November 8, 2016 In our last roundup, King Mohammed VI’s recent East Africa tour was top of the list. Now, East Africa—and the rest of the world—is in Morocco, for the 22nd Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP22): “A perfect place for the world’s biggest climate change conference.” That’s what Quartz said of Marrakesh, Morocco yesterday, when world leaders convened ...

Five Ways Morocco is a Climate Change Champion

Morocco’s Ochre City Hosts 22nd Conference of Parties on Climate Change November 7-18 Washington, DC, November 7, 2016 (MACP) — Today, the 22nd Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 22) opened in Marrakesh, Morocco—a “perfect place for the world’s biggest climate change conference,” according to Quartz. Indeed Morocco’s decades-long commitment to clean and sustainable energy is widely recognized, most recently by the 2016 ...

In Unprecedented Move, Morocco’s King Mohammed VI Delivers “Green March” Speech from Senegal

King Makes the Case for Morocco’s Return to the African Union Washington, DC, November 7, 2016 (MACP) — Yesterday, in a clear show of the growing international support for Moroccan sovereignty in the Western Sahara as well as the success of the country’s African foreign policy, Morocco’s King Mohammed VI delivered his annual speech marking the anniversary of the Green March—when some 350,000 Moroccan citizens peacefully reclaimed the territory from ...

Full Text of King Mohammed VI’s Speech on 41st Anniversary of Green March

On November 6, 2016, Morocco’s King Mohammed VI delivered his annual speech marking the anniversary of the Green March from Dakar, Senegal, as follows: Praise be to God May peace and blessings be upon the Prophet, His Kith and Kin Dear Citizens, Today I am addressing you, on the occasion of the 41st anniversary of the Green March, from Dakar, the capital city of the sister nation Senegal, and I ...

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