Morocco ranks #1 in CCPI developing countries index thanks to Ouarzazate CSP plant [CSP World]

Morocco receives praise for its efforts in renewable energy policy: Morocco has ranked number one in the 2015 Climate Change Performance Index among developing countries, being named “one of the global forerunners in renewable energy policy making”. The North African country has climbed up 6 positions this year entering the top 10 for the first time, achieving, by far, the best result for a developing country, ranking 9, the report ...

Morocco Is A Positive Example Of Democratization Efforts [Forbes]

Morocco praised for its consistent progress in advancing human rights and democratization: As the year is drawing to an end, the state of democracy and human rights across the globe appears bleak.  To give just a few examples, Russia, Beijing, and Iran are actively working to limit the spread of democracy not only in their own countries, but regionally and internationally.  Egypt, one of the most influential countries in the ...

King Mohammed VI Offers Condolences to Pakistani President on Peshawar School Attack [Maghreb Arab Press]

King Mohammed VI has sent a message of condolences to Pakistani President Mamnoon Hussain over the Peshawar school attack: “I was appalled and deeply saddened by the news of the horrific terrorist attack on a school in Peshawar which caused a large number of casualties, most of them innocent children”, the Sovereign said in the message. HM the King underlined that the Kingdom “strongly condemns this barbaric criminal act which ...

Morocco ‘well-positioned’ in north-south debate on sustainable development challenges in Africa, Atlantic Council [Maghreb Arab Press]

Morocco featured in discussion of sustainable development in Africa during US think-tank event: Morocco is well-positioned in the debate on the different sustainable development challenges in Africa, wrote an analysis by US think tank Atlantic Council. “Morocco is especially well-positioned to serve as a hub for such an examination,” said the analysis presented on Monday in Washington and entitled: “Addressing the Food, Water, and Energy Nexus: Transatlantic Perspectives and Africa’s ...

Med nations partner against Daesh, crime [Magharebia]

Morocco continues to play a leadership role in international security: Mediterranean member states of the “5+5 Defense Initiative” promise greater co-operation in the fight against extremism and terror. In a joint statement issued Thursday (December 11th) in Granada, defense ministers and envoys from Algeria, Morocco, Mauritania, Tunisia and Libya, along with their peers from Spain, France, Italy, Malta and Portugal, promised to “work with a renewed strength” to tackle security ...
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