Decentralizing to Municipalities in Arab Spring Countries – Newsblaze, Yossef Ben-Meir

. * “Morocco was perhaps the earliest champion of decentralization in the Middle East and North Africa, starting from 2008… a key factor in explaining Morocco’s relative political and social stability during the Arab Spring.” * . Yossef Ben-Meir Newsblaze July 17, 2014 Decentralization — as a way of structuring public administration, in order to give local people and communities more control over their own affairs and to promote human ...

Morocco to Raise School Standards – Magharebia

. * Moroccan Rahma Chami, 42, a civil servant and mother of two, and others are counting on the Higher Council for National Education to overhaul the system. * . Magharebia, by Siham Ali (Rabat, Morocco, July 18, 2014) — Morocco just launched a new body to deal with problems affecting the education sector. The Higher Council for Education, Training and Scientific Research new body aims to address long-standing problems. ...

Photographing Morocco: John Glenn, First American to Orbit Earth, Turns 93 – Time Magazine

. “This picture of the Atlas Mountain range in Morocco was taken during the first orbit of the Friendship 7 flight on February 20, 1962. Since this was the first U.S. manned orbital flight, this was the first landmass picture taken following launch approximately 23 minutes earlier.” — John Glenn, US Astronaut, on photo he snapped during historic space flight of Friendship 7 . Time Magazine, Lightbox, by Mia Tramz ...

Can Morocco Become A Global Aeronautics Player? – Forbes

. * “For the past ten years, Morocco has developed an ambitious aeronautics industry worth nearly a billion dollars. Foreign Direct Investments (FDI) have poured into this very competitive sector… With new investments from Aerolia and Alcoa, Morocco hopes to give a strong signal to the market it is ready to become a ‘global’ aeronautics player.” * . Abdelmalek Alaoui Forbes July 18, 2014 In 2005, McKinsey & Co, the global ...

Moroccan-US relations ‘very strong’ thanks to King & Pres. Obama’s common will – Ed Gabriel

. * Rabat-Washington axis has reached a new level after King Mohammed VI’s visit to the US last Novermber. * .  Maghreb Arab Press/MAP (Washington, DC, July 18, 2014) —Moroccan-US relations today are “very strong” thanks to the vision and the common will of King Mohammed VI and President Barack Obama, said Edward Gabriel, former US Ambassador to Morocco, stressing that the Rabat-Washington axis has reached a new level after the King’s ...
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