Morocco Signs on to the African Continental Free Trade Area as Latest Step to Affirm Commitment to Africa – Jean R. AbiNader

  Jean R. AbiNader March 27, 2018 Saad Eddine El Othmani, the Head of Government, led Morocco’s delegation to the 10th Extraordinary Summit of the African Union (AU) held in Kigali, at which 44 African countries signed an agreement to initiate a continental free trade area (AfCFTA). He said it was a historic event that marks a major step in the process of African integration. El Othmani noted that discussions ...

King Mohammed VI Calls for Shift in EU-Africa Cooperation, New Vision for Migration

Washington, DC, December 1, 2017 (MACP) – In a speech to the 5th African Union-European Union Summit, King Mohammed VI called for a shift in the EU-Africa partnership toward a “new bicontinental pact” to develop a “constructive agenda” based on action to shape a better future. “Both Africa and Europe must rise, together, to inevitable challenges through shared competitiveness, co-localization of productive businesses, regulated human mobility and fruitful cultural exchanges,” ...

Morocco Ranks Third in 2018 Climate Change Performance Index, Solidifying Place as World Leader in Fight Against Climate Change

Washington, DC, November 28, 2017 (MACP) – For the third year in a row, Morocco ranked in the top ten of the Climate Change Performance Index, placing third behind only Sweden and Lithuania in the annual index published by Germanwatch, the NewClimate Institute, and the Climate Action Network. The index, which evaluates and compares the climate protection performance of 56 countries and the EU, cited Morocco’s  high ratings in the ...

In Speech to United Nations, Morocco Prioritizes Africa, Calls for Realistic Resolution of the Sahara

Washington, DC, September 21, 2017 (MACP) – Speaking at the 72nd General Assembly of the United Nations, Morocco’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Nasser Bourita hailed Morocco’s return to the African Union as a crowning achievement of King Mohammed VI’s vision and underscored Morocco’s commitment to Africa’s future. “Morocco will continue to shoulder its responsibilities within the African Union, as a founding member of the Organization of African ...

King Mohammed VI: Africa is a Top Priority for Morocco

Washington, DC, August 21, 2017 (MACP) – In a speech to the nation on Sunday, King Mohammed VI reaffirmed Morocco’s commitment to Africa as a top priority. The speech marked the 64th anniversary of the King and People’s Revolution Day, which commemorates the exile of Morocco’s Sultan Sidi Mohammed ben Yusef by French colonial powers – a move that proved to be a turning point in Moroccan’s mobilization for independence. ...
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