[The Hill] President Trump’s declaration on Jerusalem is an upset to years of US policy

Edward Gabriel, the U.S. ambassador to Morocco from 1997-2001, published an op-ed on the impact of the Trump Administration’s recent actions on the Middle East and North Africa: The Hill (December 12, 2017) — President Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital has likely erased any foreseeable potential for a two-state solution between the Israelis and Palestinians, and undermined the prospects of the United States continuing to be seen ...

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 ...

Morocco and the United States Officially Launch “Initiative to Address Homegrown Terrorism”

Washington, DC, November 16, 2017 (MACP) – The United States and Morocco officially launched the “Initiative to Address Homegrown Terrorism” yesterday in Malta, convening over 70 government officials, law enforcement officers, and non-governmental representatives from 25 countries to “discuss trends and issues associated with homegrown terrorism, and highlight available tools and programs to address this threat.” Announced in September as part of the Global Counterterrorism Forum (GCTF) and in partnership ...

On 42nd Anniversary of the Green March, King Mohammed VI Steadfast on Autonomy for the Western Sahara

Washington, DC, November 7, 2017 (MACP) — In a speech delivered yesterday commemorating the 42nd Anniversary of the Green March, King Mohammed VI stressed Morocco’s commitment to implementing the Autonomy Initiative in the Western Sahara, a compromise political solution advocated by the US and other UN Security Council members. The King reiterated Morocco’s continued engagement with the United Nations process, but emphasized that that the Kingdom will adhere to its ...
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