Tête-à-tête Talks with HM the King ‘Very Comprehensive’ (John Kerry) | MAP

U.S. Secretary of State, John Kerry, described as “very comprehensive” and “very positive” his tête-à-tête talks with HM King Mohammed VI, on Wednesday at the Royal reception room of the Palais des Congrès in Marrakech. “With HM the King we had a very comprehensive and very positive discussion,” the U.S. official told the press, stressing that “President Barack Obama and I are grateful for the quality of relations we have ...

At COP22, King Mohammed VI Urges Tangible Initiatives, Practical Steps, Respect and Support for Developing Countries

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Praises Morocco’s Leadership Washington, DC, November 16, 2016 (MACP) —Calling the Marrakesh Conference “a decisive turning point in the implementation” of the Paris Agreement, this week King Mohammed VI urged participants at the COP22 meeting to move beyond promises to “tangible initiatives and practical steps” – initiatives that, most importantly, respect and support the priorities and resources of developing countries. The King noted that Morocco’s ...

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 ...

Morocco Reaffirms Commitment to Protecting Oceans, Combating Climate Change at Our Ocean Conference

In advance of hosting COP 22 in November, Morocco announces new partnership for the Mediterranean Washington, DC, September 16, 2016 (MACP) — Speaking at the 2016 Our Ocean Conference, Moroccan Minister Delegate in Charge of the Environment Dr. Hakima El Haite called for a “world partnership to establish a real vision and strategy to address oceans,” noting that oceans both sustain life and are essential to the economies of coastal ...

Morocco to give 600 mosques a green makeover | The Guardian

Morocco is making its mosques “green” in order to raise awareness of its national renewable energy push: Six hundred “green mosques” are to be created in Morocco by March 2019 in a national consciousness-raising initiative that aims to speed the country’s journey to clean energy. If all goes to plan, the green revamp will see LED lighting, solar thermal water heaters and photovoltaic systems installed in 100 mosques by the ...
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