On Business in Morocco: French Publication Offers Up its Assessment of Opportunities in Morocco and the Maghreb – Good Advice for Any Business – Jean R. AbiNader

Jean R. AbiNader, MATIC October 11, 2017 The Affiches Parisiennes Journal of Law and Legal Information, which provides information to Francophone accounting and financial services professionals, recently produced an overview of what their profession needs to know about the Maghreb in order to serve their business clients more effectively. It has insights that are worth noting by anyone interested in doing business in the region, and particularly Morocco. As a ...

Highlights from Morocco’s Participation in the 72nd UN General Assembly – Kristen Kouttab

Kristen Kouttab, MAC October 3, 2017 As always, Morocco was an active participant during the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York from September 12-25. Here is more detail into the highlights from Morocco’s participation. The country remains focused on four key issues: Security and Counterterrorism Morocco was re-elected for another two-year term as a Co-Chair (with the Netherlands) of the Global Counterterrorism Forum (GCTF), ...

Morocco’s Africa Policy highlighted in Jeune Afrique – Caitlin Dearing Scott

Caitlin Dearing Scott September 13, 2017 Morocco’s return to the African Union in January – after a 33 year hiatus – marked a crowning achievement in the country’s decades-long leadership on the continent. Long a priority of King Mohammed VI, Morocco’s African diplomacy has only ramped up since then — on issues ranging from security and counterterrorism to trade and soccer. Last month, Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita spoke with Jeune ...

North Africa and the Birth of the US Navy – David S. Bloom

David S. Bloom August 23, 2017 Many people already know that Morocco was the first country to recognize the United States, on December 20, 1777, while it was still in the throes of the revolutionary war. Less well known is the fact that this act of recognition was but a small chapter in the long and complicated story of one of America’s first global entanglements–which ultimately led to the birth ...

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