Posts Tagged ‘CESE’

Will regionalization help democratization in Morocco? | Brookings

An interview with Morocco’s Economic, Social and Environmental Council President, Nizar Baraka on reform and development: While Tunisia, Libya, and Egypt are more frequently referenced in discussions about the 2011 Arab uprisings and their aftermath, Baraka stressed that the political and social changes in Morocco should not be overlooked. He emphasized the importance of the July 2011 constitution, which puts Morocco’s citizens at the “heart of all we do.” The ...

After 15 Years Leading Morocco, King Mohammed VI Takes Stock of Reforms and Progress at National and International Levels

. * King reaffirms commitment to stronger US-Morocco ties; US conveys “best wishes” * .Click here for full text of King Mohammed VI’s remarks . MACP (Washington, DC, July 31, 2014) — Marking 15 years of his reign, Morocco’s King Mohammed VI delivered a speech to the nation Wednesday taking stock of the progress made to improve the lives of Moroccans, continue ongoing advances, and strengthen the country’s partnerships with the ...

UN Human Rights Commissioner Measures Morocco’s Progress – Caitlin Dearing Scott

. * “Morocco has clearly made great strides towards the better promotion and protection of human rights… it was clear that there is the political will at the highest levels to continue efforts to set a firm human rights foundation for Moroccan society.” * — Navi Pillay, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Caitlin Dearing Scott, MAC May 30, 2014 UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay just wrapped ...

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Visits Morocco, Received by King – MAP

. * UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay received by King Mohammed VI, meets with Foreign Minister Mezouar, lauds “major progress and sustained efforts” by Morocco on human rights, continues four-day working visit to North African nation. * . MAP/Maroc.ma (Rabat, Morocco, May 27, 2014) — King Mohammed VI today received the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (HCHR), Navi Pillay, at the Royal Palace in Casablanca.  Earlier in ...

New Reports on Africa Highlight Areas of Opportunity, Obstacles to Growth – Jean AbiNader

  . * Ahead of US-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington, DC, August 5-6, overall picture promising, yet challenges continue *   Jean R. AbiNader, MATIC May 23, 2014 Several recent publications have put the challenging road to prosperity for Africa center stage. The most thorough assessment is in the 2014 Economic Outlook published by the African Development Bank (AfDB). It is comprehensive, covering all 54 African countries. Every year, the ...
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