Posts Tagged ‘Development’

King Mohammed VI at Crans Montana Forum: Africa must be “at the heart of the international agenda”

Moroccan King Cites Southern City of Dakhla as Example of Sustainable Development Washington, DC, March 22, 2017 (MACP) — From March 17-22, the Swiss-owned and Monaco-based Crans Montana Forum convened more than 800 foreign dignitaries from around the world in Dakhla, Morocco for its 26th event, themed “Africa and South-South Cooperation: Better Governance for Sustainable Economic & Social Development.” In a message delivered to Forum participants on his behalf by ...

Green Entrepreneurship in Morocco – Jean R. AbiNader

Can a Well-Meaning Project do More with Less? Jean R. AbiNader, MATIC June 30, 2015 Morocco is a popular topic among US development companies competing for American foreign assistance funding to the North African country. As a major recipient of aid with a hospitable working environment and credible local partners, competition for Morocco-related programs can be quite strong. Sometimes the program themes are obvious: governance, rule of law, maternal and ...

King Mohammed VI Outlines Morocco’s Africa Policy, Vision for Dakhla at Crans Montana Forum

Washington, DC, March 16, 2015 (MACP) — From March 12-14, the Swiss-owned and Monaco-based Crans Montana Forum convened more than 800 people from around the world in Dakhla, Morocco for its 25th event, themed “South-South cooperation and the development of Africa.” In a message delivered to Forum participants on his behalf by Prime Minister Abdelilah Benkirane, King Mohammed VI commended the theme choice, reiterating that “Morocco’s African policy is based ...

39 Years Later, Morocco’s Attachment and Commitment to the Sahara Stand Strong

By Jordana Merran Thirty-nine years ago today, on November 6, 1975, some 350,000 Moroccan citizens and nearly 20,000 Moroccan troops walked several miles into what was then known as Spanish Sahara in a peaceful demonstration in support of Morocco’s efforts to take back its southern provinces from the Spanish colonizer and the Polisario rebel movement. The “Green March” marked a turning point in modern Moroccan history: the country’s southern provinces ...

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Happy (Belated) (Islamic) New Year!

1435 was a Busy Year for Morocco By Jordana Merran Saturday, October 25 marked the first day of the new year according to the Islamic calendar. Of course in all traditions, the new year is the perfect time to reflect on the past; and looking back, year 1435 (that is, November 2013-October 2014) was a busy one for Morocco. Check out our top ten headlines below! King Mohammed VI, President ...
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