Posts Tagged ‘King Mohammed VI’

11/8/16 Post-Weekend Roundup: COP22 Kicks Off in Marrakesh – Jordana Merran

Jordana Merran November 8, 2016 In our last roundup, King Mohammed VI’s recent East Africa tour was top of the list. Now, East Africa—and the rest of the world—is in Morocco, for the 22nd Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP22): “A perfect place for the world’s biggest climate change conference.” That’s what Quartz said of Marrakesh, Morocco yesterday, when world leaders convened ...

Full Text of Royal Message to the 27th African Union Summit | MAP

King Mohammed VI’s royal message to the 27th African Union Summit: HM King Mohammed VI sent a message to the 27th Summit of the African Union, in Kigali. The Royal Message was handed over, on Sunday, to Chadian President and current Chairman of the African Union (AU), Idriss Deby Itno, by speaker of Morocco’s Lower House, Rachid Talbi Alami. Here follows the full text of the royal message: Praise be ...

The Best Intentions Do Not Always Make Great Policy – Jean R. AbiNader

To Fix Its Middle East Policy, US Must Support Assets while Confronting Challenges Jean R. AbiNader, MATIC April 22, 2016 If you think the label “silly season” only describes tsunamis whirling around the national elections, you’re missing an important contest among US think tanks to frame policy options for the next administration. What’s interesting about the exercise is that it doesn’t matter who wins, since the same realities, domestic and ...

On International Women’s Day, a Reflection on the Past Year in Morocco – Caitlin Dearing Scott

Caitlin Dearing Scott, MAC March 8, 2016 International Women’s Day – every March 8 – offers an occasion to celebrate the achievements of women and the successes of the fight for gender equality while reflecting on the challenges that remain.  Morocco kicked off the occasion over the weekend, with the 2nd annual Women’s Day Race in Essaouira, which drew large crowds, and several magazines devoting articles to the topic. Among ...

Morocco’s attempt to reform Islamic teachings could impact the world | Al Arabiya

Morocco’s renowned moderate culture and religion to be further bolstered by education reform: To try and sum up extremism in one word or reason will ultimately lead to a vast generalization. But the main reason behind the cause of extremism is the educational curricula, because this lays the foundations that shape one’s thoughts. So when these curricula teach extremism, extremists will be born. Secondly, education is the wide arena where ...
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