Posts Tagged ‘Marrakech’

A Brainstorming Session to Save the World | CityLab (From The Atlantic)

More details on Morocco’s leadership on climate change leading up to the COP22 event in Marrakech: The climate negotiations in Paris last year produced a treaty. Now the signatories are figuring out how to make its abstract goals a concrete reality. In November, the followup meeting in Marrakesh, Morocco, won’t be just for diplomats and political leaders, officials announced Thursday at the Climate Action conference in Washington, D.C. Morocco will ...

Morocco Sets Up Steering Committee for COP22 | North Africa Post

Morocco has begun planning the 22nd United Nations Conference on Climate Change (COP22), to be held in Marrackech: Morocco has set up the steering committee for the 22nd United Nations Conference on Climate Change (COP22) scheduled in Marrakech next November 7-18. This steering committee, chaired by foreign minister Salaheddine Mezouar, includes ten members. Its formation shows Morocco’s firm determination to ensure success to this landmark international event. The holding of ...

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King Mohammed VI Highlights Morocco’s Role in Enhancing Interfaith Dialogue | North Africa Post

Remarks from the International Conference on the Rights of Religious Minorities in Islamic Countries: King Mohammed VI of Morocco has underlined this Monday the leading role played by his country in promoting interfaith dialogue and fostering religious tolerance. In his opening address to the international conference on the rights of religious minorities in Islamic countries, currently held in Marrakech, the Monarch said Morocco has always been an outstanding model of ...

Marrakesh gets its first incubator | Wamda

Startup culture in Morocco continues to grow with new Marrakesh incubator: Marrakesh, the fourth biggest city in Morocco, barely deserves an introduction anymore. Two million tourists visit its old effervescent medina every year. Its community of French and European expats, mostly retired, is fueling a real estate boom. With its popularity as an international conference destination it’s becoming Europe’s Las Vegas, and the culture of handcraft is keeping Morocco’s traditions ...

VIDEO: “Morocco” by Dustin Lee | Vimeo

Morocco from Dustin Lee on Vimeo. Morocco is a cool country. Kind of crazy, kind of stressful, but always fascinating and beautiful. The people are very friendly too! We spent two weeks there and visited the following places- Marrakech, Ouarzazate, Merzouga, Fes, Chefchaouen, and Tangier. This video was shot on a Panasonic GH4 with a kit lens because I’m too lazy to bring more than one lens when I travel. ...
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