Posts Tagged ‘press release’

Morocco Expands African Footprint with Royal Visits to Ethiopia, Madagascar, and Nigeria

Visits Follow Calls to Rejoin African Union, Recent Trips to Rwanda, Tanzania and Senegal Washington, DC, December 12, 2016 (MACP) — Morocco’s King Mohammed VI has concluded the second leg of a nearly two-month, six-country Africa tour with visits to Ethiopia, Madagascar, and Nigeria, resulting in some 50 bilateral agreements. The visits come on the heels of trips to Rwanda, Tanzania, and Senegal in October, when more than 40 bilateral ...

Five Ways Morocco is a Climate Change Champion

Morocco’s Ochre City Hosts 22nd Conference of Parties on Climate Change November 7-18 Washington, DC, November 7, 2016 (MACP) — Today, the 22nd Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 22) opened in Marrakesh, Morocco—a “perfect place for the world’s biggest climate change conference,” according to Quartz. Indeed Morocco’s decades-long commitment to clean and sustainable energy is widely recognized, most recently by the 2016 ...

In Unprecedented Move, Morocco’s King Mohammed VI Delivers “Green March” Speech from Senegal

King Makes the Case for Morocco’s Return to the African Union Washington, DC, November 7, 2016 (MACP) — Yesterday, in a clear show of the growing international support for Moroccan sovereignty in the Western Sahara as well as the success of the country’s African foreign policy, Morocco’s King Mohammed VI delivered his annual speech marking the anniversary of the Green March—when some 350,000 Moroccan citizens peacefully reclaimed the territory from ...

Morocco’s African Diplomacy Expands Eastward

King Mohammed VI Concludes Two-Country Tour of East Africa Washington, DC, October 31, 2016 (MACP) — Morocco’s King Mohammed VI has concluded a tour of Rwanda and Tanzania, resulting in more than 40 bilateral agreements and marking the eastward expansion of Morocco’s diplomatic efforts in Africa. The tour began on October 18 in Kigali, where King Mohammed VI met with Rwandan President Paul Kagame and chaired the signing of some ...

In Speech to Newly Elected Parliament, Morocco’s King Mohammed VI Urges Administrative Reform, Public Awareness Campaigns to Continue down Democratic Path

Washington, DC, October 17, 2016 (MACP) – Just a week after Moroccans elected 395 representatives to Parliament in the country’s second legislative elections since adopting a new constitution in 2011, King Mohammed VI delivered a speech to the new legislature urging administrative reforms. “True commitment to political and party principles means one should put the citizen above all other considerations; it means one should fulfill the promises made to the ...
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