Posts Tagged ‘#reform’

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 ...

Morocco: Incumbent Party Wins Narrow Victory in Second Legislative Elections since Constitutional Reform

Close Race and Steady Voter Turnout Signal Progress, Says Former US Ambassador Washington, DC, October 11, 2016 (MACP) – Morocco’s incumbent moderate Islamist Justice and Development Party (PJD) won 125 seats—a narrow victory over the more liberal Party of Authenticity and Modernity’s (PAM) 102 seats—in Friday’s hotly contested legislative elections, the second Parliamentary race since the 2011 reform of the North African country’s Constitution. Voter turnout held steady at 43%, ...

King Mohammed VI Delivers Speech to Parliament at Opening of Legislative Year

On Friday, October 9, Morocco’s King Mohammed VI delivered a speech to both houses of Parliament on the occasion of the start of the legislative year: Praise be to God May peace and blessings be upon the Prophet, His Kith and Kin. Ladies and Gentlemen, Distinguished Members of Parliament, It gives me pleasure to inaugurate the fifth year of this parliamentary term. The state opening of Parliament provides me with ...

11th Festival of Amazigh Culture is Symbol of New Era – Jordana Merran

Jordana Merran, MAC July 24, 2015 Now in its 11th year, the Fez Festival of Amazigh Culture—which opens today and continues through the weekend— can hardly be called a novelty. Yet it continues to represent a new era of cultural and political reform that Morocco has undergone in just the past decade and a half. Organized by La Fondation Esprit de Fes, The Fes-Sais Association, and the North South Centre, ...

Morocco: An Ally to Rely On – Katherine Kinnaird

By Katherine Kinnaird June 26, 2015 During this time of tremendous global conflict and instability, it has never been more important for governments to establish and maintain relationships with reliable allies committed to meaningful reform. Morocco has long demonstrated its reliability and commitment to reform by taking concrete steps to root out corruption from its government and education systems. Since January, the Kingdom has employed new measures to build momentum ...
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