Posts Tagged ‘United Nations’

Morocco has developed an “advanced African policy” (ECA’s Executive Secretary) | MAP

UN official says that “we have much to learn from the methods implemented by Morocco in the African continent”: Morocco has developed an “advanced African policy” thanks to its investments in banking and insurance, stressed on Wednesday in Rabat, the Executive Secretary of the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) Carlos Lopes. “From an economic perspective, we have much to learn from the methods implemented by Morocco in the African ...

New draft law to combat human trafficking brings hope in Morocco | UN Women

Morocco is working to address human trafficking by being open about the scope of the problem and reforming laws to better approach the issue: At a seminar in May, the findings of a recent study on the trafficking of women and children in Morocco, led by the country’s Ministry of Justice and Liberties in partnership with UN Women and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation of Switzerland, were presented ...

UN Envoy: Morocco Plays ‘Important Role’ in Political Support to Inter-Libyan Talks | Maghreb Arab Press

Morocco is playing a positive role in the search for a lasting solution to the Libya crisis, according to the UN: Morocco has played a “very important role” in the political support to the talks between the Libyan parties, crowned by the initialing Saturday night of the Skhirat Agreement aimed at ending the political and military crisis, U.N. Special Envoy Bernardino Leon said. “The Skhirat Agreement was made possible thanks ...

Morocco bids to axe fossil fuel subsidies in climate pledge | RTCC

Morocco’s recent climate pledge includes a further reduction in fuel subsidies: Morocco, a desert kingdom that imports 90% of its energy, vowed to slash fossil fuel subsidies as its delivered its carbon-cutting pledge on Friday. The first Arab country to submit an “intended nationally determined contribution” in the UN lexicon, it will target up to a 32% cut in 2030 greenhouse gas emissions from business-as-usual levels. Slashing subsidies for oil ...

New round of Libya peace talks to be held in Morocco | Business Standard

Morocco will host another round of UN peace talks on Libya: The UN said on Friday that a new round of peace talks between the conflicting parties in Libya will be held this coming Monday in Morocco. The meeting between the rival Tripoli and Tobruk governments will discuss a new draft political agreement that was reached in April, said the UN Support Mission in Libya (Unsmil) in a statement. It ...
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