Posts Tagged ‘2014 Global Entrepreneurship Summit’

One American’s Significant Contribution to Morocco Art History – Ambassador Edward M. Gabriel (ret.)

Ambassador Edward M. Gabriel (ret.) October 9, 2018 One of my first trips in Morocco as US Ambassador in 1998 was to attend the dedication of the famous Koutoubia minbar, in the presence of then Crown Prince Mohammed VI, as well as other dignitaries, including a well-known American art collector and dealer, Patti Cadby Birch, who held several distinguished positions with the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Museum of ...

Western Sahara: UNSC Resolution 2440- Plus Ca Change – Robert M. Holley

Robert M. Holley November 2, 2018 On October 31, the United Nations Security Council renewed the peacekeeping mandate for its mission in Western Sahara, MINURSO, for another six months, as Washington had insisted, rather than the twelve that the Secretary General had recommended in his early October report to the Council. The vote was twelve members in favor and three abstentions (Russia, Ethiopia, Bolivia). In their national statements following the ...

Visions for Valuing Youth to Build Morocco’s Future – Jean R. AbiNader

Jean R. AbiNader October 25, 2018 In its recent report on the status of youth, the Social, Economic and Environment Council (CESE) identified important challenges to King Mohammed VI’s mandate, in his recent Youth Day address, to increase youth employment via “a new integrated national initiative for Moroccan youth.” To emphasize his point, the King met with the education committee in early October to focus on the vocational training sector ...

During These Turbulent Times, the United States Should Call On Morocco – Ambassador Edward M. Gabriel (ret.)

Ambassador Edward M. Gabriel (ret.) October 24, 2018 Henry Kissinger believed that one of America’s principal strengths in international affairs is the unique role it plays as balancer among states in support of its strategic interests and that of its most trusted allies. Kissinger said, “the Founders were sophisticated men who understood the European balance of power and manipulated it to the new country’s advantage.” He added, “In (Theodore) Roosevelt’s ...

Western Sahara – Life In the Polisario Camps – Robert M. Holley

Robert M. Holley October 19, 2018 If you want a tourist’s view of any place on earth, ask a tourist. If you really want to get a good understanding of what life is like in Queens or Brooklyn, ask a fair sample of people who were born and raised there. What has changed? What is still pretty much the same? What accounts for the differences and continuities? The same can ...
Follow

Get every new post on this blog delivered to your Inbox.

Join 49 other followers: