Marrakech Hosts Seminar on Energy Transition, NDCs & Post-COP21

The International Monetary Fund (IMF), the Center on Global Economic Governance (CGEG) and Morocco’s OCP Policy Center are holding a seminar on “Energy Transition, NDCs, and the Post-COP21” in Marrakech Sept.8-9th. In preparation for COP22 due in Morocco next November, Read more

UNESCO Experts Meet in Morocco to Prepare Draft Declaration on Climate Change Ethical Principles

Morocco, host country of 22nd UN Conference on Climate Change (COP22) scheduled in Marrakech next November 7-18, will host the 1st meeting of UNESCO Ad Hoc Expert Group (AHEG) in Rabat Sept. 20-24 to prepare a preliminary draft text of Read more

U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama Visiting Morocco

U.S. first Lady Michelle Obama is visiting Morocco to promote education for girls in the North African Kingdom, one of Washington’s major allies in the region. Michelle Obama, who is accompanied by her two daughters, Sasha and Malia, was greeted Read more

Morocco Inks Paris Climate Change Agreement

Morocco, host country of the 22nd United Nations Conference on climate change (COP22) scheduled in Marrakech next November 7-18, has officially signed at a high profile ceremony at UN Headquarters in New York the Paris climate change agreement sealed at Read more

Marrakech Declaration Upholds Rights of Religious Minorities

Religious leaders from around the world, including Muslims, Christians and Jews, as well as prominent scholars and decisions-makers have called for tolerance and for the protection of religious minorities’ rights in Muslim countries. In a historical Declaration issued at the Read more

Morocco-UAE: Emirati investors to pump around 37 million euros into Morocco’s Agriculture

Emirati investors have agreed to invest up to 37 million euros on six agriculture projects in Morocco, report say. Morocco’s Minister of fisheries and agriculture Aziz Akhannounch signed three agreements with UAE investors who promised to pump up around 37 Read more

UN-Morocco: climate change, one of the greatest threats to mankind

Morocco is fully aware that global warming and climate change are one of the greatest threats to mankind and is therefore actively involved in the international efforts to address this global issue. Morocco’s commitment to help address climate change was Read more

Morocco: Local elections open, who will win?

Around 14 million Moroccans are heading to the polls this Friday to cast their ballot papers in local and regional elections set to be a popularity test for the Islamist ruling party and other parties trying to emerge as important Read more