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AU Summit: Morocco’s King Calls for Setting up an African Migration Observatory

King Mohammed VI of Morocco, who submitted Monday (Jan.29) to the 30th African Union Summit the African Agenda on Migration, has called for the setting up of an African Migration Observatory that would be tasked with understanding, anticipating and acting on the migration phenomenon. The mission of the African Migration Observatory “would be to develop […]

Morocco’s Election to AU Peace & Security Council Hailed as Additional Asset

The election Friday of Morocco to the African Union’s Peace and Security Council was hailed by several African officials as an additional asset to this body, which is tasked with conflict prevention, management and resolution, and peacekeeping in Africa. The election of Morocco to this supreme decision-making body on peace and security issues, took place […]

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World Bank, AFD Partner with Morocco in support of AAA initiative

The World Bank and the French Development Agency (AFD) decided to partner with Morocco to implement the Adaptation of African Agriculture Initiative, through a one million Euro Funding. The Memorandum of Understanding related to this partnership was signed in Paris Tuesday on the sidelines of the One Planet Summit that saw the participation of King […]

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Morocco more & more attractive for car industries

Morocco on Monday once more confirmed its position as a most attractive location for the car industry with the announcement of 26 new investments in the sector worth more than €1.2 billion. The 26 new investment projects, which will introduce new knowledges in the country strengthen local integration, and supply car parts and equipment that […]

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Morocco’s car manufacturing platform strengthened by new comer

Morocco, as a car manufacturing platform, has been strengthened by a new comer, the Chinese world leader in electric car making, BYD group. Following suit to French automakers Renault and Peugeot, BYD group decided to establish an electric car factory near Tangier, a decision that falls in line with the strong resolve of King Mohammed […]

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Morocco Summons US Envoy in Rabat over Jerusalem

Morocco’s foreign minister Nasser Bourita summoned US chargé d’affair Stephanie Miley in Rabat in a meeting attended by the Ambassadors of the four other permanent UN Security Council members as well as the Ambassador of Palestine. During this meeting, ordered by King Mohammed VI, in his quality as Chairman of the Al Quds Committee, Bourita […]

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Moving US Embassy to Jerusalem would have negative impact on peace prospects, warns Mohammed VI

The US Administration’s intention to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and to transfer the United States’ Embassy to the Holy city, “would have a negative impact on prospects for achieving a just, comprehensive settlement of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict”. The warning came in a message that King Mohammed VI has addressed on Tuesday to […]

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South Africa eager to foster ties with Morocco, Zuma says

President of South Africa Jacob Zuma said his country is eager to foster ties with Morocco and to give substance to the promising future awaiting bilateral relations. Zuma’s remarks came in an interview with South African news outlet “News 24″ following the meeting he held with King Mohammed VI in Abidjan last week on the […]

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King Mohammed VI Calls for New EU-Africa Partnership

King Mohammed VI has called for a new EU-Africa Partnership pact, urging African and European leaders to join efforts to be able to face common regional & international challenges. In a message addressed Wednesday to the 5th African Union-European Union summit convened in Abidjan Nov.29-30, the Moroccan Sovereign stressed the importance of partnership between Africa […]

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AU-EU summit calls for “investment” in youth

The 5th European Union-African Union (EU-AU) Summit held in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire this week has fulfilled its promises. Attended by 83 Heads of State representing all African countries and 28 European countries, the high-level meeting on Wednesday has focus on economic opportunity for young people, as well as climate change issues, followed by sessions on […]

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