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Sahara: a “peaceful solution” to conflict is possible, says UN envoy

The first UN-led talks in six years over the disputed Sahara-region concluded on a positive note on Thursday in Geneva, where the UN Secretary General’s personal envoy Horst Köhler said that further discussions are planned “in the first quarter of 2019”. Speaking to journalists after a two-day roundtable in the Swiss city, Mr Köhler said […]

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Stakeholders to Sahara issue to hold second roundtable early 2019

The stakeholders to the Sahara issue, namely Morocco, Algeria, Mauritania and the Polisario have decided to hold a second roundtable on this regional conflict during the first quarter of 2019. The decision was made at the initial round table on the Sahara issue held in Geneva December 5-6, at the invitation of the UN Secretary […]

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COP24: Morocco’s King pleads for more support to Africa, a victim of climate change

King Mohammed VI of Morocco has once again called international partners to grant more support to Africa, a victim of climate change. “The African continent is severely affected by the negative impacts of climate change even though Africa bears no responsibility for this unjust situation,” said the Sovereign in a message he addressed to the […]

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African countries urged to sign the Luxembourg Protocol

The Chief of Industrialization and Infrastructure at the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), Soteri Gatera, has urged African countries to sign the Luxembourg Protocol because railways are the key to open and free trade across Africa and their development is critical to the continent’s sustainable development agenda. Speaking during the fourth Program for Infrastructure Development […]

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Morocco’s King urges African Cities to fight Street Children Phenomenon

King Mohammed VI of Morocco has urged African cities, urban communities and all local officials to fight the phenomenon of street children and put child-related issues at the heart of decentralization policies. This came in a message read out Saturday at the launch from Marrakech of the pan-African campaign for “African Cities without Street Children” […]

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Moroccan King’s Sister, Winner of 2018 Goi Peace Award

Princess Lalla Hasnaa, the youngest sister of King Mohammed VI and chairwoman of the Mohammed VI Foundation for Environment Protection, has received the 2018 Goi Peace award at a ceremony during the Goi Peace Foundation Forum 2018, held in Tokyo this Friday (Nov. 23). The GOI Peace Foundation, set up in 1999, seeks to promote […]

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Morocco successfully sends second earth observation satellite into Orbit

Morocco has reinforced its earth observation capabilities with the launch of a second satellite, baptized Mohammed VI-B, on Wednesday from the Kourou space center in Guiana. The satellite was launched by European Arianespace company which operates the Vego rockets that successfully delivered the Moroccan satellite into orbit. Moroccan officials said the satellite will be used […]

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Liftoff of Morocco’s Second Satellite cleared for November 21

Just one year after the launch of its first satellite dubbed “Mohammed VI-A”, Morocco’s second Earth observation satellite will lift off on November 21st from the Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana (South America). Like the Mohammed VI-A satellite, this second satellite, bap-tized Mohammed VI-B, is a technological jewel that will gravi-tate at nearly […]

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King Mohammed VI attends Armistice Commemoration in France, a symbol of Morocco’s attachment to world peace

King Mohammed VI of Morocco took part Sunday at the commemoration of the Centenary of the Armistice Day, marking the end of World War One. The King, who was accompanied by Crown Prince Moulay El Hassan, was received at the Elysee by French President Emmanuel Macron and his spouse Brigitte before they headed to the […]

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Morocco’s King among High-Profile World Leaders Attending Paris WWI Centenary

King Mohammed VI, accompanied by Crown Prince Moulay El Hassan, was at the front row of the world leaders who attended the ceremony held Sunday in Paris to mark the centenary of the Armistice that ended World War I. The King and the heir apparent sat next to US President Donald Trump & the First […]

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