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Morocco Hosts UN Public Service Forum 2018

The Moroccan city of Marrakech will host the United Nations Public Service forum June 21- 23 to be held under the theme: “Transforming governance to realize the Sustainable Development Goals”. The event will bring together ministers and senior decision-makers to discuss how to transform governance and innovate the way governments, institutions and public administrations are […]

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Morocco Represented at Women’s Forum Canada 2018

Morocco was represented by Princess Lalla Hasnaa, chairwoman of the Mohammed VI Foundation for the Protection of the Environment at the “Women’s Forum Canada 2018”, held in Toronto May 10-11 under the theme “Bridging the gap: A call to the G7 for inclusive progress”. In an address she delivered at a plenary session, held under […]

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UN Security Council adopts new resolution on Sahara

The UN Security Council adopted Friday resolution 2414 renewing the mandate of the UN mission to the Sahara, MINURSO, for another six months until October 31, and urging the Polisairo to withdraw immediately from the buffer strip, east to the Morocco-built security berm. The resolution, adopted by 12 votes for and 3 abstentions, also calls […]

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Sahel: Barkhane Commander Deplores Lack of Support to G5

The commander-in-chief of Barkhane Operation, General Bruno Guibert, has deplored the delay in fulfilling the international community’s pledges to support the G5-Sahel, set up to fight terrorist groups swarming in the region. The three-star General Bruno Guilbert who is in command of Barkhane since July 2017 expressed, in an interview with French magazine l’Express, deep […]

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King Mohammed VI Sends Message to Guterres on Sahara Development

Foreign minister Nasser Bourita on Wednesday handed the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres a message from King Mohammed VI on the recent development in the Sahara issue. The message draws the attention of the UN chief to the serious developments in the North East of the Sahara territory where the polisario has violated the 1991 […]

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South-South Cooperation, One of Best Tools for Africa’s Emergence – King of Morocco

King Mohammed VI of Morocco has once again stressed on Friday the importance of the promotion of South-South cooperation as a means to meet the legitimate expectations of African populations and ensure Africa’s emergence. In a message he addressed to participants in the 4th edition of the Crans Montana Forum, which kicked off Friday in […]

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Morocco, Qatar Step up their Cooperation, Sign a Dozen Accords

The works of the 7th session of the Moroccan-Qatari High Joint Cooperation Commission, held in Rabat Monday (March 12) were crowned by the signing of a dozen agreements, memoranda of understanding and programs of action, covering the political, economic and cultural realms. Under these accords, the two countries will enhance their cooperation in the fields […]

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OCP Africa launches Agribooster program in Burkina Faso

OCP Africa, a subsidiary of the Moroccan phosphate Group, a company committed to the development of the agricultural ecosystem in Africa, has launched OCP School Lab in Burkina Faso. The pilot campaign, officially launched on February 16, aims to train 2,000 farmers in good agricultural practices. OCP, the largest Moroccan agribusiness firm plans to deploy […]

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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 […]

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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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