Category Archives: Government Policy

Government Council Convenes Thursday

Rabat – The Council of Government will convene on Thursday under the chairmanship of Head of Government Saad Dine El Otmani.   At the start of its meeting, the Council will follow a presentation by Minister of National Education, Vocational Training, Higher Education and Scientific Research on the 2020-2021 school year and the implementation of

CSMD Holds Working Session with PJD Delegation

Rabat – The Special Commission on the Development Model (CSMD) held, on Monday in Rabat, a working session with a delegation representing the Justice and Development Party (PJD-ruling party), which presented the party’s vision for the new development model, against the backdrop of the Covid-19 pandemic.   This meeting takes place within the framework of

Moroccan Appointed to High-Level Commission on the Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 Follow-up

Nairobi – Morocco’s Hatim Aznague was appointed, Thursday, to the High-Level Commission created for the follow-up to the Nairobi World Summit (CIPD25), held in November 2019 by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).   Aznague is the sole member representing the youth of the Arab region within this High Level Commission, co-chaired by ¬†Jakaya Kikwete,

Sahrawi NGO Questions HRC on Slavery Practices Suffered by Women in Tindouf Camps

Geneva – The Sahara Center for Studies and Research on Development and Human Rights questioned, on Wednesday, the Human Rights Council (HRC) about slavery practices suffered by women in the Tindouf camps on Algerian soil.   Speaking by videoconference as part of a debate on slavery, on the occasion of the 45th session of the

FM Meets with European Commissioner for Neighborhood and Enlargement

Rabat – Minister of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccans Abroad Nasser Bourita held talks, on Thursday by telephone, with the European Commissioner for Neighborhood and Enlargement Oliver Varhelyi.   This meeting, which is part of the strategic partnership uniting the Kingdom of Morocco and the European Union, touched on the development of bilateral relations,

Tourism: SG of UNWTO Promises “Historic” 24th General Assembly in Marrakech

Tbilisi – The 24th General Assembly of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) that Marrakech will host in 2021 will be “historic”, said on Wednesday in Tbilisi its Secretary General Zurab Pololikashvili.   “The next UNWTO General Assembly will be historic. We will do our best to make it one of the most successful post-pandemic events,”

Morocco Elected Member of UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

New York (United Nations) – Morocco was elected on Monday in the person of Professor Mohamed Amarti to represent Africa as a member of the United Nations Committee on economic, social and cultural rights for a period of four years, starting on January 1, 2021.   The election of Morocco to this extremely important Committee