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Aimee Cutrona Arrives as United States Embassy Morocco Charge d’Affaires

Before arriving in Rabat, she last served in Washington, D.C. as the Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Levant Affairs

Aimee Cutrona, a career member of the United States Senior Foreign Service, became Charge d’Affaires at the U.S. Embassy in Morocco today, following the departure of former Charge d’Affaires David Greene in July. Before arriving in Rabat, she last served in Washington, D.C. as the Deputy Assistant Secretary of State…

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Release of 2021 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices

The U.S. Mission recognizes the positive steps that the Moroccan government took to provide free and fair elections, recognized by the international community

On April 12, the U.S. Department of State released the annual Country Reports on Human Rights Practices, which includes Morocco. The U.S. Mission in Morocco follows human rights throughout the country and works closely with the Government of Morocco, as well as with other partners such as the National Council…

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Embassy delegation visits U.S. government-supported economic development projects in Dakhla and Laayoune

The capstone of the four-day trip was a graduation ceremony for 50 young Dakhla entrepreneurs

A delegation of U.S. Embassy staff traveled to Laayoune and Dakhla this week to meet with beneficiaries of economic development programs supported by the U.S. Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) – including the DakhlaConnect and LaayouneConnect digital platforms, as well as a separate workforce skills training program for unemployed youth…

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    • U.S. and Morocco Launch Partnership to Preserve the Kingdom’s Diverse Cultural Heritage
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U.S. and Morocco Launch Partnership to Preserve the Kingdom’s Diverse Cultural Heritage

This $3 million program, called the Religious and Ethnic Minorities Activity (REMA), will involve multiple communities in five cities

 U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires David Greene joined H.E. André Azoulay, Senior Advisor to H.M. King Mohamed VI, at Bayt Dakira in Essaouira to launch a three-year USAID program aimed at recording and sharing hundreds of stories that capture the Kingdom’s rich multicultural history.  This $3 million program, called the Religious and…

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    • The Tangier American Legation Institute for Moroccan Studies (TALIM) Appoints Jennifer Rasamimanana Resident Director
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The Tangier American Legation Institute for Moroccan Studies (TALIM) Appoints Jennifer Rasamimanana Resident Director

The American Legation is a vital, tangible symbol of the more than 200 years of friendship between Morocco and the United States

The Board of Directors of the Tangier American Legation Institute for Moroccan Studies (TALIM) announces the appointment of Jennifer Rasamimanana as its Resident Director.  “With her language skills, diplomatic and cultural experience, and vision, Jennifer Rasamimanana is ideal to lead the Tangier American Legation at this historic juncture,” said Board President Dale F. Eickelman.   A United States diplomat for…

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    • FAR and U.S. Military Conclude 6-Year Joint Program to Counter Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Threats
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FAR and U.S. Military Conclude 6-Year Joint Program to Counter Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Threats

U.S. and Moroccan military personnel participated in Maroc Mantlet, the premier disaster planning and preparedness exercise in the Kingdom

Morocco’s armed forces are now a regional leader in confronting chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear threats, following a $16-million, six-year program with the U.S.  Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) that officially ended in a ceremony today in Kenitra.  The Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction (CWMD) Security Cooperation Engagement Program trained a FAR company to detect, identify and secure chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) hazards, using the…

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COVID-19 Information: Morocco has three confirmed cases of COVID-19 within its borders

Morocco confirmed its first case of COVID-19 in Casablanca in an individual who had recently traveled to Morocco from Italy

Country-Specific Information: Morocco has three confirmed cases of COVID-19 within its borders. On March 2, 2020, Morocco confirmed its first case of COVID-19 in Casablanca in an individual who had recently traveled to Morocco from Italy.  A second case, also thought to originate in Italy, was confirmed on March 5,…

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Guidebook for Moroccan Handicraft Exporters

The guide aims to help artisans, particularly rural women, and handicraft businesses take full advantage of the US-Morocco free trade agreement

The U.S. Mission to Morocco is pleased to announce the publication of this guidebook for Moroccan handicraft exporters.  Produced in partnership with the United States Department of Commerce’s Commercial Law Development Program (CLDP), the guide aims to help artisans, particularly rural women, and handicraft businesses take full advantage of the US-Morocco free trade…

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Security Alert – U.S. Consulate General Casablanca, Morocco

U.S. citizens to maintain a high level of vigilance and practice good situational awareness

Location:  Morocco, countrywide Event:  Due to heightened tensions in Iraq and the region, the U.S. Embassy in Rabat and the U.S. Consulate General in Casablanca strongly encourage U.S. citizens to maintain a high level of vigilance and practice good situational awareness. While we are not aware of specific, credible threats…