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New Permanent Representative of Morocco presents Credentials

The new Permanent Representative of Morocco to the United Nations (Vienna), Azzeddine Farhane, presented his credentials today to the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV), Yury Fedotov. During his career, Mr. Farhane, has served in various capacities, among them: Ambassador to Vietnam (2016 - 2019); General Director…

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Source: Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Trade Promotion of the Republic of Malta |

60 young debaters from the Middle East, North Africa, Europe and the Balkans met in Malta to debate a sustainable 2030 future

The overall objective of the Young Mediterranean voices programme is to empower young people to enhance a culture of dialogue to contribute to public policy

“It is our duty to build the next generation of Euro-Mediterranean dialogue leaders to transform debate into action for a sustainable future. This was stated by the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Promotion Carmelo Abela in his address at the 1st Euro-Med Debate and Policy Forum. Held in Malta for the first…

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International Organization for Migration (IOM), Experts Gather on Environmental Migration, Climate-Resilient Reintegration of Returning Migrants

The workshop was generously supported by the Government of France, the IOM Development Fund, and organized in partnership with the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS)

In West Africa, environmental challenges are widely believed to drive migration from rural areas, where livelihoods are largely dependent on natural resources (agriculture, mining and fisheries).   Simultaneously, these challenges impact the sustainability of reintegration for returned migrants, limiting their livelihood options and the availability of natural resources, such as water…

Source: Africa Regional Media Hub |

Security Working Group of the U.S.-Morocco Strategic Dialogue

Delegations from the United States and Morocco reaffirmed their ongoing commitment to strengthening counterterrorism cooperation

On July 3, 2019, the United States and Morocco convened a working group of the U.S.-Morocco Strategic Dialogue in Washington, D.C., in order to expand our existing security cooperation efforts. Ambassador Nathan A. Sales, the Coordinator for Counterterrorism, co-chaired the meeting with Director of the Moroccan Ministry of Foreign Affairs…

Bench Events
Source: Bench Events |

Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF) will generate $millions for Addis, $billions for Africa

Independent report reveals the economic impact of Africa’s top hotel conference

An independent assessment by the international tourism advisory expert, Martin Jansen van Vuuren, a partner at Futureneer Advisors (www.FutureneerAdvisors.com), has quantified the significant economic benefits to host countries of the influential Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF). He reveals that when AHIF returns to Addis Ababa at the end of September,…

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Source: National Basketball Association (NBA) |

NBA and Agence Française de Développement expand Jr. NBA program in Morocco as part of Multiyear Partnership

2011 NBA Champion Ian Mahinmi Attends Jr. NBA Clinic and Unveiling of New Basketball Court in Zenata, Morocco

The National Basketball Association (NBA) (https://www.NBA.com/) and the Agence Française de Développement (AFD), France’s inclusive public development bank committed to financing and technical assistance for projects that improve the lives of people in developing and emerging economies, today unveiled a new basketball court in Zenata, Morocco and will expand the…

Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD)
Source: Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) |

The Steering Group meeting of International Development Finance Club (IDFC)

The meeting was hosted by the Moroccan Caisse de Dépôt et de Gestion (CDG Group) in Morocco’s economic capital, Casablanca

On 26th June 2019, Mr. Ayman Amin Sejiny, the CEO of ICD, has attended the IDFC Steering Group meeting. The meeting was hosted by the Moroccan Caisse de Dépôt et de Gestion (CDG Group) in Morocco’s economic capital, Casablanca. Mr. Ayman Sejiny delivered opening remarks and expressed his high expectations…

Source: Council of the European Union |

EU-Morocco Association Council, 27/06/2019

Combating climate change and cooperation on environmental issues will also be on the agenda, as will strengthening regional and Euro-African cooperation

The Association Council will discuss the reinvigoration of relations between the EU and Morocco. In its conclusions of 20 June 2019, the European Council welcomed the renewed impetus given to EU-Morocco relations. The meeting will be chaired by the High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini. Nasser Bourita, Moroccan Minister for Foreign…

Averda
Source: Averda |

Averda Signs Four Seven-Year Contracts in Casablanca, Morocco

Averda with fresh ideas and new services for Casablanca

Averda (https://www.Averda.com/), the leading international environmental services provider, has been awarded four seven-year contracts in Casablanca, Morocco, commencing in June 2019 following its commitment to investing in new technologies, people, services and equipment. The contracts are for the four districts of Sidi Bernoussi, Ain Sebaa-Hay Mohamadi, Ain Chock and Hay…

Source: UK Department for International Trade |

Northern healthcare firms target new opportunities in Africa

Health sector businesses from the Northern Powerhouse could benefit from new export opportunities across Africa thanks to a recent trade mission led by Department for International Trade (DIT)

Businesses including Yorkshire’s Sunflower Medical and Medasil were amongst 16 firms from the north that travelled to trade fair Africa Health 2019 in South Africa as part of a mission organised by DIT and Medilink UK, the UK’s largest association of Life Sciences and Medical Technology companies. This comes as…