Morocco Stresses the Contribution of Marrakesh Compact on Migration

Nasser Bourita

Minister of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccans Abroad, Nasser Bourita Speaking at a High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development convened by the UN Economic and Social Council, Nasser Bourita the Foreign Minister of Morocco stressed the importance of  continuing the implementation of the Marrakesh Compact. The Marrakesh Compact represents an open informal group…

Morocco and the EU to Establish “Green Partnership”

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The Kingdom of Morocco and the EU have launched a joint political declaration of their intention to establish a “Green Partnership” initiative.  The declaration was announced at a high level event bringing together Mr. Nasser Bourita, Minister of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccans residing abroad, Mr. Mohamed Benchaâboun, Minister of the Economy, Finance and…

Short Sighted Spanish Resolution in Parliament Escalates Bilateral Tension with Morocco

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Parliament has adopted a resolution on the human rights situation at the Spanish/Moroccan border, alleging that the Moroccan authorities created an artificial migratory crisis in Ceuta. The Resolution alleges Morocco has used border control and migration, and unaccompanied minors in particular, as deliberate political pressure against Spain.  The resolution stated that an unprecedented surge in…

Morocco Tackles Migration

Morocco Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Acting decisively on information received from the EU, HM King Mohammed VI of Morocco has ordered  his Ministers in charge of the Interior and Foreign Affairs to resolve questions related to illegal migration by unaccompanied Moroccan minors in Europe. A statement from the Ministries of the Interior and of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccans…

Polisario Scolded for Abusing New Zealand’s Legal System

The Moroccan Sahara

Last year lobbyists working for the separatist Polisario movement lodged documents in the New Zealand high court saying that the New Zealand Superannuation Fund (NZSF), with $45 billion under management, unlawfully invested in farms that use phosphate from the southern provinces of Morocco, and interests in companies operating in the Moroccan Sahara. Fertiliser companies Ravensdown…

EU Partnership with the Mediterranean Neighbourhood

Commenting on the European Commission’s recent communication on its partnership with the Southern Neighbourhood countries, the Moroccan Foreign Minister, Nasser Bourita said that he believes that the strategy lays the foundations for a new post-Covid-19 relationship between the European Union and Morocco, provided that Europeans do not take decisions affecting the southern shore of the Mediterranean without…

EU-Morocco Partnership

Morocco has been recognised as having tremendous potential to help to progress the EU’s New Green Deal strategy in Africa, through the country’s experience in the development of renewable energy projects, in partnership with EU suppliers. Earlier today, in the framework of regular consultations between EU and Morocco, the Moroccan Minister of Foreign Affairs, African…

The Future of Western Sahara

Louis Michel, Former State Minister, and Jacques Brotchi, honorary Président of the Belgium Senate issued the following joint communiqué today. “In politics, “momentum” is decisive. It makes us understand the need to go along with history. This is why we ask ourselves the question of the future of Western Sahara tossed around over the years,…

Morocco Ranked 5th in World for Clean Innovation

According to newly published research, Morocco is ranked 5th in the world for clean innovation. The index is produced by MIT and published in “The Green Future Index” sponsored by Salesforce, Citrix, and Morgan Stanley.  The research was conducted through in-depth secondary research and analysis as well as interviews with global experts on climate change,…