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Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage – Africa

UNESCO: New inscriptions concerning Africa by the 9th Session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage (24 – 28 November 2014) Composed of 24 States and elected by the General Assembly of the States Parties to the 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, the Intergovernmental Committee […]

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UN Committee on the Rights of the Child to review Venezuela, Morocco, Fiji, Singapore, Hungary, Croatia

GENEVA, Switzerland, August 25, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The UN Committee on the Rights of the Child is meeting in Geneva from 1-19 September to review children’s rights in the following countries:
Venezuela (1-2 Sep); Morocco (3-4…

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Chile, China and Morocco join others in moving closer to eradicating hunger

Chile, China and Morocco join others in moving closer to eradicating hunger / FAO recognizes Chile, China and Morocco as the latest in a growing list of countries to reduce hunger, but urges stronger efforts to eradicate undernourishment ROME, Italy, June 16, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Chile, China and Morocco today won recognition from […]

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Digital LED illumination in Casablanca by Philips

  Philips revitalizes historic Wilaya City Hall of Casablanca with spectacular digital LED illumination CASABLANCA, Morocco, May 29, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ —   Philips continues to be a strategic partner in supporting Morocco’s ambitions to save energy with breakthrough energy-efficient LED lighting innovations  21st century LED Technology to highlight city icon   Royal Philips […]

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Morocco : UN Human Rights Chief to visit

UN Human Rights Chief to visit Morocco, 26-29 May 2014 at the invitation of His Majesty King Mohamed VI. GENEVA, Switzerland, May 26, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ —   In Rabat, Pillay will meet with His Majesty King Mohammed VI, the Prime Minister, and Ministers of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Justice and Freedoms, Interior and the […]

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Statement by IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde at the Conclusion of her Visit to Morocco

  Statement by IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde at the Conclusion of her Visit to Morocco RABAT, Morocco, May 10, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Ms. Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), made the following statement today in Rabat: “It is a great pleasure to return to Morocco, home of many […]

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IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde to Visit Morocco, Jordan and Participate in a High-Level Conference in Amman

WASHINGTON, May 5, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Ms. Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), will visit North Africa and the Middle East from May 7-12, 2014. Ms. Lagarde will start her trip by visiting Morocco on May 7-9 to meet with the authorities, including the Head of the Government, Mr. […]

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UK / FCO Minister visits Morocco

LONDON, United-Kingdom, September 12, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Alistair Burt re-emphasises UK support for Moroccan reform, and looks to continued international co-operation and closer economic ties.   On 11 September, Foreign and Commonwealth Office Minister for the Middle East and North Africa Alistair Burt visited Morocco. Mr Burt held official meetings with the Head […]

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Federal Councillor Didier Burkhalter on official working visit to Morocco

BERN, Switzerland, September 5, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Federal Councillor Didier Burkhalter will make an official working visit to Morocco on Friday 6 September 2013. It is the first official visit of a head of Swiss diplomacy to the country. Mr Burkhalter will meet with the Moroccan minister for foreign affairs and cooperation, Saad-Eddine […]

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Morocco – The IMF Executive Board Completes the Second Review

The IMF Executive Board Completes the Second Review Under a PLL Arrangement for Morocco RABAT, Morocco, August 1, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) today completed the second review of Morocco’s performance under an economic program supported by a two-year Precautionary Liquidity Line (PLL) arrangement and reaffirmed […]

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Morocco National Day

WASHINGTON, July 29, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Press Statement John Kerry Secretary of State Washington, DC July 29, 2013   On behalf of President Obama and the American people, I offer warm wishes to King Mohammed VI and the Moroccan people as you celebrate your national day this July 30. When Morocco granted American […]

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UN human rights expert urges Morocco to adopt a victim-centred approach to fight human trafficking

GENEVA, Switzerland, June 25, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The United Nations Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons, especially women and children, Joy Ngozi Ezeilo, called on the Government of Morocco to work on ensuring victim-centred approach to combating trafficking in persons.   Ms. Ezeilo’s remarks came at the end of her first official visit […]

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