Morocco Current Affairs - 2019

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World Heritage Day 2019

April 18 was observed as the World Heritage Day 2019 with the theme Rural Landscapes. The theme Rural Landscapes is related to the theme of the 2019 International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) Scientific Symposium on Rural heritage to be held at Marrakesh, Morocco in October. World Heritage Site UNESCO defines a World Heritage Read More…

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Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration adopted at UN Conference in Marrakesh, Morocco

Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration was adopted by 164 nations including India at Intergovermental Conference to adopt this compact held under auspices of United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) at Marrakesh, Morocco. It is first intergovernmental agreement to cover wide-ranging dimensions of international migration in holistic and comprehensive manner and agreed upon by Read More…

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Mohammed VI-B: Morocco launches its second earth observation satellite

Morocco successfully launched its second earth observation satellite named Mohammed VI-B on board of Arianespace Vega rocket from launch pad at Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana in South America.  It will be placed at same orbit as its twin satellite Mohammed 6-A, the first Moroccan satellite launched in November 2017 also on Vega Read More…

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US, Morocco launch GCTF Terrorist Travel Initiative to curb terrorist travel

United States and Morocco have launched GCTF Terrorist Travel Initiative under auspices of Global Counterterrorism Forum (GCTF). The initiative brings together stakeholders to share expertise on developing and implementing effective counterterrorism watchlisting and screening tools. It was launched on sidelines of United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) session in New York. GCTF Terrorist Travel Initiative The Read More…

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Cuba and Morocco re-establish diplomatic ties after 37 years

Guided by the mutual will to develop friendly relations, Cuba and Morocco has signed an agreement to re-establish diplomatic ties after a time period of 37 years. The two governments have also agreed to forge political, economic and cultural cooperation. The agreement to this effect was signed at the headquarters of the Permanent Mission of Read More…

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Union Cabinet approves India’s approach to climate change negotiations at COP22 to UNFCCC

The Union Cabinet approved India’s approach to Climate Change Negotiations at the 22 Conference of Parties (COP) to United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), held in Marrakesh, Morocco in November 2016. The approval aims to safeguard interest of poor and vulnerable groups by laying stress on adaptation, damage and loss while protecting the Read More…

Month:  Categories: Environment & BiodiversityGovernance & Politics

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Abdelilah Bekirane elected as Prime minister of Morocco

Abdelilah Bekirane was re-appointed as the Prime Minister of Morocco for second term. Benkirane has been serving as Prime Minister since November 2011. It was officially announced by Mohammed VI, the king of Morocco after Benkirane’s Islamic Justice and Development Party (PJD) emerged victorious in recent general election. Now PM Bekirane will now reach out Read More…

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