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EU’s growing role as a “soft power” aids Human Rights in #Morocco

EU’s growing role as a “soft power” aids Human Rights in #Morocco

| June 27, 2018

A report on human rights and democracy in Morocco shows the EU’s growing role as a “soft power” – writes Colin Stevens. The report, by Human Rights Without Frontiers Int’l, a leading Brussels-based rights organisation, was published in the European Parliament on Tuesday. A conference where it was dissiminated was hosted by S&D and ALDE groups in the European Parliament. Ilhan […]

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Fisheries partnership is crucial for #EU-Morocco relations, say MEPs

Fisheries partnership is crucial for #EU-Morocco relations, say MEPs

| February 21, 2018

While waiting for the ruling of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) on 27 February, MEPs pointed out that the renewal of the EU-Morocco fisheries partnership agreement is essential for not only the mutual economic benefits, but also the EU-Morocco partnership concerning other important issues, such as migration and fighting against terrorism. “This is a […]

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#EU – #Morocco Fisheries Agreement is beneficial for both sides, says human rights group

#EU – #Morocco Fisheries Agreement is beneficial for both sides, says human rights group

| February 16, 2018

  Willy Fautré, director of Human Rights Without Frontiers (HRWF), has said that the EU-Morocco Fisheries Partnership Agreement has brought benefits for both sides, and the renewal of the agreement will provide good opportunities for the EU to promote human rights in Morocco. “The Fisheries Agreement is one of the important mechanisms in which concerns […]

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#Morocco – European Commission urged to press ahead with a new fishery agreement with Rabat

#Morocco – European Commission urged to press ahead with a new fishery agreement with Rabat

| January 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

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#Oceana: EU’s external fishing fleet to become the most transparent, accountable and sustainable globally following legal reform

#Oceana: EU’s external fishing fleet to become the most transparent, accountable and sustainable globally following legal reform

Oceana, Environmental Justice Foundation and WWF have welcomed a new regulation announced yesterday governing the European Union’s extensive external fishing fleet, which operates across the globe and is responsible for 28% of the EU’s total fish catches. After almost two years of negotiations, more than 23,000 vessels will need to follow the same sustainability standards, […]

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#UfM at #COP22: Driving a shared Mediterranean Agenda for climate action

#UfM at #COP22: Driving a shared Mediterranean Agenda for climate action

| November 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Secretariat of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) is actively participating in this year’s COP22, designated as the “COP of Action”, to launch specific regional initiatives and projects aimed at helping achieve the Paris Agreement targets in the Euro-Mediterranean region. The Union for the Mediterranean and the European Commission will launch the UfM Renewable […]

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Commission proposes first research partnership in #Mediterranean to increase food and water sustainability

Commission proposes first research partnership in #Mediterranean to increase food and water sustainability

| October 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Commission proposed first research partnership of its kind in the Mediterranean Area to develop much-needed novel solutions for sustainable water management and food production. Today the Commission has presented a proposal for a Partnership for Research and Innovation in the Mediterranean Area – PRIMA. The first partnership of its kind in the Mediterranean basin […]

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