Tag: Morocco

#COVID-19 – European Union supports second repatriation flight of EU citizens from Morocco

#COVID-19 – European Union supports second repatriation flight of EU citizens from Morocco

| March 18, 2020

The EU continues to work around the clock to support the return of EU citizens stranded abroad. A second Austrian flight – co-financed by the European Commission via the EU Civil Protection Mechanism – has brought back a further 315 EU citizens from Morocco. This brings the total number of EU supported repatriations to 619 EU citizens […]

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#COVID-19 – European Union supports repatriation of EU citizens from #Morocco  

#COVID-19 – European Union supports repatriation of EU citizens from #Morocco  

| March 17, 2020

The European Union is working on all fronts to assist European citizens across the world who are affected by travel issues do to the COVID-19 outbreak. High Representative/Vice-President Josep Borrell (pictured) spoke to Morocco Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita on Sunday, 15 March, to address the situation of European citizens trying to return to Europe and […]

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#MohamedVIPolytechnic Moroccan University – With a vision

#MohamedVIPolytechnic Moroccan University – With a vision

| February 12, 2020

Morocco’s newest university is showing the way for Africa’s creative talent to develop innovative solutions to tackle climate change on the continent, writes James Wilson. The vision of the young dynamic Mohamed VI Polytechnic University of Morocco is to deliver the next generation of entrepreneurs in engineering, architecture, agriculture and science. The philosophy of the […]

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EU boosting support to #Morocco with new programmes worth €389 million

EU boosting support to #Morocco with new programmes worth €389 million

| December 31, 2019

The European Commission is adopting new co-operation programmes worth €389 million in support of the Kingdom of Morocco, in order to support reforms, inclusive development and border management and work towards developing a ‘Euro-Moroccan partnership for shared prosperity’. The High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice President of the […]

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EU funding for #Morocco showing limited results so far, say auditors

EU funding for #Morocco showing limited results so far, say auditors

| December 11, 2019

EU financial aid for Morocco, delivered through direct transfers to its treasury from 2014 to 2018, provided limited added value and ability to support reforms in the country, according to a new report from the European Court of Auditors (ECA). The European Commission addressed the needs identified in national and EU strategies, but it spread […]

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Moroccan King pardons journalist Hajar Raissouni

Moroccan King pardons journalist Hajar Raissouni

| October 18, 2019

Moroccan female journalist Hajar Raissouni has been pardoned by Morocco’s King Mohammed VI. Raissouni, 28, left a prison on Wednesday together with her fiancé. Raissouni, her fiancé and a doctor were found guilty of various charges including “illegal abortion” and were sentenced to prison. Her fiancé and the doctor have also been pardoned. A statement […]

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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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