Amid Severe Instability in Sahel, Joint Force Needs More Predictable Funding, Global Support to Combat Violent Extremism, Peace Operations Chief Tells Security Council

Amid a persistently unstable security situation punctuated by alarming terrorist attacks, troops deployed to combat violent extremism in the Sahel region need more predictable funding and broader international support, the United Nations senior peace operations official told the Security Council today. Jean-Pierre Lacroix, Under-Secretary-General for Peace Operations, presented the Secretary‑General’s latest report on the activities of the Joint Force of […]

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UN Official Urges Reform Measures Amid Crisis In Lebanon

A senior UN official, yesterday warned that, Lebanon may be turned into a “failing state” if the government does not succeed in implementing quick and serious reform measures, amid the current unprecedented financial crisis. “The prime minister should exercise his authority and move the country forward. There is no time to waste,” said Olivier De Schutter, UN Special Rapporteur on […]

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WHO Chief: ‘Scandal’ of COVID Vaccine Disparity Must Stop

The head of the World Health Organization said Friday that every day, six times more COVID-19 boosters are administered than primary doses in low-income countries. WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus also said in a press briefing that countries with the highest vaccine coverage “continue to stockpile more vaccines,” while “low-income countries continue to wait” for the shots. “This is a […]

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Morocco to Host 9th International Conference on Renewable and Sustainable Energy on Nov. 23-27

This landmark event, placed under the aegis of the Ministry of Energy Transition and Sustainable Development, is organized by the Mediterranean Space for Technology and Innovation (MSTI), in partnership with the Moroccan Agency for Sustainable Energy (MASEN), Mohammed V University in Rabat, Abdelmalek Essaadi University in Tetouan and several other national and international bodies, says a statement by the organizers. […]

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Chilean News Outlet Highlights Morocco’s ‘Excellent Potential for Renewable Energy Production’

The Chilean publication points out that “Morocco ranked fifth in the world, followed by Chile, in the 2022 edition of the prestigious CCPI ranking, after Denmark, Sweden, Norway and the United Kingdom.” According to the CCPI 2022 report, Morocco is recognized as an “ambitious leader” in international climate negotiations, continues the Chilean media, which highlights the upward trend in renewable […]

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