Sec. Hillary Clinton, Canada’s Deputy PM Chrystia Freeland, Oprah Winfrey, Malala, Christine Lagarde, Michelle Obama & Global Women Leaders from Over 14 Countries Sign an Open Letter Calling for UN Action Against Iran

The Open Letter, Published in Sunday’s New York Times, Calls for the Immediate Expulsion of the Islamic Republic of Iran from the UN Commission on the Status of Women WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 30, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The world’s preeminent women leaders in business, politics, advocacy and the arts published an open letter in Sunday’s New York […]

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WFP Tunisia Country Brief, September 2022

In September 2022   WFP supported farming school gardens in Harrya and Fondok Debiche. The schools in Rouhia have started to produce vegetables, notably peppers, tomatoes, parsley and squash, which are used to prepare delicious, healthy and nutritious meals for the school children.   Operational Updates   WFP and the Ministry of Social Affairs held a working meeting to present […]

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Morocco’s Samir Jaouher Wins Casablanca International Marathon

Samir Jaouher beat his two compatriots Mustapha Haddadi (2:13:13) and Omar Chitachen (2:15:10).   In a statement to the press, Samir Jaouher stressed that his victory in the Casablanca International Marathon “is the result of several months of intensive training,” adding that “the race was difficult.”   In the women’s race, Kenyan Omyangui Jane Moraa Quizad came first, running the […]

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Children’s Climate Risk Index: Egypt Report

Children are at risk of climate change related hazards in the middle East and North Africa   Egypt scores highest in the region in children’s exposure to climate and environmental shocks   AMMAN, 30 October 2022 – Today, UNICEF released the Children’s Climate Risk Index (CCRI) in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Region with a special focus on […]

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UN: Morocco’s Amb. Warns Against Collusion of “polisario” with Iran to Destabilize North Africa

Replying to a question on reports of the acquisition by the “polisario” of Iranian drones, during his press conference held following the adoption by the Security Council of the resolution 2654 extending the mandate of Minurso for one year, Hilale warned that if this information proves true, three observations should be made.   “On the geopolitical level, it will be […]

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Meeting in Dakar of Socialist International Africa Committee with Moroccan Participation

Organized by the Senegalese Socialist Party (PS), the two-day meeting was attended by representatives of progressive political parties from about twenty African countries. The Moroccan delegation is composed of Khaoula Lachguar, Machij Elkarkari and Aicha El Gorji, member of the USFP Political Bureau.   The opening of the meeting, held after two years of absence of gathering of the Africa […]

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Dakar: Strong Moroccan Delegation Takes Part in 66th UIA Congress

This event, whose main theme is “The governance of mining and energy resources in Africa and beyond,” was an opportunity for the members of the delegation to consolidate the relations of Moroccan lawyers and Bars with representatives of various international Bars and world organizations.   During this meeting, the lawyers discussed two major themes namely the governance of mining and […]

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Stampede in Seoul: No Moroccan among the victims (Embassy)

“In the wake of the tragic stampede that occurred during the Halloween celebrations in Seoul-Itaewon on Saturday night, which left more than 150 dead and dozens injured, the Embassy of the Kingdom of Morocco in Seoul announces to all members of the Moroccan community in the Republic of Korea that it is in continuous contact with the Korean authorities and […]

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South Korea in mourning after crowd surge kills 153 at Halloween party

South Korea’s President Yoon Suk-yeol declared a period of national mourning on Sunday after a Halloween crush killed some 153 people in a packed nightlife area in Seoul.   Yoon expressed condolences to families of the victims, mostly teenagers and people in their 20s, and his wishes for a speedy recovery to the many injured in one of South Korea’s […]

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EU urges Moscow to revoke suspension of Ukraine grain deal

The European Union on Sunday called on Russia to reverse its decision to pull out of a U.N.-brokered deal that enabled Ukrainian grain exports via the Black Sea amid a global food crisis.   “Russia’s decision to suspend participation in the Black Sea deal puts at risk the main export route of much needed grain and fertilisers to address the […]

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