Sustainable Development: Morocco, Italy Ink MoU to Strengthen Cooperation

Concluded on the sidelines of the 8th conference of Rome MED – Mediterranean Dialogue, the MoU was initialed by the Minister of Energy Transition and Sustainable Development, Leila Benali, and her Italian counterpart, Gilberto Pichetto Fratin, in the presence of the Ambassador of the Kingdom in Rome, Youssef Balla.   This memorandum is a new opportunity to strengthen the cooperation […]

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Majesty King Mohammed VI, may God assist Him, chaired, on Saturday December 03, 2022 at the Royal Palace

“His Majesty King Mohammed VI, may God assist Him, chaired, on Saturday December 03, 2022 at the Royal Palace in Rabat, the presentation ceremony of the new green investment program of the OCP Group (2023-2027) and the signing of the relevant protocol agreement between the government and OCP group.   The ceremony is part of the proactive orientation promoted by […]

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Morocco Chairs Association of Mediterranean Energy Regulators

In this way, Bardach takes over after Petrit Ahmeti, the President of the Albanian Regulator, for the next two years, says an ANRE press release, noting that the election took place during the 34th General Assembly of MEDREG.   The election of Bardach as President of MEDREG is a recognition of Morocco’s remarkable progress made under the High Guidance of […]

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Morocco Reports 145 New COVID-19 Cases over Past 24 Hours

A total of 24,915,992 people have received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, while the number of fully vaccinated people (1st and 2nd doses) has reached 23,416,156, the ministry pointed out in its daily COVID-19 bulletin, noting that 6,860,184 people have received the third dose of the vaccine, while 56,629 people have received the fourth dose.   According to […]

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Countries split on plastics treaty focus as UN talks close

The first round of negotiations on a global plastics treaty ended on Friday with agreement to end plastic pollution but a split on whether goals and efforts should be global and mandatory, or voluntary and country-led.   More than 2,000 delegates from 160 countries, meeting in Uruguay in the first of a planned five sessions of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee […]

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No less than 5600 runners representing 30 countries will take part in the three races of the Comar Tunis-Carthage marathon, organised Sunday on the theme “let’s run for a green Tunisia”. The three flagship races featuring in the program of this 35th edition are the 5 km open to all, the half marathon of 21 km and the marathon of 42 km dedicated to professional runners. At a previous press conference, the organizers of the Marathon announced the participation in the marathon event of more than 800 runners including, from Algeria and other big names from Kenya and Ethiopia, while 2640 runners will take part in the half marathon, 445 participants will compete in the race for children and 1696 will be in the race for all. Prizes of 7000 dinars will be awarded to the winners of the races, with a special prize of 3000 dinars for the records achieved. Organisers said this edition will be devoted to awareness and promotion of the environment, through a major tree planting campaign in forests ravaged by wildfires in recent months. This will be done by earmarking a dinar on each registration fee or the Marathon to plant 26674 trees. Regarding the activities planned on the sidelines of the marathon, the organisers have scheduled a series of cultural and leisure activities dedicated to all ages at Habib Bourguiba Avenue, in addition to a race for young people and their families through a circuit crossing much of Mohamed V Avenue. Source: Tap News Agency

Russia is likely planning to encircle the Donetsk Oblast town of Bakhmut with tactical advances to the north and south, Britain’s defence ministry said on Saturday.   The capture of the town would have limited operational value but it can potentially allow Russia to threaten Kramatorsk and Sloviansk, the ministry added in a daily intelligence update.   “There is a […]

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No regime can limit UGTT’s scope of action (Noureddine Taboubi)

No regime (current, previous or future) can limit the scope of the UGTT’s action, Secretary General of the Tunisian General Labour Union (UGTT) Noureddine Taboubi said.   Despite the smear campaigns and attempts to damage the credibility of the UGTT and its activists, the union will remain a force for proposal, initiative, balance and pressure, and a key player in […]

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