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Does Moroccan Media Really Put Our Cultural Identity at Stake?

Fez - In the light of what is going on in the so-called national media, this title comes as a reaction to the necessity of questioning the hidden agendas of our media, particularly those presented on national TV involving foreign programs. These programs are produced in different contexts for audiences with different languages, lifestyles, ways of thinking, norms, and values—audiences who, in one way or ano ...

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I Will Not Use My Father’s Position to Obtain a Job: Abdelilah Benkirane’s Daughter

Rabat - Soumia Benkirane, the daughter of the current Head of Government, Abdelilah Benkirane, has reportedly made it clear she will not use her father’s post to obtain a job. In an interview with Al Arabia, Soumia Benkirane, who has a degree in Islamic studies, said that she refused to use her father’s position as the Moroccan head of government to get a job. "Some relatives and friends were wondering why ...

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New Network for Youth Policy Experts in Africa Launched in Baku, Azerbaijan

Rabat - Africa has made history. During the closing session of the First Global Forum on Youth Policies, held in Baku, Azerbaijan that was held on October 28–30, the birth of the African Network of Youth Policy Experts (AfriNYPE) was announced, the goal of which is to advance the cause of youth policies in the region. The network was announced at the closing plenary session attended by over 700 invited dele ...

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Moroccan Experience in Youth Policy Presented at UN Global Forum

Baku – Azerbaijan - Two Moroccan civil society and youth policy specialists, Karima Rhanem and Yassine Isbouia, recently took part as panelists at the first ever United Nations-backed Global Forum on Youth Policies. The forum, held in Baku, Azerbaijan from October 27 to 30, brought together over 700 participants from over 165 countries. Youth Ministers, experts, advocates, civil society members, and represe ...

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Marrakech: Atlantic Dialogues Forum Strengthens Transatlantic Relations

Marrakech - The Atlantic Dialogues forum was held on October 24-26 in Marrakech to strengthen the transatlantic relations and to select the 50 emerging leaders of the Atlantic Basin Under the High Patronage of King Mohammed VI, the Atlantic Dialogues gathered some of the most influential public and private sector leaders from around the Atlantic basin for high level panels and open discussion on cross-regio ...

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Sahrawi-Born Spanish Woman Escapes From Tindouf Camps

Rabat - Mahjouba Mohamed Hamdidaf, the young Saharawi who was held against her will in the Tindouf camps in Algeria, managed to escape from the camps on Tuesday, according to El Mundo. As soon as she left the camps, the young Spanish citizen took refuge in the Spanish consulate in Algiers. She is expected to return to Spain later today. Mahjouba retrieved her freedom with the help of a group of friends who ...

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France: Blind Moroccan Student Wins First Prize of Spelling competition

Rabat- A 12-year-old Moroccan student won first prize in a French spelling competition, despite being blind. On October 19, the European Coordination Centre 'Autonome Sahara Marocain' (CESAM) in Vandoeuvre-lès-Nancy, where the father of the brilliant student works, celebrated the talented student’s success. The representatives of the association awarded the student in June. Anas El Filali, a student at the ...

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Uproar After Algerian Woman Accused Moroccans of Sorcery

Rabat - An Algerian woman launched a backlash of commentary on social media in Morocco after she said on live TV, “Moroccans are known for doing sorcery.” Kenza Morsli, an Algerian participant made the statement in an episode of Star Academy, a reality show broadcast from Lebanon. The broadcast of the episode was cut off as soon as the Algerian woman made statement. Later in the show, Morsli reported to a m ...

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Morocco Ranks Second in Enactus World Cup 2014

Marrakech - Spurred on by their leadership, and education and citizenship maxims of "Tell me and I forget, show me and I may remember, involve me and I will remember" and "Give a man a fish, he eats for a day; teach him to fish, he eats every day,” respectively, Moroccan Enactus engineering students headed to China and became the pride of their country. Morocco took part along with 35 other countries in the ...

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Advancing State-Civil Society Relationships in Morocco

Rabat - The Faculty of Law of Mohammed V University at Souissi in Rabat was the locus of an engaging workshop hosted by the Marti Ahtisaari Centre (a Presidential initiative of Former Finland President & Nobel Prize Winner Marti Ahtisaari), in conjunction with the Ministry in charge of Relations with Civil Society & Parliament, on September 26-27, 2014. Under the theme “Public Participation in Polic ...

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Marrakech GES Summit: Workshop of Mentoring for Women Entrepreneurs

Olathe, Kansas- The annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) (November 19-21, 2014), in Marrakech, will feature a workshop that will focus on the advancement of women entrepreneurs. King Mohammed VI and President Obama determined that the annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit would be hosted in Morocco this year, showcasing Morocco’s marvelous history, heritage, and growing economic engine, on the world ...

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Qrita and McDonald’s: An Inspirational Story

By Abderrahim Boualy Ouarzazate - Abdellah Elhaloui, a professor at Cadi Ayaad University and the director of the American Corner Marrakech recounted a very inspirational story entitled “Qrita and McDonald’s” during the North Africa International Model United Nations (NAIMUN) conference, which was held in Marrakech from September 26 to 28, 2014. He was among the experts coming from different universities an ...

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