Rabat - The 31st AU summit has approved Morocco’s bid to join the Consultative Group of Foreign Ministers on the institutional reform of the union.
Rabat – The 31st AU summit has approved Morocco’s bid to join the Consultative Group of Foreign Ministers on the institutional reform of the union.
The executive council of the 31st Summit of Heads of State has approved four Moroccan bids for positions in international organizations.
According to the decision of the executive council, the positions include Hassan Talib’s requests to join the Committee on Legalization of the International Telecommunication Union from 2019 to 2022.
Morocco was also approved to join the Board of Governors of the International Atomic Energy Agency for 2018-2020.
Morocco also applied to host the 24th session of the General Assembly of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) in Marrakech in 2021. The host will be chosen on the sidelines of the 23rd session of the UNWTO’s General Assembly in Russia in 2019.
The 31st AU Summit also approved the request of Morocco to join the Consultative Group of Foreign Ministers on the institutional reform of the Union and to increase the number of members of this group to 20 from its current 15 members.
The summit, which ended on Monday, July 2, focused on the means to curb corruption, which is hindering the development of the continent, as King Mohammed VI’s statement acknowledges.
Morocco’s foreign affairs minister represented Morocco at the summit and conveyed King Mohammed VI’s statement, which focused on corruption as a universal issue, its consequences, and Morocco’s strategy to solve it.
The King said that the fight against corruption is a priority and requires more efforts.
The sovereign added that the fight against corruption can be applied through “coordination of experience and the pooling of expertise.”