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Morocco’s migrants treatment under spotlight after UN conference

Morocco’s treatment of sub-Saharan African migrants returned to the spotlight this week as the North African country hosted a two-day intergovernmental conference on migration. Leaders from 164 UN member states on Monday agreed to adopt the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (GCM) in Marrakech despite opposition and …

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The King and UN Secretary General Discuss Maghreb, Sahara, Africa… issues

King Mohammed VI received, Tuesday afternoon, at the Royal Palace of Rabat, the UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres. The two men discussed several topical issues, including the intergovernmental Conference on migration, the situation in the Maghreb region and the African continent, and the Moroccan Sahara. When touching on the Sahara …

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Trade Committee advocates lower tariffs in Western Sahara

A proposal to lower tariffs in the territory of Western Sahara to the same level as Morocco, was backed by the International Trade Committee on Monday. The proposal was adopted by 25 votes to 9 with 2 abstentions after the European Commission and Morocco agreed on a traceability mechanism, upon …

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