On 1 July 2013, WFP began implementing projects on national capacity development for school feeding in both Tunisia and Morocco with the aim of providing the governments with technical assistance in order to enhance their school feeding programmes.
In 2011, WFP re-opened an office in Tunisia to provide assistance during the Libya crisis. In 2003, WFP closed its office in Morocco.
An aid was delivered, on Monday, to Guinea as part of a Moroccan-Emirati partnership aiming at helping African countries in the fight against Ebola.
The aid consists of four-wheel drive cars, power generators and digital radiology equipment, the health ministry said in a statement.
The aid is delivered as part of a Moroccan-Emirati partnership signed last March to support African countries’ efforts to eliminate the Ebola pandemic.
Hier, jeudi 14 mai, aux alentours de 9h, les équipes MSF ont reçu un appel du centre de sauvetage en mer de Rome les informant qu’un bateau de pêche en bois transportant 300 personnes était en détresse.
Vers 11h, l’équipe a commencé sa mission de sauvetage qui s'est terminée aux alentours de 18h. Au total, les équipes de sauvetage en mer de MSFSea et MOAS (Migrant Offshore Aid Station) ont porté assistance aux 561 personnes entassées sur ce bateau.
Country is first in Arab world to develop a legal migration policy, but integration is stymied by racism
May 13, 2015 5:00AM ET
by Maggy Donaldson @maggydonaldson & Thalia Beaty @tkbeaty
RABAT, Morocco — Christian Wetemwami doesn’t know his mobile phone number, and his aid worker is teasing him about it. He’s in on the joke, but the incident reveals how precarious his life in Morocco is.
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Rabat, Maroc | AFP | mardi 12/05/2015 - 13:42 GMT
Les garde-côtes marocains ont empêché mardi 22 migrants de traverser illégalement le détroit de Gibraltar vers l'Espagne à bord d'embarcations de fortune, selon un communiqué des autorités.
Les gardes-côtes ont avorté "une tentative collective d’émigration illégale d'un groupe de 22 ressortissants originaires de pays d'Afrique subsaharienne", selon un communiqué de la préfecture de Tanger (nord) cité par l'agence MAP.
Rabat, Maroc | AFP | vendredi 08/05/2015 - 15:43 GMT
La marine royale marocaine a empêché plus d'une centaine de migrants de traverser illégalement le détroit de Gibraltar vers l'Espagne à bord d'embarcations de fortune au cours des derniers jours, ont annoncé les autorités de Tanger.
Vendredi, la marine royale a "réussi à faire échouer une tentative d’émigration illégale d'un groupe de 40 ressortissants de pays d'Afrique subsaharienne", a indiqué la préfecture de Tanger, citée par l'agence MAP.
Rabat, Morocco | AFP | Friday 5/8/2015 - 15:29 GMT
Morocco's navy on Friday prevented a group of 40 illegal migrants from crossing the Strait of Gibraltar on makeshift boats headed for Spain, the authorities in Tangiers said.
The authorities "succeeded in foiling an illegal attempt to emigrate by a group of 40 people of sub-Saharan origin", the MAP news agency reported the prefecture in Tangiers as saying.
End of February, the Bureau des Réfugiés et des Apatrides started the regularisation process of the refugees identified through UNHCR’s refugee status determination procedure after September 2013. At the end of March, 28 new refugees had been auditioned by the inter-ministerial Committee on regularisation and all were regularised.
679 Persons who have approached UNHCR Office to apply for asylum in 2015
987 Persons of concern who have been auditioned and/or regularised by the ad hoc Commission on Regularisation
141 Vulnerable households benefitting from regular cash assistance since January 2015
160 Refugees having benefitted from a vocational training or support to develop an income generating activity in 2014
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Le CPS a décidé d’intensifier ses efforts afin de trouver une solution au conflit au Sahara occidental.
Le président zimbabwéen et nouveau président de l’UA, Robert Mugabe, a promis d’en faire une priorité cette année.
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Morocco has decided to provide $ 1 million in emergency grant aid to the earthquake victims in Nepal, the Foreign ministry said Tuesday.
''Upon High Instructions of HM King Mohammed VI, Morocco has decided to provide $ 1 million in emergency grant aid to the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, Following the devastating earthquake that hit, Saturday, April 25, 2015, several regions of the country, causing considerable human casualties and economic losses", the ministry said in a statement.
The Spanish enclaves of Ceuta and Melilla on the north African coast are a land border between two continents. Every year, thousands of migrants try to reach the two cities, by land and sea.
It's been two years since Mohammed Sissoko left his native Conakry, in the West African state of Guinea, after his parents were killed in tribal fighting. His objective was to reach Europe and he crossed Mali, Mauritania and Morocco by land before navigating a small dingy with six other people to the Spanish city of Ceuta on the North African coast.
PRETORIA (ILO News) – HIV and AIDS workplace initiatives should be integrated into national AIDS programmes and a wide range of health approaches, including occupational safety and health, says a new report, "Effective Responses to HIV and AIDS at Work: A Multi-Country Study in Africa ", launched by the International Labour Organization (ILO) in Sandton - Johannesburg, South Africa.
Moroccan carrier RAM airlifted, on Wednesday, a royal donation made up of 15 tons of medicines and medical equipment to Guinea Conakry to help it fight Ebola epidemic.
The health ministry said, in a statement to MAP, that this humanitarian aid is part of Morocco's support for international efforts aimed at containing the virus, and of the reinforcement of solidarity and cooperation ties between Morocco and African countries in general, and Morocco and Guinea Conakry in particular.
More resources and fresh policies needed to get children into school
BEIRUT, Lebanon, 15 April 2015 – Despite impressive progress in raising school enrolment over the past decade, one in every four children and young adolescents (more than 21 million) in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) are either out of school or at risk of dropping out.
Since 2000, Morocco has made significant progress at every level of education. Lower-secondary exclusion rates have tumbled and primary rates are approaching zero. Even at the pre-primary level, the percentage of out of school children has dropped by around a quarter.
At present, some 220,0005-year-oldswho should be in pre-primary are out of school (26%), along with nearly 83,000 primary school aged children (2%)and over 255,000 lower secondary school aged children (16%).