Morocco energy boss: We need to build electricity bridges between Europe and Africa

By |oktober 18th, 2019|EU-Morocco, News, Renewable Energy, solar energy|

The solar thermal complex at Noor Ouarzazate in the Atlas mountains is at the heart of Morocco's renewable energy drive, producing over 580MW of electricity. Mustapha Bakhouri explains the country's plans to develop its renewable energy programme and b...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Morocco energy boss: We need to build electricity bridges between Europe and Africa

EU-Morocco: stage set for a new partnership

By |oktober 11th, 2019|EU-Africa relations, EU-Morocco, News, North Africa|

EU/Morocco relations have enjoyed a resurgence after a period in the doldrums. Now they can move forward towards an ambitious partnership, writes James Moran.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU-Morocco: stage set for a new partnership

Minister: EU-Morocco pact is about having relationship we both deserve

By |julij 10th, 2019|EU migration policy, EU-Morocco, global migration pact, Maghreb countries, News|

A week after the EU and Morocco launched plans for an ambitious new trade and political deal at the Morocco-EU Association Council, Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita explained in an exclusive interview how his country wants to build its relationship with...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Minister: EU-Morocco pact is about having relationship we both deserve

MEPs stir north Africa’s frozen conflict

By |februar 14th, 2019|EU-Morocco, fisheries agreement, News, Western Sahara|

European Parliament endorsed the new EU-Morocco Sustainable Fisheries Partnership Agreement on 12 February. Although it's a triumph for Morocco and its lobbying efforts in Brussels, it is unlikely to do anything to resolve a long-running legal and political saga in North Africa.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za MEPs stir north Africa’s frozen conflict

Morocco pushes development in disputed Western Sahara

By |november 8th, 2018|EU-Morocco, News, refugee crisis, Western Sahara|

Building roads and expanding cities, ports and industrial parks -- Morocco is pressing ahead with economic development in Western Sahara without waiting for a political settlement on the disputed territory.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Morocco pushes development in disputed Western Sahara

EU’s soft power to improve human rights in Morocco

By |junij 29th, 2018|EU-Morocco, Gdim Izik, human rights, LGBTI, Morocco, National Council of Human Rights, News|

Morocco has made significant progress on a number of human rights issues since the revision of its Constitution in 2011 and the creation of the National Council of Human Rights (CNDH) in 2012, but the EU must continue using its soft power to help Rabat take up other sensitive issues, writes Willy Fautré.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU’s soft power to improve human rights in Morocco

EU dilemma on Morocco-Western Sahara conflict remains unsolved

By |junij 19th, 2018|EU trade, EU-Morocco, European Court of Justice, Morocco, News, Western Sahara|

Morocco is the EU’s most stable trading partner in North Africa and a reliable ally in Brussels’ efforts to control African migration across the Mediterranean. But two rulings by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) have revived political tensions in the region and complicated things for the Commission.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU dilemma on Morocco-Western Sahara conflict remains unsolved

The ‘cadmium war’: EU in the midst of a geopolitical arm-wrestle

By |april 11th, 2018|cadmium, Circular Economy Package, EU-Morocco, EU-Russia relations, fertilisers, News|

The level of cadmium in fertiliser production has triggered an intense debate in the EU as analysts fear the bloc could end up entirely dependent on Russia, with dangerous effects for the EU and its farmers.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za The ‘cadmium war’: EU in the midst of a geopolitical arm-wrestle

Court in confusion – the EU and Western Sahara

By |marec 9th, 2018|Cecilia Malmström, EU-Morocco, European Commission, fisheries, Morocco, News, Polisario Front, Western Sahara|

Few were surprised when the European Court of Justice ruled on 27 February that the EU’s fisheries agreement with Morocco is valid, but only if it does not include the disputed Western Sahara territory.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Court in confusion – the EU and Western Sahara

Morocco fisheries pact must not include Western Sahara, EU court confirms

By |februar 27th, 2018|ECJ, EU-Morocco, fisheries, Morocco, News, Polisario Front, Western Sahara|

The EU’s fisheries agreement with Morocco is valid as long as it does not include the disputed Western Sahara, the bloc’s top court, the European Court of Justice, ruled on Tuesday (27 February).

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Morocco fisheries pact must not include Western Sahara, EU court confirms