Thursday, 02 July 2020 09:14

Three new french mayors of Moroccan origin have been elected in the French municipal elections which took place sunday 28 june 2020d in France  

 

The Council of the Moroccan Community -living- abroad (CCME) has published in partnership with the French survey Institute IPSOS a study on discrimination against Europeans of Moroccan origin.

The survey which will be released gathered a sample of 1 433 Moroccans of 18 to 35 years old living in European countries where Europeans of Moroccan origin live essentially in France, Spain, Italy, Belgium, the Netherlands, Belgium, and Germany. The questions put to the participants focused on their daily life, their living conditions such as access to work, to housing and their religious freedom.

One of the major findings of the study is that 64% say having encountered difficulties to find a job, 57% struggle to find housing and 42% in practicing their religion».

Following the findings of this survey, Mr Abdellah Boussouf the secretary general of the CCME called on all parties to assume their responsibilities at the continued difficulties impeding those young people.

Mr Boussouf therefore calls upon the Moroccan government to " strengthen cultural diplomacy in the countries of residence ".

Read more (FR)

 

Déclaration de Monsieur Abdellah Boussouf

 

Résumé de l’étude « jeunes marocains d’Europe : égalité et discrimination »

Communiqué

The Secretary General of the Council of the Moroccan Community living Abroad (CCME) contributes to the Special Fund dedicated to handle the covid-19 pandemic

In accordance of the high royal instructions for the establishment of a special dedicated fund to the management of the covid-19 and accordance with article 40 of the Constitution which stipulates that "all bear jointly and proportionally to their means, the charges that require the development of the country, and those resulting from calamities and natural disasters ”;

The Council of the Moroccan community living abroad (CCME) gave a tribute during an evening organized, saturday 15 february 2020, to the attendees and some personalities which have impressed during the CCME’s programming of the 26 th edition of the Casablanca Book Fair.

Mr Simon Serfaty, Professor and expert on international relations closed the meetings of the 26th edition of the Casablaca book fair of the CCME, with the theme : « The invisible link : perception and Morocco’s image on the geostrategic arena, vision and perception ». Mr Daniel Amar, member of the CCME in Canada asked the questions.

Sunday, 16 February 2020 16:29

Siel: CCME Dimanche 16 février 2020

10h00-12h30
Matinée jeunesse

• Atelier CCME (éducation et cultures) et théâtre nomade avec Mohammed El Hassouni
• L’arganier à palabres : ateliers autour du livre « Souad entre Oujda, Tanger et Londres », qui raconte une partie de la vie de Souad Talsi

 

15h00-17h00
Les rendez-vous de l’Agora

« Le lien invisible : vision, perception et représentation du Maroc sur la scène géostratégique »

Intervenant : Simon Serfaty
Introduction : Daniel Amar

The meeting which took place Saturday 15 February 2020 gathered the novelists Mustapha El Hamdaoui (Netherlands) for his book "The Countess" published in Arabic and Mohammed Massad (Germany), author of the “Betrayer's glasses". The presentation was moderated by Mr Kacem Achahboun.

Saturday, 15 February 2020 11:19

Siel: CCME Samedi 15 février 2020

 

10h00-12h30
Matinée jeunesse

• Atelier CCME (éducation et cultures) et théâtre nomade avec Mohammed El Hassouni
• L’arganier à palabres : ateliers autour du livre « Souad entre Oujda, Tanger et Londres », qui raconte une partie de la vie de Souad Talsi et autour de la trajectoire de Mustapha El Hamdaoui

 

A round table was held by the CCME, on friday 14 february 2020 on the theme “Media and the use of new technologies in the brand-building of Morocco abroad». The round table gathered Mrs Nesrine Slaoui, journalist in France, Mr Zakaria Jaiathe, software engineer in Germany and Khalid Taha, technical and media expert. The round-table was moderated by Mr Najib Benchrif, member of the CCME.

The "literary hour", of Friday February 14, 2020, was dedicated to two books written by two Moroccan-italian writers. Mrs Chaimaa Fatihi, author of the book "You will never reach us: open letter from an Italian Muslim woman to the terrorists" (published in Italian) and Mr Mohamed Doublali, for his book "Journey into the Gardens of Hell" (published in Arabic). The exchanges were moderated by MrnHamid Bichri, CCME member living in Italy.

The CCME’s Agora of thursday 13 febuary raised the issue : « Moroccans living abroad and the future : Which image and which culture ». The round table gathered Mrs Wahiba Rhouzli, assistant of the mayor of Saint-Ouen, Mr Mohamed Cherkaoui, professor of international conflicts at the George Mason University of Mrs Fauzaya Talhaoui, Belgian female politician, Mr Jean-Marie Heydt, professor at the Haute Alsace University and author of the book du livre « Mohammed VI. A King's vision : actions and ambitions » (published at the Favre editions in 2019) . This meeting was moderated by Mr Mohammed Moussaoui, member du CCME.

Thursday, 13 February 2020 20:03

Morocco’s image in the work of Juan Goytisolo

Morocco’s image in the work of Juan Goytisilo” was the theme of the round table on 13 february 2020. The meeting gathered Mr Victor Morales Lezcano, Spanish historian and authority of the Arab World and North Africa and Mr Ibrahim Al Khatib, Moroccan translator and academician. The meeting was moderated by Mr Mohamed Chouirdi, Moroccan translator and civil actor based in Spain.

The round table around the theme “the real and phantasmic image of Morocco in Art and Litterature” on February 12, 2020 round table gathered Mr Youssef Aït Hammou, researcher in linguistics and semiology, Mr. Khalid Amine, president of the International Center for Spectacle Studies in Tangier, Mrs Fatima Hal, Moroccan chef and anthropologist, Samira Jamouchi, professor researcher in visual arts in Belgium and Rachid Santaki, novelist and scriptwriter in France. The meeting was moderated by Abdelghani Dadès, member of the CCME.

Mohammed Saâd Zemmouri, teacher-researcher at the Abdelmalek Essaâdi University of Tetouan, presented his book “Moroccan travelers in Europe: history of ideas and mentalities” Tuesday, February 12, 2020,

The Council of the Moroccan Community Abroad (CCME) organized, Tuesday, February 11, 2020 a round table on the “Image of Morocco in studies and historical sources: comparative views”. The round table was held with the collaboration of the Moroccan Association for Historical Research. Participated to the meeting Mr Mohamed Oubihi, professor of contemporary history at the Faculty of Letters and Human Sciences in Rabat, Mr Jilali El Adnani, director of the Center for the History of the Present Time and authority in social and religious history, Mr Abdelaziz Tahiri, professor of contemporary history in Rabat and Mr Khalid Ouassou, researcher in migration and social sciences. The round table was moderated by Mohammed Said El Mortaji, professor at the Faculty of Letters and Human Sciences of Rabat.

The Council of the Moroccan community living abroad ( CCME) organised on Tuesday 11 february 2020, a meeting on the book : « From Tetouan to Buenos Aires: the saga of the jewish-moroccans to Latin America" written by the diplomat and researcher Zakaria Balga in Spanish and published by the CCME (2020) . The writer answered to the questions of Mr Jaouad Achakouri, from the CCME.

Tuesday, 11 February 2020 14:01

Siel: CCME mardi 11 février 2020

Au menu de ce mardi 11 février 2020, la matinée jeunesse, avec l’atelier CCME « éducation et cultures », sous le thème : « Médecins, journalistes, éducateurs, étudiants des diasporas africaines au Maroc » avec Mmes Danielle Engolo (journaliste camerounaise résidente au Maroc), Ghita Zine (journaliste), Kenza Sefrioui (journaliste et éditrice), et M.Hicham Houdaïfa (journaliste et éditeur).

The CCME organized a meeting around the "Image of Morocco and its culture in Africa and in the Arab world", February 10, 2020. Participated in this meeting Mr Abderrahmane Ngaïdé, historian and teacher-researcher in Senegal, Ayman Ali Abdelaziz, Egyptian writer and journalist,Mrs Noufissa Dahbi, history professor at “Université Ibn Tofail de Kénitra, Mrs Hanaa Trifiss, graduate of Sciences Po Paris and social actor and Mr Rachid Id Yassine, lecturer at the Gaston Berger University in Senegal. The round table was moderated by MrOmar El Mourabet, member of the CCME.

The Council of the Moroccan Community Abroad (CCME) organized, Monday, February 10, 2020 a meeting where the book "Morocco in Swiss and German eyes" by Mr Redouane Daoui, published in 2020 by the Council.

Monday, 10 February 2020 01:15

Siel: CCME lundi 10 février 2020

Au programme du Conseil de la communauté marocaine à l'étranger (CCME) la matinée est consacrée à la jeunesse, avec l’atelier CCME « éducation et cultures », sous le thème : « Journaliste entre Paris, Rabat et Bordeaux » avec Mme Naima Mouaddine.

En début d'après-midi, deux livres sont présentés : « Le Maroc dans les regards suisse et allemand » (publié en arabe), avec l'intervention des chercheurs MM. Redouane Daoui et Khalid Ettouzany. La présentation sera modérée par M. Ahmed Ayaou.
Cette rencontre du CCME contribue à restituer un chaînon du circuit du dialogue à travers l'histoire, d'une part la Suisse et l'Allemagne , d'autre part le Maroc.

Le rendez-vous de l'Agora sous le thème : « Image du Maroc et de sa culture en Afrique et dans le monde arabe », va tenter de répondre à des questions aussi diverses que “les images et les représentations les plus marquantes du Maroc, des marocaines et de la culture marocaine, les voyageurs, les diplomates et les chercheurs au sein de ces deux espaces culturels et géographiques auxquels le Maroc appartient.
La rencontre connaîtra la la participation de Mmes Noufissa Dahbi et Hanaa Trifiss ainsi que MM. Abderrahmane Ngaïdé, Ayman Abdelaziz, , Rachid id Yassine. La rencontre sera modérée par M. Omar El Mourabet.

The round table on the “image of Morocco and its culture in Europe: cross geographic and interdisciplinary perspectives ” took place on Sunday, February 9, 2020 and gathered Peggy Derder, historian in migration, Rahime Hajji, sociologist and professor of empirical methods at the Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences in Germany, Mohamed Boundi, Doctor of Sociology and Communication Sciences from the Complutense University of Madrid and Samira El Kandoussi, a graduate of the Utrecht School of Journalism in the Netherlands. The Agora meeting was moderated by Mr Mokhtar Ferdaoussi, lawyer in France and member of the CCME.

Sunday, 09 February 2020 21:00

The Jewish music in Morocco

Sunday, February 9, 2020 the CCME organized the presentation of the book "Jewish music in Morocco" produced by Mr. Ahmed Aydoun and published by Marsam editions with the CCME support. The meeting gathered M.Ahmed Aydoun, Professor of economics, laureate of the Rabat conservatory and researcher in musical art, Mrs Susanne Harroch and Mr Maxime Karoutchi,. This sound able was table moderated by Zhour Rehihil, conservator of the Museum of Moroccan Judaism.

Mr. Abdellah Boussouf, Secretary General of the CCME, Saturday 8 February the Spanish version of his book “A citizen monarchy in the land of Islam: how Mohammed VI designed a universal religious model ”. Translated by Ms. Kenza El Ghali, Ambassador of Morocco in Chile and Ms. Hasna Zenboury. Me Boussouf’s book was published by the Mohammed VI Cultural Center for the Dialogue of Civilizations in Chile of the Ministry of Culture at the Casablanca Book Fair.

The "Image of Morocco on the American continent: influence, representations and analyzes" is the theme of the round table held on Saturday February 8, 2020. The meeting gathered Mrs Amal Oummih (USA), lawyer at the New York bar and former diplomat, Messrs Monsef Derraji (Canada), MP for Quebec, Marouane El Mahibba (Spain), Big Data and Data Mining expert, , Issam Lotfi (Morocco), a researcher at the Royal Institute for Strategic Studies (IRES) and Mohamed-Ali Adraoui (England), doctor of Sciences Po Paris and researcher in international relations. The round table was moderated by Mrs Najat Azmy, member of the CCME.

Saturday, 08 February 2020 22:38

Siel: CCME, dimanche 9 février 2020

Au programme de ce dimanche 9 février 2020, la matinée jeunesse, avec l'atelier « Education et cultures » : L’arganier à palabres, autour du livre « Désir de raconter l'histoire fabuleuse du migrant », avec Aimée Lokake, Youssef Haji, Franck Iyanga Makelo.
En début d'après-midi, deux ouvrages seront présentés : « La musique juive du Maroc », avec l'intervention notamment de trois participants : Mme Suzanne Harroch et MM. Ahmed Aydoun et Maxime Karoutchi. La table ronde sera modérée par Mme Zhor Rehihil.
Cet événement vise à faire connaître le patrimoine musical des Marocains de confession juive, qui partagent avec leurs concitoyens musulmans un registre musical, qui s'est souvent nourri des mêmes sources.
Au menu de l'Agora, une table ronde sous le thème : « Image du Maroc et de sa culture en Europe : Regards croisés géographiques et interdisciplinaires ». Elle a pour but d'identifier les spécificités par territoire géographique ayant reçu l’immigration marocaine ancienne et plus récente, mais aussi les stéréotypes et de tenter de donner des éléments de réponse afin de les contrer.
Participent à cette table-ronde: Mmes Peggy Derder et Samira El Kandoussi et MM. Rahim Hajji et Mohamed Boundi. Cette rencontre est modérée par M.Mokhtar Ferdaoussi.

Saturday February 8, 2020, Mr. Samir Bouzouita, Dean of the Faculty of Letters and Human Sciences Saïs in Fez, presented two of his works published by the CCME: "Moroccan-Austrian-Hungarian relations: shared history and memory "and "Moroccan-Swedish-Norwegian relations: shared history and memory ".

The inaugural meeting on The "image of Morocco beyond borders: realities and representations", gathered Mr Abdelllah Boussouf, Secretary General of the CCME and Jean-Pierre Chevènement, French politician and former president of the foundation for islam of France. This meeting was moderated by the French-Moroccan journalist Ouadih Dada.

Friday, 07 February 2020 23:49

Siel: CCME, samedi 8 février 2020

Au programme ce samedi 8 février, la matinée jeunesse, avec l'atelier « éducation et cultures », qui s’inspire de l'expérience « théâtre nomade » de Mohammed El Hassouni ; un atelier sous le thème : «Migrations au féminin, Jeunesse et Savoir » avec Mmes Salima Bouyarden, Bouchera Azouz et M.Abdellah Boussouf, le secrétaire général du CCME.
En début d'après-midi, deux ouvrages seront présentés : « Les relations maroco-austro-hongroises : histoire et mémoire partagées » de Samir Bouzouita, et « Les relations entre le Maroc, la Suède et la Norvège : histoire et mémoire partagées » de Samir Bouzouita.
S’ensuit l’Agora, avec une table ronde sous le thème : « Image du Maroc sur le continent américain : rayonnement, représentations et analyses », qui réunit Mme Amal Oummih, MM. Monsef Derraji, Marouane El Mahibba, Issam Lotfi, Mohamed-Ali Adraoui. Cette table ronde est modérée par Mme Najat Azmy.
Lors de cette table ronde, des chercheurs, mais aussi élus, acteurs locaux vont échanger autour de la question de l'image du Maroc.

Casablanca - HRH Princess Lalla Hasnaa chaired, on Thursday in Casablanca, the opening of the 26th edition of the International Book and Publishing Exhibition (SIEL), held under the High patronage of HM King Mohammed VI.

It is with great sorrow that we learned of the passing of Mr Faouzi Lakhdar Guazal, member of the Council of the Moroccan Community living Abroad, Tuesday 4th February 2020.

Rabat - Here follows a statement by the Royal Office:

"HM King Mohammed VI chaired, today at the Royal Palace in Rabat, a working session on the situation of the Moroccan citizens in the Chinese province of Wuhan, quarantined by Chinese authorities because of the coronavirus.

Rabat : Here is the composition of the Special Committee on the Model of Development, whose members were appointed Thursday 12 december, by HM King Mohammed VI.

The opening of the 16th edition of the International Festival "Cinema and Migration" (FICMA) is taking place from 9 to 14 December 2019 in the city of Agadir. Belgium is the guest honor of this edition.

Mr Abdellah Boussouf, secretary general of the Council of the Morroccans living Abroad (CCME) met with reporters and Broadcasters from Kenya, 4th december 2019. The goal of the meeting consisted to explain the role of the CCME, talk about moroccan migration, but also to make Morocco better known in Kenya.

The Council of the Moroccan Community living Abroad (CCME) is the special guest of the 10th edition of the Regional Book fair in Dakhla, organized from 19 to 25 November 2019 by the Regional Directorate of culture, with the support of the Dakhla-Oued Ed-Dahab Region Council.

Mr. Abdellah Boussouf, secretary general of the Council of the moroccan community living abroad (CCME) gave an inaugural session on the theme “culture a lever for development”, thursday 31 october 2019 , at the university of literature in Rabat.

Mr. Abdellah Boussouf, Secretary General of the Council of the Moroccan Community Abroad (CCME) met, Tuesday, October 29 at the council in Rabat, a Malian delegation headed by Mr. Amadou Koita, Minister the Malians living abroad .

The Council of the Moroccan community -living- abroad (CCME) strongly condemns the cowardly act that drove some individuals to burn the National flag during an event held in Paris 26 October 2019. This is a serious attack against the National Sovereignty and an offense upon the honor of every Moroccan.

Rabat - HM King Mohammed VI gave, on Friday 11 October 2019, before the members of the two houses of the parliament, a speech on the occasion of the opening of the first session of the fourth legislative year of the tenth legislature.

Mr. Abdellah Boussouf, Secretary General of the Council of the Moroccan Community living Abroad (CCME) took part, Friday, September 27, 2019 in Almeria (Spain), to the conference "Moroccan students in Spain: opportunities and challenges". The meeting was organized by the Environment & Education Association (AMAE) in partnership with the CCME.

Following the defamatory statements as published on 11 june 2019 in the conservative spanish Newspaper El Mundo, the CCME launches a legal action against the daily for offense of private life and Honor.

The extremely misleading charges of the Newspaper against a constitutional Institution are an affront to the reputation of the CCME, it’s secretary general, a member of his family and another member of the Council.

The complaint was submitted to the Court of First Instance in Madrid on Wednesday 31 july 2019.

CCME

«Extremism, globalization and post-narrative history », was the theme of the opening session of the first spring edition of the University of human sciences of Rabat. The Meeting took place on 22 April 2019 at the Education science Faculty (FSE).

Rabat - HM King Mohammed VI, Commander of the Faithful, delivered on Saturday at the Esplanade of the Hassan Mosque in Rabat a speech on the occasion of the visit of His Holiness Pope Francis to Morocco.

Mr Abdellah Boussouf, secretary general of the council of the moroccan community living abroad (CCME), said that the living together was the keystone of the moroccan way of life, during the political TV show "Moubachara maakoum" aired wednesday 27 mars 2019. The program’s main subject was about the Pope’s François two days visit to Morocco on March 30 and 31.

The Mohammed First university of the eastern city of Oujda organizes, in partnership with the Council of the Moroccan community living abroad (CCME), the Ministry of Foreign affairs, charged with the moroccans living and the regional council of the Eastern part of Morocco, an international symposium on « linternational migration in the African context : current realities and challenges ». The two day meeting takes place march 27 and 28 2019 at the university of de Medecine and Pharmacy of the city.

The Council of the Mocroccan community living abroad (CCME) participates to the  Moroccan programming of the second edition of the Maghreb Film Festival of Quebec.

The opening of the exhibition « Christians in Morocco : living-together » took place on first spring’s day (20 March 2019), at the Direction of Morocco’s Archives in Rabat. 

The Direction of Morocco’s Archives organizes in partnership with the Council of the Moroccan Community living abroad from 20 march to 30 may 2019 under the High Patronage of His Majesty the King Mohammed VI, an exhibition on « Christians in Morocco : living-together ». 

The Council of the Moroccan Community living Abroad (CCME) took part in a day-long seminar on "Post-migration" organized on 8 March, 2019 by the Aix -Marseille (CIELAM) interdisciplany  Center of research and literature in Aix-Marseille (France). 

The photography exhibition " Morocco, in an instant"  will take place in Codoba from 7th June to 23 september 2019. Organized by Casa Arabe and the Spanish Agency for International Cooperation for Development (AECID) in Madrid, from June 7 to September 23, 2018 , the very successful exhibition had made a long stop in Sevilla place from November 28, 2018 to January 21, 2019.

The round table on "Experiences of administering local diversity",  was attended by Ms Najat Vallaud-Belkacem, former French minister and politician, and Roland Ries, Mayor of Strasbourg (France), who answered Moroccan journalist Amine Boushaba's questions . 

The last round table of the day gathered on "Media and the image of Morocco abroad" gatherd journalists gathered Mr Zouhir Louassini (Italy), Ms Fadoua Massat (USA), Mr Anas Bouslamti (United Arab Emirates), Mr Mustapha Tossa (France) and Nabil Bouhajra who responded to Mr Mohammed Saibari (journalist/CCME).

The Council of the Moroccan Community living Abroad (CCME) organized, Saturday, February 16, 2019 a round table on the "Globalization of Moroccan culture in the digital age". The meeting was moderated by Mr Mohammed Moussaoui, CCME member and gathered MsFatna El Hamrit, Ms Mariame Tighanimine, Ms Sofia Kacim.  

Sunday, 17 February 2019 09:22

SIEL : program, Sunday February 17th

10.00-12.30

Youth matinees

14h45-16h45

The Agora meetings

"Dealing with diversity in the city"

Speakers: Mrs Najat Vallaud-Belkacem, Mr Roland Riesand Mr Abdellah Boussouf

The round table "Dealing with Diversity in the City", gathers politicians and cultural decision-makers, who will try ntably to share successful their experiences work on  diversity, the efforts made to promote cultural relations, interculturality in local policies and strategies.

17h00-18h00

CCME publications

- "Voyage en France", Mohamed Saad Zemmouri

- "The Catholic Church in Morocco under the French protectorate Rabat-Paris-Rome or the clash of logics (1912-1956)", Moussa Marguich

Moderator: Mrs Najat Azmy

Travel in France

This book translated by Al Hachimi Al Hashtouki Naciri the secretary of Caid Goundafi who went to France among many Moroccan dignitaries to attend in 1926 the historic inauguration of the Muslim institut of Paris Paris (Grand Mosque), presided by Sultan Moulay Youssef and President Gaston Doumergue.

The Catholic Church in Morocco under the French protectorate

This study seeks to describe, in the colonial context, the mechanisms determining the relations between the political and ecclesiastical power.

Saturday, 16 February 2019 07:30

SIEL : program, Saturday February 16th

10.00-12.30

Youth Matinee

 

14h00-15h15

CCME publications

  "مغاربة العالم, أنموذج عمالة رونو", Khalid Ouassou, Mostafa Idbihi (testimony)

 

The Literary hour

"Tangellois, no, perhaps! , by Amidou Si M'Hammed

Moderator: Mr Mohamed Anouar Haidour

 

15h30-17h15

The Agora meetings

 

"Globalization of Moroccan culture in the digital age"

Speakers: Ms Fatna El Hamrit, Ms Mariame Tighanimine, Ms Sofia Kacim and Mr Nabil Bouhajra,

Moderator: Mr Mohammed Moussaoui

 

17h30-19h15

The Agora meetings

«Media and the image of Morocco abroad»

Speakers: Mr Zouhir Louassini, Mr Fadoua Massat, Mr Anas Bouslamti and Mr Mustapha Tossa

Moderator: Mr Mohamed Saibari (CCME)

Friday, 15 February 2019 17:51

Plural identity and civil engagement

A round table on "Plural identity and civil engagement" took place Friday 15 ferbruary at the CCME stand. Parcticipated to this meeting : Mr Ahmed El Khannouss (Belgium), Ms Nessrin Mr El Hachlaf Bensaid (Spain) and MsFatima Orsatelli (France). It was moderated by Mr Zouhir Louassini (journalist).

Friday, 15 February 2019 07:30

SIEL : program, Friday, February 15

10.00-12.30

Youth matinees

 

15.00-16.15

The Agora appointments

"Multiple identities and citizen commitment"

Speakers: Mr Rachid Benzine, Mr Khaled Chaouki, Mr Ahmed El Khannouss and Ms Nessrin El Hachlaf Bensaid

Moderator: Mrs.Fatima Orsatelli

The round table "plural identities and citizen commitment" proposes to focus on the added value of dual membership in political engagement abroad and understand the importance of preserving cultural diversity to cope with the challenges of the world, political and religious extremism.

16.30-18.00

Journeys

Moroccan women and politicians of the world: cross-cultural experiences

Speakers: Ms. Nadia El Yousfi, Ms. Salwa El Gharbi, Mr. Mustapha Laabid and Mr. Rachid Moktadir

Moderator: Mr Abdelghani Dades

The round table "Moroccan men and women politicians of the world: cross experiences" would like to highlight the singularity of the courses that will take part, elected representatives from the cultural diversity of various European countries.

18h15-19h15

"The literary hour"

- "Illegitimate old age? Elder Moroccan migrant women or the difficult paths of recognition » ", by Ms. Fatima Ait Ben Lmadani, Bouregreg Publishing

- "Between the Hammer and the Anvil" Documentary, Al Hassania Moroccan Women's Center (Ms. Souad Talsi)

Moderator: Ms Amina Ennceiri

The round-table on "The sense of Moroccan style in world" will gather Albert Oiknine, Faouzi Skali, Younes Duret and Souhail Serghini. The meeting is moderated by Aziz Rifki (CCME).

Thursday, 14 February 2019 18:53

Round table: "Plural Morocco "

The meeting  on "Plural Morocco" was conducted by the researchers Mr Mohammed Hatmi, Mr Mohamed Reda Boudchar, Mr Mohammed Ahmed Ghayn and Lahoucine Bouyaakoubi  was moderated by Mr Jaouad Achakouri, Project Manager at the CCME.

Thursday, 14 February 2019 07:30

SIEL : program, thursday, February 14

10.00-12.30

Youth Matinees

 

14h00-14h45

Signing session

"The Besieged Child" and "The Song of the Hoope", M'hammed Mellouki, Marsam Editions

15h00-17h00

The Agora meetings

"Morocco’s plurality"

Speakers: Mohammed Hatmi, Mohamed Reda Boudchar, Mohammed Ahmed Ghayn and Lahoucine Bouyaakoubi

Moderator: Jaouad Achakouri

During this meeting, we will discuss affluents and components that have contributed to the enrichment of the culture of Moroccans for centuries, and dedicated a cultural specificity that covers many areas

17h15-19h15

Course

"Moroccan savoir-vivre throughout the world"

Speakers: Albert Oiknine, Faouzi Skali, Younes Duret and Souhail Serghini

Moderated by Aziz Rifki

During this meeting, the participants will discuss the tributaries  and components that have contributed to the enrichment of the Moroccan culture for centuries.

The last meeting of Wednesday, gathered the authors of "The wind starts blowing, death in exile" by Abdelhamid El Bayouki (Spain) and "Prayers on high seas, memories of an illegal migrant" by Mohamed Doublali (Italy) . The round table was moderated by Mr Hamid Bichri( CCME) moderated and attended by Professor Mohamed Mokhtari (United Arab Emirates).

During this meeting, Mr Mostafa Chendid (Denmark), Mr Khalid Ghazali (Italy), Mr Youssef Sbai (Italy) ), and Mr Mustapha El Mourabit (CCME) will discuss the "Religious culture among Muslims in Europe: sources and transmissions". The meeting will be wil moderated  by Mr Abdellah Redouane (CCME member).

Wednesday, 13 February 2019 17:53

Books: Singular migration journeys

The second meeting of the day, reviewed three books published by the CCME: "course of the Moroccans of the Gulf countries", "course of the Moroccans of the Netherlands" produced by the digital Newspaper Hespress and "memory of suitcases" written by Ms Rachida El Ansari Zaki.

Two new Books have been presented during this fist meetings : Abdelhak El Kouani's "Contemporary legislation of Muslims in Europe" and "the different images of Moroccan Culture in the German and Swiss Works from 1830 to 1911 (Comparative Study)" by Redouane Daoui. Mr Mohamed Kharchich, member of the CCME, moderated the debate.

The last meeting of the day  “the legal status of Moroccans living abroad ". The round table gathered  Mr Mohamed Benyahya, Mr Ahmed Bouachik, professors at Mohammed V University in Rabat Ms Imane El Malki, magistrate at the Court of appeal and cassation. The meeting was moderated  moderated by Mohamed El Firdaoussi, a member of the CCME and a lawyer in France.  His Excellency Mr. Marc Trenteseau, Ambassador of Belgium to Morocco took part to the round table.

The Council of the Moroccan Community Abroad (CCME) organized, Tuesday, February 12, 2019, a round table on "the role and place of the Moroccans of the livins abroad ine  the region of Souss-Massa ". Mr Mohamed Charef, Mr Safini Brahim, Mr Jamal Lhoussain and Mr Ahmed Ezzahidi.  The meeting was moderated by Mr. Abdellatif Maroufi, researcher in economics and migration.

The first round table organized on Monday, February 11, 2019 gathered Mr Jamal Bouoiyour (France), Mr Jean Baptiste Meyer (France), Mr Aouatif El Fakir (France), Mr Rachid Aouine (Morocco) and Ms Aouatef Khelloqi (France-Morocco). The meeting was  moderated by Faouzi Lakhdar-Ghazal, member of the CCME.

Monday, 11 February 2019 07:30

SIEL : program, Monday 11 february 2019

10.00-12.30

Youth matinee

 

15h00-17h00

The Agora meetings

"Development projects in Morocco: In which fields do Moroccans living abroad invest?"

Speakers: Jamal Bouoiyour, Jean Baptiste Meyer, Aouatif El Fakir, Rachid Aouine and Aouatef Khelloqi

Moderator: Faouzi Lakhdar-Ghazal

This round table will dedicated to how Moroccans abroad contribute to the development of Morocco.

 

17h15-19h15

The Agora meetings

"Moroccans living abroad: the experience of "homecoming"

Speakers: Ms Mouna Louhamane, Ms Mahjouba Tridi, Mr Mohamed Ezzouak, Mr Ramzi Ammou, Mr Nabil Brouz and 

Moderator: Ms Ghislaine El Abid

The myth of the return (home),  will be discussed during this 2nd meeting of the evening.Essentially,  the "return" of these generations born in Morocco or abroad, who decide to live in Morocco. The question being asked is : Should we continue to talk about the return/coming back of someone born abroad who in fact has never left ?

The second round table of this Sunday, February 10, 2019 celles the Moroccans living abroad to talk about their concerns and ambitions. Nora Noor (Belgium), Izza Genini (France), Hélène Meyer (France), David Serero (United States) and Mustapha Zoufri (Belgium) took part to this meeting. David Serero, French-moroccan opera singer (Baryton) sang the Moroccan national anthem.

The Council of the Moroccan Community living Abroad (CCME) organized Sunday, February 10, 2019 a round table on the plurality on the language creativity of the o Moroccan writers living abroad. Participated to this round table : Ms Nadia Dala (Belgium), Ms Esther Bendahan (Spain), Ms Intissar Haddiya (Morocco), Mr Kamal Benkirane (Canada), and Majid Blal (Canada). The meeting was moderated by Mina Rhouch, a CCME member.

Sunday, 10 February 2019 07:30

SIEL : program, Sunday, February 10 2019

10.00-12.30

Youth matinees

14h00-14h45

Signing session

 "الريف والبحر الأبيض المتوسط 1830 - 1926", Mohamed Ahmiane, Bouregreg Editions, CCME Collection

Ahmiane Mohamed: Professor of Contemporary History at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Mohammed Premier University, Oujda, and member of the Moroccan Association for Historical Research. He has participated in numerous conferences and national and international meetings, and has published articles and studies in peer-reviewed scientific journals, both in Morocco and abroad.

15h00-17h00

The meetings of the Agora

"Moroccan writers living abroad and the linguitstic pluralism "

Speakers: Esther Bendahan, Majid Blal, Kamal Benkirane, Intissar Haddiya and Nadia Dala

Moderator: Mina Rhouch

This CCME round table gathers a panel of writers from around the world who have chosen to write in different languages and create a new Moroccan literary production.

17h15-19h15

Journeys of writers

"Moroccan artists of the world: inspirations and aspirations"

Speakers: Izza Genini, David Serero, Nora Noor, Mustapha Zoufri and Hélène Meyer

Moderator: Driss Rahaoui

This round table on  « Moroccan artists around he wold: pathways, inspirations and aspirations », which gathers several Moroccan artists  will talk about the evolution of the migration and the Moroccan creation and its plural identities.

The (CCME) organized, a round table on « the culture of origin in the writing of the Moroccans living abroad ».

Saturday, 09 February 2019 08:41

SIEL : program, Saturday 9th February 2019

10h00-12h30

Youth matinees

The CCME organizes every matinee during the book fair, morning trainings for the youngsters. During this edition, four subjects will be given: « Islam within us », a didactical game produced by the CCME, « The Moroccan personality », « with the guest » and «theatre and improvisation »

14h00-14h45

Signing session

« الحلم الإيطالي », « زمن الخوف » Charki Bakrine

15h00-17h00

The Agora meetings

« The culture of origin in the writings of the Moroccans living abroad »

The meeting will notably try to deepen the discussion about culture but also its contradictions and its impact on the improvement of the different cultural areas. The Participants are : the writer Mohamed Ahroba (Germany),the novelist and writer Rachid Santaki (France), Mr. Dahiri Mohamed, professor and writer (Spain), the French-Moroccan writer Hamisultane Maï-Do, and the writer and journalist Maati Kabbal.

17h15-19h00

The second part of the evening, will deal with « the Moroccan culture in Africa and in the Arab world » . The participants : Mr Driss El Ganbouri, Mr Ismail Regragui Ould Dahah and Mr Sidi Mohamed el Farsi who will discuss the millennial relationship between the Kingdom and the Arab and African world.

Friday, 08 February 2019 23:59

Success stories of Moroccans living abroad

The second meeting of the day dealt with the theme success stories of moroccans who achieved their dreams. Every participant recounted his pathway to success.

The first round table of the CCME, was introduced by Mr Mustapha El Mourabit who said that thanks to their cultural legacy, the Moroccans living aboad, are creative, inspiring and known for their openness. He gave Spain as the most telling example, a country where the Moroccan community is part of Spain’s history.

Thursday, 07 February 2019 23:34

SIEL : program, Friday 8th February 2019

15h00-17h00

The CCME inaugurates its participation in this 25th edition of the International Book and Publishing Fair with the "Agora's Meetings".

This inaugural meeting, whose topic is: "Moroccan culture beyond borders: realities and challenges", will try to understand the foreign cultural actor's view on the Moroccan culture in some countries of residence, through an institutional debate on the reality and prospects of Moroccan culture beyond borders. The attendants will try to examine how to develop the cultural production of the Moroccans living abroad, and strengthen Morocco's receptiveness to their cultural productions.

The round table will bring together Mr. Abdellah Boussouf (Secretary General of CCME), Mr Mohamed El Araj (Moroccan Minister of Culture and Communication) and Mr Pedro Martinez Avial (Director General of Casa Arabe in Madrid) will be moderated by Mr.Mustapha El Mourabit (CCME)

17H15 to 19H00

The second meeting of the day entitled "Pathways" will deal with the topic « success stories of Moroccans around the world » and analyze some unique experiences achieved in the countries where they live. 

The roundtable brings together Ms. Hanane Benkhallouk, Mr. Paul Dahan, Mr Noureddine Fatty, Mr Rachid Hanbali and will be moderated by Ms. Ghita Zine.

The prime minister, Mr Saad Eddine el Othman, opened the 25th edition of the Internatioal book fair ( SIEL) the 7th February 2019, held in Casablanca under the High Patronage of His Majesty the King Mohammed VI.

A meeting with a Beligian Delegation was held at the Council of the Moroccan Community Abroad (CCME), wednesday, February 6, 2019. The group was led by Mr. Rudi Vervoort, Minister President of the Brussels-Capital Region.

The Council of the Moroccan Community living Abroad (CCME) takes part to the 25th edition of the Casablanca, International Book Fair (SIEL), from February 8 to 17, 2019. "The Moroccan culture beyond borders"is the theme chosen by the council for this edition. 

The Council of the Moroccan Community living Abroad (CCME) conceives the teaching game « Islam in us » (in French and English) with the purspose to help the young generations of moroccan muslim migrants living abroad,  learn the values of authentic Islam, based on the Moroccan heritage defined by tolerance and respect ".

Marrakech - HM King Mohammed VI sent a message, Monday 10 december 2018, to the Intergovernmental Conference on the Global Compact for Migration, which opened Monday in Marrakech.

The meeting conducted around  the book "The state, role and place of Moroccans  lliving abroad in the region of Souss-Massa" took place on Tuesday, November 27, 2018 in Agadir. The Conference is organized by the Council of the Moroccan Community Abroad (CCME), in partnership with the laboratories LARLANCO and LRMECSS of the Faculty of Humanities and Letters of the University Ibn Zohr of Agadir.

The Council of the Moroccan community living abroad organizes, in partnership with the laboratories LARLANCO and LRMECSS of the Faculty of humanities at the University Ibn Zohr of Agadir, a scientific conference on "the State and the rights of the Moroccans living abroad in Souss-Massa region", Tuesday, November 27, 2018 from 9:30, at the conference hall of the Prefecture of Agadir Ida-Outanane.

The photography exhibition " Morocco, in an instant" organized by Casa Arabe and the Spanish Agency for International Cooperation for Development (AECID) in Madrid, from June 7 to September 23, 2018 , will take place in Sevilla from November 28, 2018 to January 21, 2019.

The opening of the 13th edition of the World Sufi Meeting began on November 17, 2018 in Madagh (province of Berkane- eastern Morocco), under the theme "Sufi Culture and the Universal Common: For the Values of Dialogue and Compromise" .

The Council of the Moroccan Community Abroad (CCME) organizes in partnership with the civil society networks of Boujdour and the Great South, from November 18 to December 18, 2018, an exhibition and workshops dedicated to the book produced by the CCME: "Moroccans, Migrants and Travelers".

The conference program of the meeting on "Moroccan Judaism: for a Moroccan sharing" held from 12 to 18 November 2018 in Marrakech fialized its conference on Thursday, November 15.

The conference "Morocco in the world: challenges and perspectives" led by Professor Simon Serfaty is the focal point of the Marrakech meeting. Professor of American Foreign Policy at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia, and Emeritus Professor of Zosigniew Brzezinski in Geostrategy at the Center for Strategic Studies and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington, he answers questions from journalist and host Hanane Harrath.

During the closing session of the conference program of the meeting on "Moroccan Judaism: for a shared Moroccanity", a synthesis report and recommendations were read by Dr. Willian Déry, Former President of the Sephardic Community of Quebec and founding member of the World Assembly of Moroccan Judaism.

The second session of Thursday, November 15, 2018 was dedicated to the offering of 15 personal projects by the guests at the meeting.

The  first round table of Thursday 15 november 2018 dealt on the theme"Youth Sequence: Side by Side, face to face, together and separately, how to build the future?.  Ms. Zhor Rehihil, conservator of the Museum of Moroccan Judaism, Mr. Ariel Danan, historian, Mr. El Mehdi Boudra, founding member of the Mimouna Association, Mr. Kamal Hachkar , historian and filmmaker, and Mr. Maxime Karoutchi, artist and community actor participated to the round table moderated by Mr. A. Aziz Rifki, Project Manager at the CCME. 

"Perceptions and images of the Jew in literary, cinema and media production in Morocco" is the title of the last session scheduled this Wednesday, November 14, 2018 as part of the meeting on "Moroccan Judaism: a shared Moroccanity".

A documentary on Jewish-Muslim relations in Morocco, entitled "Jewish Moroccans thwarted destiny" was screened and followed by a discussion led by Mr.Yehuda Lancry, diplomat and writer, Mr. Younes LAGHRARI, producer and director, Mr. Faouzi Skali and anthropologist. The debate was  moderated by Sonia Sarah Lipsyc, sociologist and director of the Center for Contemporary Jewish Studies of the Unified Sephardic Community of Quebec.

Wednesday, 14 November 2018 18:32

The writing of history of the Jews of Morocco

On the agenda of this first day of the conference on "Moroccan Judaism: for a" shared "Moroccan", placed under the High Patronage of HM King Mohammed VI, a second session was held under the theme "the writing of the history of the Jews of Morocco "with the participation of Mr. Jamaâ Baida, Historian, Director of the Archives of Morocco and Mr. Michel Abitbol, Historian and specialist of Judo-Muslim relations, with the moderation of Mr. Salomon Malka, writer and journalist.

 The conference on "Moroccan Judaism: for a shared Moroccanity" started on Wednesday, October 14, 2018 in Marrakech, with a plenary session attended by several dignitaries from Morocco and abroad.

The Council of the Moroccan Community living Abroad (CCME) exposed, Tuesday, November 13, 2018 in Marrakech, two exhibitions of photographies in the margins of the conference, "Moroccan Judaism: for a shared Moroccanity". 

The Council of the Moroccan Community Abroad (CCME) organizes in partnership with the Council of the Jewish Communities of Morocco (CCIM), a meeting under the theme: "Moroccan Judaism: for a shared being Moroccanity" from November 13 to 18, 2018 in Marrakech, under the High Patronage of HM King Mohammed VI.

“It was with profound sadness that we learned of the loss of  Mr. Abdelhamid El Jamri, member of the Council of the Moroccan Community living Abroad (CCME) and chairman of the working group "administration, user rights and public policies".

Rabat   -  HM King Mohammed VI delivered, Tuesday 6th March, a speech to the Nation on the occasion of the 43rd anniversary of the Green March.

In an inaugural speech at the Faculty of Languages and Humanities of El Jadida on October 26, 2018, Mr. Abdellah Boussouf, Secretary General of the Council of the Moroccan Community living Abroad (CCME) said that Moroccan religiosity was essential to the Moroccans living abroad for dealing the challenges of pluralism in Western societies.

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