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The "Youth Forum for the Promotion of the culture of peace", was organized 22 November 2017, in the city of Fez, by the Ministry of Youth and Sports in partnership with the Organization of Islamic Cooperation and the Citizenship Forum.

The meeting was attended by Mr Mustapha Al-Mourabit, delegate of the Council of the Moroccan Community Living Abroad (CCME), in a seminar on "young people and the avoidance of violent extremism". He offered an analyzis on the theme :"Migration, dual affiliation and extremism".

Mr El-Mourabit  questionned the discursive latitude of the phrasing  « extremism, terrorism, violence, fundamentalism » and various other terms when it comes to expose the percibility  of extremism and violence. He questioned the essence of the words by saying that they could in fact thwart the understanding of the problems, rather than revealing them. He then asked if « extremism and terrorism were linked to a specific culture ».

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The delegate of the CCME warned against simplistic approaches which only focus on Islam and muslim youngsters when it comes to violence and extremism. He added that the statistics issued by the most distinguished international institutions show that violent and extremist acts, since 1972, are carried out  by citizens of American continent and Europe.

He then underlined the experience of the CCME by expressing the relationship of migration to multiculturalism, the call of members of the community to link  the culture of origin to the migrant culture.

The researcher,  also  noticed that until today the approaches – integration, assimiliation-have failed. Pointing out the reason why "the cultural clash persists, and is even getting more intense. And finding a solution to the dual affiliation and multiculturalism are a cause of isolation instead of bridges between the cultures. The consequence of this misconception is fear, ignorance, violence and extremism.

Dr. Mustafa Al-Morabit has studied the sociocultural approach, which focuses on « the mind and mind », an intermediate and long-term approach  pursued  by the CCME. He has analyzed some of his realizationsons on technical, religious, cultural and educational fields.

The European Council of Moroccan Ulemas (CEOM)  organizes a meeting on Saturday, 25 November 2017 in Brussels ( Belgium) on "the role of the imam within the European context: amid current and future challenges".  More than 150 imams from various European countries are expected to attend the conference.

Radicalization requires the involvement of the political and the civil society of the countries of origin and residence, said Mr. Abdellah Boussouf, Secretary General of the Council of the Moroccan Community living Abroad (CCME), on Monday, November 20, 2017 in the spanish city of Sevilla, during the Spanish-Moroccan forum: "Andalusia and Morocco: educating in diversity".

The 14th edition of the Agadir International Film and Migration Festival, launched on Tuesday November 14, 2017 in Agadir in partnership with the Council of the Moroccan community living abroad (CCME) and "The Cultural Initiative" of Agadir, includes conferences and debates on culture, arts and media related to Moroccans living abroad.

The Council of the Moroccan Community living  Abroad (CCME)  congratulates the moroccan football team for its qualifying for the World Cup which be held in Russia. The Moroccan players living in Morocco and those living abroad have made millions of Moroccans all over the world proud and happy.The CCME, also warmly expresses its gratitude to the Moroccans  living abroad  who have shown their deep attachment to their country of origin and made it possible for Morocco to be part of the World Cup, two decades after its last presence.

The Council of the Moroccan Community Abroad (CCME) organized, Friday, November 10, 2017 in Rabat, a workshop on the theme "Moroccans in Spain: challenges of integration and ties to identity ».

The Canadian Chamber Orchestra "Les Violons du Roy" and "The OKTOECHO Ensemble", held the concert "Ropes of Tolerance" on Tuesday, November 7, 2017, at the Notre-Dame de Lourdes Church in Casablanca. The first performance in Rabat, was held 6 november 2017, day of the celebration of the Green March in Rabat.

The opening of the Moroccan-Canadian concerts "Ropes of Tolerance", organized by the Council of the Moroccan Community Abroad (CCME) in partnership with the Canada Council for the Arts and the Association of « Friends of the Museum of  the Moroccan Judaism » , took place Monday, November 6, 2017 at the Mohammed V Theater in Rabat. This first concert celebrated the 42nd anniversary of the Green March.

HM King Mohammed VI delivered, on Monday, a speech to the Nation on the occasion of the 42nd anniversary of the Glorious Green March.

In remembrance of the 42nd anniversary of the Green March, the Canadian Chamber Orchestra "Les Violons du Roy", "The OKTOECHO Ensemble" with the Moroccan-Canadian artist Leila Gouchi, under the direction of Katia Warren-Makdissi , give from 6 to 8 November 2017 a transcultural concert in Rabat and Casablanca. This event will pay tribute to Salim Halali and Sami El Maghribi

Organized by the Council of the Moroccan Community Abroad (CCME), the Canada Council for the Arts and the Association of Friends of the Museum of Moroccan Judaism, this unprecedented event is a melting pot of classical and Sephardic Moroccan music; an oriental-western marriage , Arab classics mixed with Gnawi compositions by Rachid Zeroual, as well as creations by Quebec artists, including Anthony Rozankovic, Gustavo Cabili, Didem Basar and Katia Makdissi Warren inspired by the musical encounter Morocco-West.

« The ropes of tolerance » will be held in Rabat, November 6, 2017 at 19:30 at the Theater Mohammed V. It will be followed by Casablanc »a on November 7, 2017 at 19:30 at the Church of Our Lady of Lourdes and in the same city, on November 8, 2017 on 5 pm at the Cultural Center Les Etoiles de Sidi Moumen ».

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The Moroccan religious model can be the clue for the birth of trust and confidence between the Muslim community and the Western world, said Mr Abdellah Boussouf, the Secretary General of the Council of the Moroccan Community living Abroad (CCME).

The ambassador, who has been Morocco’s representative at UNESCO since 2011, is now the first Arab, African, and Muslim woman to head this UN body. Alaoui will serve as the president of the 39th General Conference for the term 2017-2019, representing the 195 member states of UNESCO.

Mr. Abdellah Boussouf, Secretary General of the Council of the Moroccan Community living Abroad (CCME), actively participated to the "American peace caravan" held on 24 and 25 October 2017 in Rabat.

The Daniel Pearl 2017 Award for Courage and Integrity in Journalism was awarded to Washington Post’s international correspondent Souad Mekhennet, who became the first Muslim woman to receive this prestigious award, the Chicago Journalists Association (CJA) recently announced. The award will be handed over to Souad Mekhennet on November 10, at the 78th annual dinner of the CJA.

The Spanish city of Almeria hosted a conference on "the threats of terrorism in Europe and Islamophobia" on Monday, 16 October 2017, with the attendance of politicians, academics and associative actors. The meeting was organized by the Environment and Education Association (AMAE) in partnership with the Council of the Moroccan Community living Abroad (CCME) and the Center for Studies on Migration& Intercultural Relations (CEMRI).

 

UNESCO executives chose Audrey Azoulay of France as the next head of the United Nations' cultural agency on Friday 13 October 2017, to replace outgoing Director-General Irina Bokova.

The Moroccan Association "Environment and Education"  (AMAE) in partnership with the Council of the Moroccan Community living Abroad (CCME) and the Center for Studies on Migration and Intercultural Relations (CEMRI), are organizing on Monday 16 October 2017 in the Spanish city of Almeria a conference on "The threats of terrorism in Europe and islamophobia".

The opening of the photographic exhibition "On the footsteps of Leila Alaoui" took place, Thursday, October 5, 2017, at the gallery of the Mosque. The event is organized by the Leila Alaoui Foundation in partnership with the Council of the Moroccan Community Living Abroad (CCME) and the Hassan II Mosque Foundation in Casablanca.

A delegation of Tunisian institutions in charge of mobility, migration and development held a meeting at the the Council of the Moroccan Community Living Abroad (CCME) on Thursday 5 October 2017, in Rabat.

The International Center for Law and Religious Studies of the State of Utah held its 24th session, from 1 to 3 October 2017, on the subject "Religion and Religious Freedom in a Changing World" .

An exhibition of the works of the late artist Leila Alaoui will be exposed at the gallery of the Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca from October 5 to 20, 2017 . The exhibition is organized by the Leila Alaoui Foundation in partnership with the Council of the Moroccan Community Abroad (CCME) and the Foundation of the Hassan II Mosque.

A meeting in the city of Frankfurt was held on 26 September 2017 to review the results achieved of the project,of language and cultural training as well as the  rehabilitation of Moroccan imams in the German Land of Hessen. conducted by the Council of the Moroccan Community Abroad, the European Council of Moroccan Ulemas and the German Goethe Institute, the language program contributed to train more than 40 imams, mostly Moroccans, working in Hessen.

The Council of the Moroccan Community living abroad (CCME), in partnership with the German Goethe Cultural Institute and the European Council of Moroccan Ulemas, will meet on Tuesday 26 September 2017 in Frankfurt to show the results of the language training project and culture for Moroccan imams in the German Land of Hessen (2015-2017).

The Council of the Moroccan Community Abroad (CCME) took part from 21 to 24 September 2017 to the 1st Maghreb Book Fair in the city of Oujda (Eastern Morocco) "Maghreb Letters" under the High Patronage of His Majesty King Mohammed VI. The theme of this 1st edition of the Oujda Book Fair was "Say Youth, Write Hope".

The Grand Mosque Mohammed VI of Saint-Étienne (France) hosts since Sunday 17 September 2017, a pictural exhibition on living together, in partnership with the Moroccan Jewish Museum of Casablanca.

The Global Hope Coalition awarded here, on Monday 18 September 2017, the Special Recognition Award for Leadership in the promotion of tolerance and cross-cultural rapprochement to HM King Mohammed VI "for the visionary leadership of the Sovereign in promoting harmony between different cultures both in Morocco and on the international scene".

A  stele in remembrance of the Moroccan soldiers who fought during the Battle of the Marne in 1914, was inaugurated Saturday, September 16, 2017 in the municipality of Chauconin-Neufmontiers (Paris region). Several Moroccan and French dignitaries attended the commemoration.

The Council of the Moroccan Community Living Abroad (CCME) organizes from 19 to 23 September 2017 "tribute workshops" of Moroccan migrants and travelers with the artist Hajja Rahma Hajji as guest star. The workshops are organized alongside the Festival of the documentary film « Orient Occident ». The meetings will take place at the Ahmed Boukmakh Cultural Center.

Mr. Abdellah Boussouf, Secretary General of the Council of the Moroccan Community living Abroad (CCME), took part in a symposium on the cultural integration of African immigrants and their image on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 in the city Khouribga where the 20th edition of the African Film Festival was held, in partnership with the General Delegation for « Prison and Re-integration »(DGAPR).

Tuesday, 05 September 2017 09:09

London: The CCME at the House of Lords

In partnership with Al-Hasaniya Moroccan women centre, the CCME held a prestigious

event titled the dialogue of friendship, at the heart of British democracy, the House of Lords on the 6th September 2017.

Souad Talsi MBE, founder of the the only UK Moroccan women centre which has now been bestowed with the esteemed special consultative status with the UN, organised this memorable event with Baroness Falkner of Margravine.

The occasion was to remember those who perished on the night of the tragic Grenfell fire and indeed to cement the cultural heritage our nation holds and that is of friendship, co-existence and harmonious living.

Peers from the House of Lords, MPs and representatives of various diplomatic missions in the UK attended this special occasion, including embassy of Germany, Netherlands, Canada, Kuwait, UAE and indeed Denmark.

In her conclusion speech Souad Talsi MBE stressed on social justice and education if we are to achieve civic responsibility and rights.
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Some 40 imams too part in training workshops and study days in a project launched in September 2015 conducted by the Goethe Institute and in partnership with the Council of the Moroccan Community living abroad, (CCME), the European Council of Moroccan Oulémas (CEOM) and the Federal Office for Migration and Refugees in Germany. The aims of the program were the  mechanisms and methods of youth coaching, the youth radicalization, the political system in Germany and political and social participation.

More than 50 African civil society organizations and members of the continent Diaspora met on 28-29 August 2017 in Bamako to discuss the Global protocol on African  Migration.

Tetouan - HM King Mohammed VI delivered on Sunday a speech to the Nation on the occasion of the 64th anniversary of the Revolution of the King and People.

HM King Mohammed VI sent a message of condolences to King Felipe VI of Spain and Queen Letizia following the terrorist attack that hit a tourist area downtown Bacelona.

Three Moroccan nationals were wounded in Barcelona’s terror attack that took place on Thursday, according to a Moroccan consular source in the Spanish city.

Following the terrorist bloody attack  of Thursday 17 August 2017 in Barcelona, ​​where a van driver right into the crowd  in the very busy avenue Las Ramblas, killing more than 13 people and injuring several people, the Council of the Moroccan Community Living Abroad (CCME) condemns this abominable terrorist act, which is an attack against the values ​​of living together, peace and security that have distinguished the city of Barcelona for centuries. 

The University of the belgium city of Liège organized,i in partnership with the UNESCO and the International Council for Philosophy and classic Studies, the World Conference of Humanities from 6 to 12 August in Liège (Belgium). The theme chosen was "Challenges and Responsibilities for A planet in transition ".

The Aghbal Association for Development and Solidarity (ADS) organized on August 3, 2017, in collaboration with the Dialogue Association in the Netherlands, the Council of the Moroccan Community Living Abroad (CCME) and the Canton of Midar, at the multidisciplinary complex of the city, the second meeting of Aghbal under the theme "the Rif at the heart of migration".

The Moroccan community living abroad is a main contributor to the support of the national economy, said, the prime minister, Mr. Saâd Eddine El Othmani, on Tuesday 1st August 2017 in Rabat. The head of the government added that the Transfers of Moroccans living abroad (MRE) have grown steadily over the last two decades, reaching 62.2 billion dirhams, compared with 20 MMDH in 1990’s. El Othmani was answering to a question on "the public policy review of the Moroccan migrants" during the monthly session in the second chamber.

In accordance with the Article 100 of the Moroccan Constitution, the second Chamber holds a meeting on Tuesday, 1 August 2017, where the prime minister is questioned about public policies.

HM King Mohammed VI addressed, on Saturday, a speech to the nation on the occasion of the eighteenth anniversary of Throne Day.

The return of Morocco to the African Union (AU) and the moroccan sahara issue were, on Saturday 29 July 2017 in Rabat, were the main issue of a meeting initiated by the ministry for Moroccans living abroad and Migration on the occasion of the 18th anniversary of the Throne Day.

The opening of a photo exhibition of Leila Alaoui, who tragically disappeared in a terror attack in Ouagadougou,  took place on Wednesday, July 19, 2017, at the boarding area of ​​Port "Tanger Med Passagers" on the initiative of the Tangier Med Foundation and the Council of the Moroccan Community Living Abroad (CCME).

The Council of the Moroccan Community Abroad (CCME) received a delegation of Moroccan elected representatives and cultural actors from the city of Val-de-Reuil (Normandy) led by the Mayor of the city, Marc-Antoine Jamet, on Thursday 20 July 2017 at the council in Rabat.

The Council of the Moroccan Community living Abroad (CCME) received on Wednesday, July 19, 2017, 28 leaders of associations of African diasporas of Europe and Morocco to organize the forum of the youth of African diasporas from "Here and elsewhere" to be held from Friday 29 September to Sunday 1 October 2017.

The Moroccan Jewish community of the United Kingdom celebrated for the first time, on July 6th 2017,  the Mimouna, symbol of the coexistence between Jews and Muslims in Morocco.

HRH Princess Lalla Meryem took part on Wednesday morning 5th July 2017, in Paris in the national tribute ceremony to Simone Veil, a towering figure in French politics who died last Friday at the age of 89.

Addis-Ababa - HM King Mohammed VI stressed, on Monday in Addis-Ababa, the importance of laying out a common African Vision on migration and the related stakes and challenges.

The Migrations Network (Migrinter) of the University of Poitiers (France) organized, in collaboration with the National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) organized its 4th annual seminar on "Variations in Migration, Conflict in Practice", last 26 and 27 June 2017 in the French city of Poitiers. 

With the support of the Council of the Moroccan Community Abroad (CCME), the Regional Council of the Adouls Court of Appeal of Agadir a meeting will be held, from 6 to 9 July 2017 in the city of Agadir on international experiences and migrant issues.

Sponsored by the Council of de Moroccan community living abroad (CCME), Al-hasaniya Moroccan Women Centre in Lonfon and the world federation of Moroccan Jews are coming together on 6th July 2017 at the Yocef Portal Synagogue at 8 pm, for the first time to celebrate our common history and glorious heritage . 

Representative of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Morocco, Jean Paul Cavaliéri, welcomed Morocco's voluntary and humanist policy on migration and asylum, on the occasion of the World Migrants Day, celebrated on 20 June.

Morocco will be the "guest star" at the 3rd edition of the French festival "Des livres, des étoiles", a cultural event, held from 23 to 25 June in the mediterranean city of Marseille which will bring 25 French celebrities together who have published a book in "the current year ».

During a meeting at the the Council of the Moroccan Community Living Abroad (CCME), Mr. Abdellah Boussouf and Mr.Jamal Mikou of the Executive Board of the Tanger Med Foundation, took the decision to exhibit from 8 July to 1 September 2017 "On te pathway of Leila Alaoui " in the harbor of Tanger Med.

HM King Mohammed VI, gave his instructions to the Moroccan competent authorities to pay for corpse repatriation of the 6 Moroccan victims that were formally identified and assist the victims' families, said on Saturday the foreign affairs ministry.

The Council of the Moroccan Community Living Abroad (CCME) in partnership with the Council of the Rabat-Hassan Borough, pays tribute from June 8th to 30 June, to the French-Moroccan photographer Leila Alaoui. The opening of the exhibition "in the pathway of Leila Alaoui" took place on Friday evening 9 June : her family and relatives participated to the event.

The Council of the Moroccan Community Living Abroad (CCME) in partnership with the Leila Alaoui Foundation is organizing an exhibition of the late Leila Alaoui’s works in the streets of Mahaj Ryad (Hay Ryad) in Rabat from June 8 to 30, 2017. Texts and photos of the French-Moroccan artist, killed during a terrorist attack in Ouagadougou will be exposed.

Under the presidency of HM King Mohammed VI, the operation of receiving Moroccan expatriates dubbed "Marhaba" starts on Monday 5th June 2017 and run until Sept. 15, 2017, the Mohammed V Foundation for Solidarity said.

Twenty-two people, have been killed and 59 were injured in a suicide bombing at Manchester Arena Monday 2017, at the end of a concert by US singer Ariana Grande.

Mounir Mahjoubi, a 33-year-old French national of Moroccan origin, was appointed on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 as Secretary of State for Digital in the new government of President Emmanuel Macron.

Mr Abdellah Boussouf, Secretary General of the Council of the Moroccan Community Living Abroad (CCME) gave a conference on the religious issue of islam in Europe, which took place on Friday 12 May 2017 at the university of Governance and Economics and Social Sciences of the Mohammed VI Polytechnic University (FGSES-UM6P). The meeting was moderated by Mr. Mohammed Tozy, Dean of the Faculty.

Rabat - HM King Mohammed VI has sent a message of congratulations to Emmanuel Macron following his election as President of the French Republic.

The Council of the Moroccan Community Abroad (CCME) is taking part from May 3rd to 7th 2017, to the Tangiers International Books and Arts fair organized by the « Tanger Région Culturelle » association and the French cultural institute at the « Palais des Institutions italiennes ». "What freedom for youth?" is the topic of this 21st edition of the Book Fair.

Abdellah Boussouf, Secretary General of the Council of the Moroccan Community Abroad (CCME), presents his book "Islam and the common universal. Tolerance, identity coexistence and religious coexistence " Friday 5 th May 2017, in Paris at the theatre « des Dix heures »

The Forum for the promotion of peace in Muslim societies was launched , Tuesday, May 2, 2017 in Abu Dhabi. The meeting on the item "build trust and cooperation between the religions" is part of the visit of the first caravan for multi-religious peace entitled "American caravan for peace: promote peace through trust and inter-religious cooperation following the Marrakech declaration", with the attendance of various religious leaders. 

The council of the moroccan community living abroad Community (CCME) and the University of Governance and Economic and Social Sciences of the Mohammed VI Polytechnic University (FGSES-UM6P) organize from 04 May to 12 May 2017several workshops on contemporary matters of Moroccan migrations in Europe.

The first stage of the exceptional operation of regularization of the situation of foreigners, conducted from January 2 through December 21, 2014, has regularized the situation of more than 5,000 Syrians, representing 23 pc of the overall number, Deputy Minister in charge of Moroccans Living abroad, Abdelkrim Benatiq, said Thursday in Rabat.

The Institute of African Studies in Rabat organizes a two day conference on April 27-28 in Rabat, on "African migrants, a clue of South-South cooperation". At stake, the World Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD), which will take place from 28 to 30 June 2017 in Germany.

The Council of the Moroccan Community abroad(CCME) received, Monday, April 24, 2017 an official delegation of the Democratic Republic of Congo, led by Mrs. Banza Nsengalenge Delphine, lawyer and General prosecutor of the Congolese Constitutional Court.

The Council of the Moroccan Community living Abroad (CCME) recently organized a three-day pedagogical workshop around the « History of Morocco as a melting pot of migrations », in partnership with the associations SENS (Solidarity Exchange North South) in Bordeaux) and AKHIAM IMILCHIL.

The prime minister, Mr Saad Eddine El Othmani,  exposed on Wednesday April 19, 2017 in the heart of the parliament, his government's program for the next five years on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, during a public meeting in Parliament. « in accordance with Article 88 of the Constitution,

The late Moroccan photographer Leila Alaoui, killed in a terrorist attack in Ouagadougou last year, will be recognized with the « Commandeur des Arts et des Lettres «, announced  the French Minister of Culture Ms Audrey Azoulay on lately in Paris.

Mr Abdellah Boussouf, Secretary General of the Council of the Moroccan Community Living Abroad (CCME) called on the new government to apply the articles of the Constitution related to the Moroccan community living abroad in an interview with the Arabic-language daily Al Massae published on Wednesday 12 April 2017.

The Council of the Moroccan Community Abroad (CCME) met 18 young Moroccans from Catalunya (Spain) on Tuesday 11 April 2017 at the Council in Rabat. The visit was part of a cultural touring  of southern Morocco and organized by the Federation of the Higher Commission of Culture and Muslim Catalans.

The Sheikh Zayed Book Award announced, on Wednesday, that Moroccan historian and scholar Abdallah Laroui will be celebrated as the Cultural Personality of the Year for the award’s 2016-2017 edition.

Wednesday, 05 April 2017 21:22

HM the King Appoints New Government

Rabat  -  HM King Mohammed VI, accompanied by HRH Crown Prince Moulay El Hassan, appointed, on Wednesday in the Throne Hall in the Royal Palace in Rabat, the new government.

The Council of the Moroccan Community Abroad (CCME) payed tribute on 4 April 2017 to the first generations of Moroccans who settled in the Netherlands, at the National Library of the Kingdom of Morocco (BNRM) in Rabat.

HM King Mohammed VI represents a model not only for the leaders of the region but for the whole world, notably because of the laudable actions that the Sovereign has undertaken for the restoration of cemeteries and other Jewish sites throughout the Kingdom, said, Thursday 30 April 2017in New York, President of the American Sephardic Federation (ASF), David Dangoor.

The Council of the Moroccan Community Abroad (CCME) pays tribute on 4 April 2017 to the first generations of Moroccans who settled in the Netherlands, at the National Library of the Kingdom of Morocco (BNRM) in Rabat.

The Council of the Moroccan Community Living Abroad (CCME) and the Moroccan Association of Calligraphy signed a partnership on Monday, March 27, 2017 at the council in Rabat « to develop the cultural identity of the Moroccans of the world through calligraphy ».

HRH Princess Lalla Meryem and French President François Hollande chaired here on Wednesday the opening of the exhibition "Splendours of writing in Morocco, rare and unpublished manuscripts", which is held from March 22 to April 6 under the patronage of HM King Mohammed VI.

The French-Moroccan association « Les deux Rives » (Amiens-Picardy) organized recently an exhibition of the book "Moroccans, migrants and travelers" published by the Council of the Moroccan Community living Abroad (CCME) during the « Moroccan week » in the city of Amiens.

The Council of the Moroccan Community living Abroad (CCME) and the French Ministry of Education signed recently a convention in the city of Dreux for the publishing of a book based testimonies of aged moroccan soldiers gathered by young students of the city.

Thursday, 16 March 2017 10:58

Dutch elections : Democracy blocks populism

There was an outstanding turnout in the Dutch elections which took place on 15 march 2017: 81% of the 12.9 million voters went to the polls and largely elected Mark Rutte's Liberal party (VVD). The liberal party is followed by the Democratic Christian Party (CDA), the Social Democratic Party (D66), and the PVV, the populist and anti-Muslim party of Geert Wilders. The Green-left Party of Jesse Klaver -close to the PVDA (partij van de Arbeid)- could also be part of the future coalition.

In this weeks election (NDLR 15 march 2017), voters in Holland have to try and make sense of promises made by 28 parties and choose their future against a backdrop of a violent diplomatic dispute with Turkey, growing irritation with the EU, and increasingly populist politics worldwide.

HM King Mohammed VI called on lovers of peace, life and tolerance to rise up against the dissemination of fanaticism and obscurantism.

Some 18,281 applications for regularization of irregular migrants have been filed in Morocco since the launch of the 2nd phase of this operation until March 8, Minister for Moroccans Living Abroad and Migration Affairs, Anis Birou, said.

Mrs Mina  Rhouch is a doctor deeply involved in the spanish civil society, particularly in Sevilla where she lives. Her sphere of action: helping the most vulnerable migrants, especially women and minors.

UNSG Antonio Guterres named on Thursday Moroccan Najat Rochdi as Deputy Special Representative for the United Nations Integrated Multidimensional Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA), where she will serve as UN resident coordinator, humanitarian coordinator in the country, as well as UNDP resident representative.

"Leaders of Europe’s populist right-wing parties, including Geert Wilders (Netherlands), Marine Le Pen (France), Nigel Farage (United Kingdom) and Matteo Salvini (Italy) have heaped praise on Donald Trump’s immigration policy and his discourse against muslim immigration" says a ssurvey of the British Think Tank, Chatham House .

More than 260 young students of Smara and Saguia Al hamra discovered the exhibition "Moroccans: migrants and travelers" through the workshops organized by the Council of the Moroccan Community Living Abroad (CCME).

After the desecration of a Jewish cemetery in St. Louis during the last weekend in which more than 150 headstones were damaged, American Muslims  started a fundraiser to help the Jewish American community pay for repairs.

The French think tank Terra Nova (liberal), released on February 22, 2017, a study on "The Emancipation of Islam in France". The Think Tank proposes a less centralized representation of Islam in France and the establishment of two national  holidays, a Muslim and a Jew one instead of the Easter and Pentecost Mondays.

Mr. Abdellah Boussouf, Secretary General of the Council of the Moroccan Community Abroad (CCME), met with a delegation of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) on 22 February 2017 at the Council. The delegation was  chaired by Ms Ana Fonseca, head of mission of the organization in Rabat.

"Security responses alone are no longer enough to manage massive migratory flows in a coherent and concerted manner", said Mr Youssef Amrani, chargé de mission at the royal office.

Very few European countries have proven immune to the appeal of right-wing populism. The exception is Spain: despite economic crisis and fast-eroding political trust, Spain has not seen any right-wing populist party obtain more than 1% of the vote in national elections in recent years. What might explain this remarkable absence of an electorally successful Spanish right-wing populist party?

Historical personalities from moroccan descent, 80 cards and a game for the youngsters : this is the new didactical challenge of the Council of the moroccan community living abroad (CCME). The idea is simple : questions about historical Moroccan personalities and a booklet containing the answers to each question, with an aperçu  of each historical personality.

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