Meeting of the Technical Committee of the Ministerial Commission for Moroccan Residing Abroad and Migration Affairs
International Migrants Day on 18 December, is an occasion to reaffirm and strive for further mobilization and to unite efforts among all stakeholders to protect the rights and aspirations of Moroccans Residing Abroad, both culturally, socially and economically.
In this context, Mrs. Nezha El Ouafi chaired on 18 December the seventh meeting of the Technical Committee of the Ministerial Commission on Moroccans Residing Abroad and Migration Affairs, with the participation of representatives of more than 20 public sectors and institutions.
The meeting was devoted to the presentation and review of the National Program project for mobilizing Moroccan Competencies abroad, which aims at integrating the expertise and specialization of competencies into an existing program within the competence of each ministry and national institution, as well as the institutional framework and the governance, prepared by a joint team with the Ministry of National Education, Vocational Training, higher Education and Scientific Research.
The meeting also discussed the territorial implementation of the national policy on immigration and expatriates, as well as the governance and coordination of the Moroccan cultural offer abroad, and the supplement of the draft decree relating to it.
The launch of the fourth session of the winter university in the city of Dakhla
Mrs. Nouzha El Ouafi, Minister delegate in charge of Moroccans Residing Abroad, chaired the launch of the fourth session of the winter university on Monday, 21 December 2020, in the city of Dakhla.
This session was organized through on-site and on-line format, benefited to more than 60 young Moroccan residing in more than 19 countries abroad, under the slogan of “living together ».
The aim is to strengthen the ties of the emerging generations of Moroccan expatriates with their country of origin, as well as to strengthen cultural interaction, to promote tolerance, coexistence and mutual respect, and to raise the level of communication with them under the restrictions imposed by the “Covid 19” pandemic on movement between countries.
What distinguishes this session from its predecessors is its convening, in Dakhla, in order to strengthen communication with Moroccan young expatriates and young people living in Morocco, particularly in the Kingdom’s southern provinces.
Over two days, participants will benefit from seminars led by prominent personalities, including Moroccan professors, researchers and experts, including one of the distinguished Moroccan skills living in America, wich is Mr. Kamal El-Ouedghiri, a communications engineer and a Moroccan space scientist in the American Space Agency « NASA ».