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The High Atlas Earthquake: Disaster, crisis, and government response

The High Atlas Earthquake: Disaster, crisis, and government response   Preliminary Results Press Conference Call   Date and time: March 9, 2024, At 4:00 pm The Moroccan Institute for Policy Analysis is organizing a press conference to present the key findings of the report “The High Atlas Earthquake: Disaster, crisis, and government responses” on Saturday, March 9, 2024 at 4:00 pm. Natural disasters could be some of the biggest challenges faced by governments around the...

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: MENA METHODS WORKSHOP

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: MENA METHODS WORKSHOP   Qualitative Methods for the Social Sciences: Causal Analysis May 15-17, 2024 – Tangier, Morocco     The American Political Science Association (APSA) is pleased to announce a Call for Applications from early-career scholars who would like to participate in a qualitative methods training workshop for scholars from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). This program will provide intermediate-level training on understanding and applying methods of qualitative analysis...

Moroccan Family Code Reform: Achievements, Challenges, and Future Directions for Gender Equality

Moroccan Family Code Reform: Achievements, Challenges, and Future Directions for Gender Equality Policy Brief   By: Mohammed Masbah, Hajar Idrissi and Rachid Aourraz   Background On 3 February 2004, after due consideration, the Moroccan parliament adopted the “Family Code” bill (Moudawant Al Ousra), replacing the Personal Status Code (PSC) which was drawn up in 1958 after the country’s independence.  The context is marked by an unprecedented debate on the status of women in a country...

Enhancing Climate Resilience through Green Energy Transition in Morocco

Enhancing Climate Resilience through Green Energy Transition in Morocco Policy Brief   By: Mohammed Masbah, Hajar Idrissi and Rachid Aourraz   Introduction Morocco faces critical environmental challenges as a result ofclimate change. This includes, creeping desertification, compromised forest areas, water scarcity, degradation of fragile ecosystems like oases and the coastal areas, and a high vulnerability to climate change and natural disasters. These environmental pressuresnot only threatens Morocco’s rich biodiversity but also the livelihoods, well-being, and...

Cybersecurity in Morocco: between achievements and challenges

While Morocco has made significant strides in cybersecurity, it continues to face ongoing challenges in combating cyber threats. The evolving nature of cyber-attacks necessitates constant adaptation, conformity with international context and investment in technological solutions, human resources, national and international cooperation to ensure a robust cybersecurity posture.

The War on Gaza Must Be Stopped

  The War on Gaza Must Be Stopped Since its establishment in 2017, the Moroccan Institute for Policy Analysis has been committed to the principles of human rights that seek to uphold the values of justice, freedom, and equality as fundamental pillars of the international system. We, at the Moroccan Institute for Policy Analysis, are deeply concerned about the Israeli war on Gaza, which has resulted in the deaths of thousands of civilians, especially children...