Morocco Re-elected Vice-Chair of Executive Committee of Council of Europe’s North-South Centre

Strasbourg - The Kingdom of Morocco has been unanimously re-elected as Vice-Chair of the Executive Committee of the Council of Europe's European Centre for Global Interdependence and Solidarity, commonly referred to as the "North-South Centre". Morocco's reappointment to the vice-presidency of the aforementioned Committee, for a further two-year term, falls within the context of the renewal of the North-South Centre's statutory bodies, subsequent to the elections held at the 32nd meeting of the Executive Committee, which took place on May 21, 2024, in Lisbon. Besides demonstrating the quality of the rich and multi-dimensional relations between the Kingdom of Morocco and the Council of Europe, through a perennial and constructive political dialogue, operational cooperation encompassing the bulk of Moroccan institutional and non-governmental bodies. This re-election consolidates Morocco's status as a reliable and credible partner of the North-South Centre while underpinning its proven commitment to the achiev ement of the Centre's missions and the shared ownership of its actions. According to a statement by the Kingdom's Consulate General in Strasbourg, this re-election is a recognition sign of Morocco's pioneering role in promoting intercultural dialogue and establishing a horizontal approach to global challenges. It also testifies to the Kingdom's strategic position in the various dynamics of the Euro-Mediterranean area. The renewal of Morocco's term as chair of this executive statutory body reflects, once again, the trust enjoyed by Morocco's policy led under the leadership of His Majesty King Mohammed VI, may God assist him, in terms of reform and democratic renewal, strengthening good governance and the rule of law, and promoting universally recognized human rights, noted the same source. The Kingdom of Morocco was represented at the 32nd meeting of the North-South Centre's Executive Committee by Omar Amghar, Moroccan Consul General in Strasbourg, in charge of relations with the Council of Europe. Source : Agence Marocaine De Presse