Rabat – October 18, 2016: Remarks by Ambassador Dwight Bush at Mohammed V University

Remarks by Ambassador Dwight Bush at Mohammed V University at a Speech by Mr. Brad Smith, Microsoft’s President and Chief Legal Officer Tuesday, October 18, 5-6PM As prepared for delivery   Thank you Dr. Amzazi for hosting us here today.  It is a great pleasure to see here today some of Morocco’s finest technology students, ...
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Ambassador Bush welcomed 109 new Peace Corps trainees to Morocco.

Ambassador Bush welcomed 109 new Peace Corps trainees to Morocco. After intensive language and cultural training, these trainees will join 54 others already working on youth projects in communities all over Morocco. Ambassador Bush encouraged this year’s new trainees to continue building the bridges of cultural understanding between the people of Morocco and the people of the ...
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Ambassador Bush held an event in honor of Search for Common Ground’s President Shamil Idriss

On Monday September 26 Ambassador Bush held an event in honor of Search for Common Ground’s President Shamil Idriss who was visiting Morocco with the organization’s leadership to learn about the NGO’s efforts to promote greater stability and social cohesion in the region.  Event guests included the Ambassador to Britain & Northern Ireland Karen Betts, ...
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Ambassador Bush gave a speech at the Royal Institute for Strategic Studies

Ambassador Bush gave a speech at the Royal Institute for Strategic Studies ( Institut Royal des Etudes Stratégiques, Maroc (IRES-Page officielle) about the U.S.-Moroccan strategic relationship to a group of Moroccan officials, representatives of civil society and the private sector. The Ambassador talked about the importance and breadth of our relationship, and opportunities to continue collaborating in the face of regional and global ...
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Ambassador Bush met with Penitentiary Administration (DGAPR) Delegate General Tamek

Ambassador Bush met with Penitentiary Administration (DGAPR) Delegate General Tamek on September 22nd and signed a bilateral agreement that allows the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement (INL) to use $3 million to cooperate with and support the Penitentiary Administration’s reform and modernization agenda. This agreement is a symbol of the ...
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Ambassador Bush visited the Connect Institute

Ambassador Bush visited the Connect Institute  to meet with the participants of the Empowering Moroccan Youth (EMY) program. He talked about the importance of activities like sports to help develop the mind, body, and spirit. Twenty young people shared about their experiences at the Institute, and even performed some music! EMY is made possible through a grant ...
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National Day Event at U.S. Embassy Rabat

My friend, Sayed Raees El Hokouma Benkirane, Esteemed Royal Counselors, Ministers, and Members of Parliament, Fellow Ambassadors and friends from the diplomatic corps, Distinguished guests, colleagues, and my fellow Americans. Assalamu aleikum, bonsoir, good evening. Thank you for joining us for this celebration of the 240th anniversary of independence of the United States of America. ...
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Rabat – July 12, 2016: Ambassador Bush Remarks – National Day

National Day Event at U.S. Embassy Rabat July 12, 2016 My friend, Sayed Raees El Hokouma Benkirane, Esteemed Royal Counselors, Ministers, and Members of Parliament, Fellow Ambassadors and friends from the diplomatic corps, Distinguished guests, colleagues, and my fellow Americans. Assalamu aleikum, bonsoir, good evening. Thank you for joining us for this celebration of the ...
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50th Anniversary of AmCham in Morocco

Ambassador Bush 50th Anniversary of AmCham in Morocco Villa Mirador May 13, 2016   Thank you, Rabia, and thank you Walter and the members of the Board of AmCham for including me in this great event to mark the 50th anniversary of the American Chamber of Commerce in Morocco.  Congratulations to you, your staff, and ...
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Villa Mirador – May 13, 2016: Ambassador Bush remarks during the 50th Anniversary of AmCham in Morocco

As prepared Ambassador Bush 50th Anniversary of AmCham in Morocco Villa Mirador May 13, 2016   Thank you, Rabia, and thank you Walter and the members of the Board of AmCham for including me in this great event to mark the 50th anniversary of the American Chamber of Commerce in Morocco.  Congratulations to you, your ...
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NPS 100th Anniversary/Sister Park Signing Ceremony Toubkal National Park

Ambassador Bush NPS 100th Anniversary/Sister Park Signing Ceremony Toubkal National Park May 11, 2016 High Commissioner, distinguished Wali of Marrakech, honorable President, honorable Governor, honored guests, and environmental advocates, good morning! It is a pleasure to be here with you today to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the United States National Park Service and launch ...
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Marrakesh – May 11, 2016: NPS 100th Anniversary/Sister Park Signing Ceremony Toubkal National Park

As prepared Ambassador Bush NPS 100th Anniversary/Sister Park Signing Ceremony Toubkal National Park May 11, 2016 High Commissioner, distinguished Wali of Marrakech, honorable President, honorable Governor, honored guests, and environmental advocates, good morning! It is a pleasure to be here with you today to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the United States National Park Service ...
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Marrakech Air Show 2016

Ambassador Bush’s Remarks 2016 Marrakech Air Show, American Pavilion Opening  Wednesday, April 27, 2016 To my distinguished Moroccan hosts and to the impressive group of U.S. company representatives gathered today in the USA pavilion, as the U.S. Ambassador to Morocco, I am so pleased to participate once again in the Marrakech Air Show. I wish ...
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Marrakesh – April 27, 2016: Ambassador Bush’s Remarks 2016 Marrakech Air Show, American Pavilion Opening

as prepared Ambassador Bush’s Remarks 2016 Marrakech Air Show, American Pavilion Opening  Wednesday, April 27, 2016 To my distinguished Moroccan hosts and to the impressive group of U.S. company representatives gathered today in the USA pavilion, as the U.S. Ambassador to Morocco, I am so pleased to participate once again in the Marrakech Air Show. ...
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Visit to Ibn Tofail University

Ambassador Bush Draft Remarks Visit to Ibn Tofail University Ibn Tofail University campus April 20, 2016   President Midaoui, faculty members and most importantly all of the students here today, good morning! I have heard such wonderful things about Ibn Tofail University for some time now, and I am so happy that today I have ...
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Kenitra – April 20, 2016: Ambassador Bush Draft Remarks Visit to Ibn Tofail University Ibn Tofail University campus

As delivered Ambassador Bush Draft Remarks Visit to Ibn Tofail University Ibn Tofail University campus April 20, 2016   President Midaoui, faculty members and most importantly all of the students here today, good morning! I have heard such wonderful things about Ibn Tofail University for some time now, and I am so happy that today ...
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TALIM 40th Anniversary

Ambassador Bush Draft Remarks TALIM 40th Anniversary in Tangier Villa Sidi Hosni April 7th, 2016 Good evening friends and supporters of the Tangier American Legation Institute for Moroccan Studies, known by all of us as TALIM. It is a pleasure to be here with you tonight to celebrate TALIM’s 40thanniversary and the enduring friendship between ...
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Ambassador Bush Remarks Crowdfunding Conference

Ambassador Bush Remarks Crowdfunding Conference Sofitel in Rabat March 22, 2016 Distinguished and honored guests, fellow Ambassadors, business leaders, entrepreneurs:  Good Morning and Welcome! As you all know, almost a year and a half ago Morocco was at the center of the entrepreneurial universe, when Morocco hosted the highly successful Global Entrepreneurship Summit, which included ...
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Rabat – March 22, 2016: Ambassador Bush Remarks Crowdfunding Conference

As delivered Ambassador Bush Remarks Crowdfunding Conference Sofitel in Rabat March 22, 2016 Distinguished and honored guests, fellow Ambassadors, business leaders, entrepreneurs:  Good Morning and Welcome! As you all know, almost a year and a half ago Morocco was at the center of the entrepreneurial universe, when Morocco hosted the highly successful Global Entrepreneurship Summit, ...
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Op-ed Realizing the Power of Entrepreneurship

Today marks the start of the 8th annual Global Entrepreneurship Week.  For the next seven days, we at the U.S. Embassy – together with citizens of Morocco and 160 countries around the world – will celebrate not only the concept of entrepreneurship, but its practitioners: the innovators and job creators who bring ideas to life, ...
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BM Fulbright Orientation Opening Remarks

Distinguished scholars and friends of Fulbright, good morning! On behalf of the U.S. Mission in Morocco, I would like to extend a warm welcome to each of you here.  One of the highlights of being the U.S. Ambassador to Morocco is that I have the opportunity to meet Americans like you.  Americans who are sharing ...
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Ambassador Bush Remarks – National Day 2015

Welcome to the celebration of the 239th Independence Day of the United States of America – the first of many, many more that will be held in our new Embassy building – in sha’allah. Opening this new facility in November 2014 was a major milestone in the American experience in Morocco.  This building is symbolic ...
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Ambassador Bush Remarks for the Open Government Steering Group Meeting

Minister-Delegate Moubdi, Mr. Forst, Mr. Neves, and Honored Guests: I am very pleased to be here today to participate in the opening of Morocco’s Open Government Steering Group meeting.   A little more than three years ago, the United States and seven other nations, along with eight civil society organizations, launched this Open Government Partnership (OGP) ...
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Opening Remarks for Maroc Model United Nations

Good evening, Director Ellman, Director Sebastien, Director Le cour Grandmaison, Rabat American School staff, students, fellow Ambassadors. It is a pleasure to be here this evening to participate in the opening of the Rabat American School Model United Nations. I’ve now served in Morocco for almost a year and it has been quite an eventful ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Bush at the Inauguration of the New U. S. Embassy in Rabat

Assalamu aleikum, bienvenue, and welcome: Head of Government Abdelilah Benkirane; Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation Salaheddine Mezouar; Mayor of Rabat Fathallah Oualalou; all the former Moroccan Ambassadors to the United States, and their American counterparts, in attendance today; my friends from the Diplomatic Corps; distinguished guests – you are among the first guests to ...
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Ambassador Bush’s Remarks for National Day

Ambassador Bush’s Remarks (as delivered) June 4, 2014 Assalamu aleikum. Bonsoir, Good evening.  My wife Toni and I are so pleased to welcome all of you tonight.  This is our first Independence Day celebration here in Morocco. Toni and I join with President Obama and Secretary Kerry in welcoming you tonight. When President Obama asked ...
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