Stevens Initiative Opens Competition to Fund Virtual Exchange Programs Connecting Youth in the United States, Middle East, and North Africa

For Immediate Release Contact: Christine Shiau Assistant Director The Aspen Institute Christine.Shiau@aspeninstitute.org stevensinitiative.org Washington, DC, August 8, 2018 — The Stevens Initiative today opened the 2018 competition to fund virtual exchange programs in the United States and the Middle East and North Africa in order to help young people gain the collaboration, language, problem-solving skills, technical and vocational skills, as ...
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Meeting of the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS in Morocco

Special Presidential Envoy for Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS, Brett McGurk met with Moroccan Foreign Minister Bourita and senior government officials in a Defeat ISIS Coalition meeting hosted by the Moroccan government to discuss a range of political, economic, and security issues, including Morocco’s important contributions to the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS.     Media note source
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U.S. Charge d’Affaires Stephanie Miley in Taourirt village in Tata province

  U.S. Charge d’Affaires Stephanie Miley, Utah National Guard Adjutant General MG Jefferson Burton, MajGen Burke Whitman, and Governor of Tata Hassan Khalil participated in  #AfricanLion2017 ’s Humanitarian Civil Assistance Mission Distinguished Visitor Day on April 23 in Taourirt village in Tata province. Members of the  Utah Air National Guard , along with personnel from Arizona and Colorado, and nurses ...
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American Pop Band “The Exchange” Tours Morocco April 25-29 Concerts in Casablanca, Oujda, Meknes and Rabat

The U.S. Embassy in Morocco is pleased to welcome an energetic American vocal group, The Exchange (link – http://www.exchangevocal.com/ ), to perform in Morocco from April 25-29, 2017.  The high energy youth-focused American band will travel here as part of a multi-country tour and they are looking forward to meeting Moroccan fans during their stops in ...
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Stories of Resilience: The 2017 International Women of Courage Awardees

By Thomas A. Shannon, Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs on March 29, 2017   First Lady Melania Trump, today, honored 13 extraordinary women with the Secretary of State’s International Women of Courage Award. This award recognizes women around the globe who have shown exceptional courage and leadership in advocating for women’s rights, empowerment, and justice, ...
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2017 Human Rights Report Communiqué

On March 3, 2017, the U.S. Department of State released the 2016 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices, which include Morocco and the Western Sahara. The United States would like to recognize the positive steps that Morocco took in 2016 to strengthen its respect for human rights. The U.S. Embassy appreciates the Government of Morocco’s ...
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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 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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