MedaWeek: Mezouar Receives ASCAME Mediterranean Award
Barcelona – COP22 President, Salaheddine Mezouar, received on Wednesday evening in Barcelona the Mediterranean Award of the Association of the Mediterranean Chambers of Commerce and Industry (ASCAME), on the occasion of the Mediterranean Week of Economic Leaders (MedaWeek 2017).
This award was given to Mezouar in recognition of his role in promoting sustainable development in the Mediterranean region and the actions he undertook as part of the 22nd Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP22), held in November 2016 in Marrakech.
Mezouar said he was honored to receive this award as President of the COP22, stressing that it is a honor for Morocco and for all the teams that made this Conference a success.
Mezouar told MAP that this award is also a recognition of the efforts and the progress made by the Kingdom in this area under the leadership of HM King Mohammed VI.
ASCAME also awarded other prizes to personalities and institutions in the Mediterranean region as a recognition of their efforts to promote the economic development in the region.
The Mediterranean Week of Economic Leaders of Barcelona (MedaWeek), organized in Barcelona on Nov. 22-24, addresses several challenges, including the restructuring of traditional industries and the diversification of economic activity, the attraction of major foreign investment and the intensification of cooperation between all the region’s countries.
The event brings together more than 1,000 entrepreneurs from 35 countries.