Rabat Hosts Meeting on Green Economy and its Challenges
Rabat – The symposium ”The green economy in Morocco, the strategy to fight climate change and the European Green Deal” kicked off, Friday in Rabat, in the presence of an array of personalities and specialists from various backgrounds.
Initiated by the Lions Club International, District 416 Morocco, this meeting will highlight different themes such as “The energy transition and green economic recovery in Morocco, what impacts of the European Green Deal?”, “The fight against climate change and sustainable agriculture in Morocco, what are the stakes of the European Green Pact? and “What role does civil society play in the implementation of strategies and projects in sustainable development?
For Karim Essakalli, governor of District 416 Morocco, the organization of this event “is in line with the five pillars of the Lions Club International”, namely diabetes, sight, malnutrition, environment and childhood cancer.
In a statement to M24, MAP’s 24-hour news TV channel, Essakalli emphasized the importance of the environment and the relevance of Lions Clubs International Foundation’s (LCIF) actions in this area.
For his part, Said Mouline, Director General of the Moroccan Agency for Energy Efficiency (AMEE), said that Morocco has a proactive policy, supported by a vision at the highest level of government for a national strategy for sustainable development that affects all sectors.
He noted that this meeting is an opportunity to discuss major projects implemented by Morocco, job opportunities and wealth creation offered by the green economy.
For Mouline, Morocco has a huge potential in terms of green economy and know-how that can serve the country, the African continent and partner countries.
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