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Inaugural MACN Preparatory Meeting: Roadmap for Human Development in Morocco

July 05, 2012 By: admin Category: The situation

By Leila Hanafi
Morocco World News
New York, July4, 2012

In a stimulating and action-oriented atmosphere, over 90 prominent Moroccan-American community activists and leaders throughout the US from such diverse disciplines as education, engineering, human rights, law, environment, business and finance convened on June 23, 2012 at the Preparatory Meeting of American-Moroccan Competencies Network Forum in New York.

With the convergence of an unparalleled number of Moroccan-American leaders, the Forum represented an unprecedented opportunity to encourage dialogue with senior representatives from Moroccan Government agencies, the Embassy of the Kingdom of Morocco in Washington DC, and the Consulate General of the Kingdom of Morocco in New York; incubate development project proposals for Morocco amidst the transformational changes engulfing the country; and develop the cross-fertilization of ideas to reinforce national development, namely through the prism of human, economic, and technology sectors.

As a Moroccan-American lawyer and co-Founder of the American-Moroccan Legal Empowerment Network (AMLEN), I had the privilege to serve as the Co-Chair of the Human Development Working Session along with community leader, Nadia Serhani of Morocco Foundation and AMLEN.

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