Meeting in Rabat of a committee of the UfM Assembly


Réunion à Rabat d’une commission relevant de l'Assemblée de l'UpM
The House of Representatives on Friday hosted a meeting of the Commission for the Promotion of Quality of Life, Exchanges between Civil Societies and Culture under the Parliamentary Assembly of the Union for the Mediterranean (PA-UfM) .
During this meeting, presentations were given on the theme of "Youth in the Euro-Mediterranean region between societal engagement and fascination with virtual space" with the participation of a host of parliamentarians from the Assembly. and experts. The discussions led to the approval of a draft recommendation of the committee.
The Parliamentary Assembly of the UfM, previously known as the Euro-Mediterranean Parliamentary Assembly, was created in December 2003 in Naples (Italy) at the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership Ministerial Conference. Its main purpose is to help the legislative institutions to consolidate and develop the Euro-Mediterranean partnership process of cooperation and to deliver opinions on related matters and on the implementation of partnership agreements.
The assembly brings together the Parliaments of the 27 countries of the European Union, 10 Parliaments of the Southern Mediterranean countries as well as those of six other countries, namely Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Mauritania, Principality of Monaco and Montenegro.
It is composed of five committees: the Committee on Political Affairs, Security and Human Rights, the Commission for the Promotion of the Quality of Life, exchanges between civil societies and culture presided by Morocco , the Committee on Women's Rights, the Committee on the Economy, Finance, Social Affairs and Education and the Committee on the Environment, Energy and Water.
In addition, at a recent meeting in Barcelona, the Secretary General of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM), Nasser Kamel, and the Secretary General of the Arab Maghreb Union (UMA), Taieb Baccouche, emphasized their willingness to establish a new partnership between the two regional organizations.
They also took the opportunity to outline the respective roles of the two organizations and explain how they will be able to create synergies for the benefit of the people of the Maghreb region, particularly in key areas such as sustainable development, migration, transport and higher education.
In addition, they emphasized that by working together, respective organizations can develop better practices and initiatives to bring prosperity to people in the region.


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