Ismaili Centre, Lisbon hosts Lisbon Forum 2015: Perspectives from Morocco

Lisbon 03/12/2015: The Minister Delegate to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Mrs Mbarka Bouaida, took part Thursday, December 3, 2015 in Lisbon, Lisbon Forum 2015 held at the Ismaili Centre, Lisbon,

Speaking on the occasion, Ms. Bouaida, strongly condemned the recent terrorist attacks in various parts of the world and similarly stressed the need to adopt a layered approach to combat extremism in all its forms.

Ismaili Centre, Lisbon hosts Lisbon Forum 2015: Perspectives from MoroccoIn this regard, she stressed that the security approach alone is not enough to eradicate this scourge, emphasizing the different political, economic and social adopted by Morocco to the strengthening of democracy, with Morocco’s new constitution adopted in July 2011.

The Lisbon Forum 2015 (LF2015), chaired by the Adviser to His Majesty the King of Morocco, André Azoulay, was supported by a large Moroccan delegation composed of senior officials, parliamentarians and ‘associative actors alongside some 250 representatives of international organizations, ministries of Mediterranean States and European parliaments, local authorities and civil society.

The work of this meeting (LF2015) will focus on three fundamental axes, namely “the rule of law and democratic responses: a bulwark against radicalization”, “Prevention of radicalization through education and training” and “strengthening of youth and the role of women in preventing and combating radicalization”.

Held annually since 1994, the Lisbon Forum is a unique platform to bring together high-level participants from Europe, its neighboring regions and other continents to share experiences, best practices and expertise around themes related to promoting democracy, human rights and the rule of law.



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