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News: Headlines from the Moroccan Press: Friday, November 8, 2019

AUJOURD'HUI LE MAROC
Green March: The royal speech sets a new course:
Sahara, Agadir, Maghreb, Africa were very present in the royal speech. It was also a speech with several messages to mark the 44th anniversary of the Green March. "The Green March has been and will remain the absolute symbol of the symbiosis that indissolubly unites the Throne and the people. It is proof, if necessary, that together, the King and the people of Morocco are capable of meeting the challenges that the Nation may face. The momentum that made the recovery of the Sahara possible in 1975 continues today, and it is still the imperishable spirit of the Green March that drives us when we commit ourselves to bring the development of all regions of the Kingdom to a successful conclusion," said HM the King...

Unemployment rises to 9.4%:
A slight increase in unemployment was observed in the third quarter of 2019. More than 1.11 million Moroccans were in this situation compared to 1.08 million at the end of September 2018, an additional 26,000 people. This increase raised the unemployment rate to 9.4% from 9.3% a year earlier. This is noted by the High Commission for Planning (HCP) in its briefing note on key labour market indicators in the third quarter of the year...


LE MATIN DU SAHARA
Mrs Ivanka Trump launches a campaign in Sidi Kacem to support the melkisation of soulaliyate lands:
Ivanka Trump, advisor to US President Donald Trump, launched a campaign in Sidi Kacem yesterday to support the melkisation operation aimed at appropriating soulaliyate land as part of the Global Initiative for Women's Development and Prosperity (W-GDP). During this field visit, Ms. Ivanka Trump learned about women's access to collective land, a project initiated under the High Guidelines of HM King Mohammed VI and considered a major priority of the W-GDP to strengthen women's empowerment in Morocco...

Labour market: Unemployment rises to 9.4% in the 3rd quarter:
The Moroccan economy creates employment, but not enough to curb unemployment. It thus generated 143,000 net jobs between the 3rd quarter of 2018 and 2019. This dynamic is mainly due to the services sector, which has created 336,000 jobs nationwide...


LES INSPIRATIONS ÉCO
Souss-Massa. A new growth territory:
To commemorate the 44th anniversary of the Green March, the royal speech developed a futuristic approach that aims to capitalize on the achievements accumulated through development projects launched in favour of Moroccan citizens in the southern provinces. It is therefore always the same optimism that drives the sovereign's speeches about territorial integrity, and which highlights Morocco's desire to complete the process of national unification...

Protection of personal data. An open site:
The CNDP and Law 09-08 celebrate ten years of existence. What is the level of anchoring the culture of personal data protection in public and private institutions? This culture is clearly present, but it is still insufficient. One of the CNDP's missions since its inception has been to develop this awareness...


LIBERATION
In his speech on the occasion of the 44th anniversary of the Green March:
His Majesty King Mohammed VI, may God assist Him, addressed a speech to the Nation on Wednesday on the occasion of the 44th anniversary of the Green March...

Ivanka Trump in Morocco to promote its women's economic development initiative:
Ivanka Trump, advisor to US President Donald Trump, arrived at Rabat-Salé airport on Wednesday for a visit to Morocco. Upon her arrival at the airport, she was welcomed by Her Royal Highness Princess Lalla Meryem...