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2024 Paris Peace Forum in Morocco to focus on fair transitions

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The 2024 Paris Peace Forum Spring Meeting will take place on June 10 in Morocco in partnership with Mohammed VI Polytechnic University (UM6P).

The UM6P campus © OCP

The 2024 Paris Peace Forum Spring Meeting will take place on June 10 in Morocco in partnership with Mohammed VI Polytechnic University (UM6P).

This landmark event will convene a diverse array of global stakeholders, including representatives from states and governments, international organizations, civil society, and the private sector. The focus will be on the shared North-South objective of "Fair Transitions."

The meeting will feature a comprehensive program that includes live-streamed sessions with renowned experts and thematic closed-door meetings. Key topics on the agenda include climate finance and development, energy transition, agricultural transitions in Africa, nutrition, global health equity.

Several sessions will be organized in collaboration with the Mo Ibrahim Foundation. The state-of-the-art UM6P campus in Benguerir will serve as the host venue for this significant event.

"We are convinced that 'Fair Transitions' are the key to sustainable and inclusive development in Africa and around the world," stated Hicham El Habti, President of UM6P. This sentiment underscores the meeting's commitment to finding solutions that ensure equitable progress for all.

UM6P, a leading Moroccan university, is dedicated to developing solutions for both continental and global challenges. With a strong emphasis on education and research, the university maintains robust links to industry, business, and innovation. UM6P is committed to empowering a new generation of talents who will build and lead Africa's future.

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