The Minister of National Education, Vocational Training, Higher Education and Scientific Research, government spokesperson, Saaid Amzazi, represents Morocco, in videoconference mode, on the 24th and 25th of this year, at the work of the 37th session of the Ministerial Conference of La Francophonie, in the presence of ministers from 88 member states and governments of the International Organization of La Francophonie (OIF).
During his speech at the high-level debate held on Tuesday, Mr. Amzazi congratulated Ms. Louise Mushikiwabo, Secretary General of the OIF, for all the actions carried out in favor of gender equality, welcoming the creation of the Fund de Solidarité de la Francophonie pour les femmes, an initiative focused on the empowerment of women and girls, said a press release from the Ministry of National Education, Vocational Training, Higher Education and Scientific Research.
In this regard, the Minister recalled the launch by the Kingdom of Morocco, in February 2020, of the new Integrated National Program for the Economic Empowerment of Women by 2030, the implementation of which is based on legislative reform and institutional, gender-sensitive incentives and policies, digitization and changing representations and stereotypes, adds the same source.
He notably underlined the message of HM King Mohammed VI addressed to the participants in the 2nd edition of the annual Summit of the “Women in Africa” initiative, on September 27, 2018 in Marrakech.
Mr. Amzazi also said during his speech that in terms of education, the Kingdom is aware that education is a global common good which contributes to the implementation of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals and to the foundation of just and inclusive societies.
To this end, adds the press release, the minister specified that the Moroccan government continues to consult on issues of governance and the quality of the national education system, notably through the Higher Council of