The EU’s relationship with the Moroccan government reinforces the political status quo at a time when a growing number of Moroccans appear to want change.
Morocco should participate constructively at the AU and consolidate its successful bilateral economic and cultural diplomacy in Africa.
Liesl Louw-Vaudran joined the ISS in 2008 as an associate editor. She is currently a senior research consultant with the Peace and Security Research Programme and editor of the PSC Report. Liesl has over 20 years’ experience working in various African countries. She has an honours degree (cum laude) from the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa.
As long as politicians are not held accountable, many Moroccans will shy away from taking part in the political process.
Islamist party facing strong challenge from new party.
Morocco’s business community is profiting from “new” industries but they do not generate enough employment.