In a constantly changing global context, where energy transition and the fight against climate change are of major importance, Morocco is establishing itself as the African leader of the green transition, said the deputy head of the delegation of the European Union (EU) in Morocco, Alessio Cappelani.
The European official, who was speaking at the 15th energy conference, which is being held under the theme “Energy transition: progress report and prospects for 2035”, noted that “Morocco is a key partner for the EU in the approach linked to its climate objective for 2050, thanks to its ambitious climate and energy policy”.
Recalling the partnership that unites Morocco and the EU, with common climate actions prominently featured, Cappelani said that the two parties have a lot to gain together for stronger energy security, trade opportunities regular and more efficient protection of citizens against the impact of climate change.
The EU is counting on the Kingdom to further assert itself as a leader of the green transition in Africa, by showcasing its enormous potential and positioning itself as an eco-responsible, competitive and carbon-neutral partner, he said. .
The Deputy Head of the EU Delegation also insisted that a strong, collective and appropriate response to geopolitical, energy, climate and environmental challenges must be put in place following the EU’s presentation of the Green Deal which aims to be Europe’s new growth strategy to combine environmental, economic and social sustainability.
It should be noted that the 15th energy conference, organized under the high patronage of King Mohammed VI, and of which the United Arab Emirates is the guest of honor, brings together a host of Moroccan and foreign institutional personalities gathered to take stock of step and above all examine the future prospects of a highly strategic sector.