Rabat, (UNA-OIC) – The Islamic World Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (ICESCO) hailed the outcomes of the agreement signed between Morocco and the United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism (UNOCT) regarding the establishment of the UNOCT Program Office in Rabat, the first of its kind in Africa.
ICESCO also lauded Morocco’s great efforts upon the instructions of His Majesty King Mohammed VI.
This agreement constitutes a recognition of the efficient comprehensive and proactive anti-terrorism approach of the Kingdom at the security, socio-economic, religious, and cultural levels.
The Organization stresses its support for similar international actions and expresses its willingness to implement the UN strategy for the benefit of Member States. ICESCO signed a strategic partnership within the framework of its Cooperation Agreement with the Mohammadia League of Scholars, to cooperate in three major areas of interventions:
1. Networking universities and research institutes;
2. Training on the deconstruction of extremism discourse;
3. Translating and publishing educational materials on the deconstruction of extremism discourse.
The Organization reaffirms that the strategic partnership considers the importance of the civilizational dimensions to fight against terrorism.
The measure follows educational, cultural, socio-economic, and religious mechanisms to deconstruct the extremism discourse, insulate the targeted categories against any penetration, and develop specialized programs on the revision of ideological perspectives.