Morocco Reiterates Commitment to Combating World Drugs Problem

Speaking at a special event commemorating the United Nations International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, Farhane recalled that the Kingdom had already committed, under the terms of the “Pledge 4 Action” initiative launched at the 2024 Mid-Term Review, to supporting efforts to strengthen cooperation with African countries in combating the various aspects of the global drug situation, by sharing its experience gained in implementing its national counter-narcotics strategy.

“I would like to reiterate the commitment made by my country and reaffirm our commitment to share, on request, Morocco’s experience in data collection and analysis with African countries,” stressed Farhane.

The Kingdom remains convinced that the world drugs problem is a common and shared responsibility, and consequently, “the fight against this phenomenon requires more than ever collective efforts, focused actions, and optimal cooperation at all levels to meet the challenges” posed by this scourge, he added.

Morocco also welcomed the choice of theme for the special event, namely “Data collection and research for effective drug policy”. According to Farhane, this theme refers to one of the “fundamental components of the global fight against drug addiction and illicit trafficking, without which our collective efforts to properly tackle the world drugs problem would lack effectiveness”.

Morocco is fully committed to contributing to global efforts to combat the world drugs problem, as well as to prevent and treat drug addiction, said, on Wednesday in Vienna, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Kingdom of Morocco in Vienna, Azzeddine Farhane.

28 June 2024