The Women for Climate Summit will be held on May 29-30, 2015 in Skhirat – Morocco at the Centre international de conférence Mohammed VI. To register for this event please click on the button below and fill out the registration form:
Detrimental effects of climate change can be felt in the short-term through natural hazards, such as landslides, floods and hurricanes; and in the long-term, through more gradual degradation of the environment.
The adverse effects of these events are already felt in many areas, including in relation to, inter alia, agriculture and food security; biodiversity and ecosystems; water resources; human health; human settlements and migration patterns; and energy, transport and industry.
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After studying at the Lycée Lyautey Casablanca Fathia Bennis joins the Mohammed V University in Rabat, where she obtained a BA, a DES in Political Science and a PhD in International Economic Relations.
She began her career as a director of a company Office (1981-1983) and between as a Senior Executive at Bank Al-Maghrib (1984). She then occupied different functions : Management Framework (1992) in charge of the IMF folder, the Credit Committee of the Secretariat and the Financial Market, which became the National Council of Money and Savings ; Head of Money Market (Refinancing of Banks Auctions of Treasury bills and negotiable debt securities) ; General Manager of the Stock Exchange of Casablanca (1998 to 2000) ; Director General of ONMT (until 2005) ; MAROCLEAR General manager (May 2005-July 2007) ; MAROCLEAR CEO (since July 2007).
Fathia Bennis is also Member of the National Council of the CGEM; Founding member of the AFEM; Treasurer of the Moroccan Association for the Study of International Relations; Deputy Secretary General of the Royal Moroccan Golf Federation ; Treasurer of the Association for Aid Emergency Rabat; President and co-founder of the Association Women’s Tribune; Member of the Board of the think tank CDS (Council for Development and Solidarity) ; Vice President of the Collectif Democracy and Modernity ; President of ALM Ecology Trophy ; Member of the Ameda (African & Middle East Depositories Association) ; and member of the UBA (The Union of Arab Stock Exchanges).
She was made Chevalier of the National Order of Merit of the French Republic.
Hakima El Haite holds a BA in Biology and Water Microbiology at the Faculty of Sciences of Fez, a Diploma of Advanced Studies (DEA) in Ecotoxicology at the Faculty of Sciences of Meknes, a national PhD Environmental Sciences at the Faculty of Sciences of Meknes and a second PhD in Environmental Engineering at the Ecole des Mines de Saint Etienne – College doctoral schools of mines in France. She also obtained a degree in political communication at the University of Washington (Washington DC).
Hakima El Haite was attached to the Directorate General of Urban Agency of Fez (1992-1993), founding director of S.EAUGLOBE, a company specializing in engineering and environmental work since 1994, delegated to the Presidential Summit President of the United States of America OBAMA Entrepreneurship and nominated as pioneer in the fields of the environment in Africa and the Middle East (1990) and Vice President of US-NAPEO (North Africa Partnership For Economic Opportunity) (2011).
Her political career within the People’s Movement began in 2003. She participated actively and including all restructuring actions, regionalization and strengthening bodies of that party, the party representation and animation of conferences sustainability. Since December 2012, she is president of international relations of the party.
Treasurer of the National Women’s Union (1994) to the section of Fes, Vice-President of AFEM (2007) and the International Liberal INLW for women (2007), President Connectingroup int Founder. (2011), MP President of the Liberal International for women (2012), President of the Committee on National Charter for Participatory Democracy (2013) and Member of the Committee of the national debate with civil society.