COVID-19

Contributions & Opinions

First identified in the city of Wuhan in China in December 2019, the Covid-19 epidemic was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization on 11 March 2020. Since then, our experts have been closely monitoring the effects of the pandemics on public health, national and regional trade and economy and are taking action to prepare development approaches while coming out of the crisis.

Contributions

Towards structural changes for an African co-emergence

The role of Morocco as a prospective driving Hub

By Papa Demba Thiam

Through this political note, Dr Papa Demba Thiam proposes different approaches to implement a revisited strategy of inclusive global economic integration in Africa, based on the development and dissemination of complementary economic opportunities throughout the space continental economy, focusing on Morocco and its role in the paradigm shift enabled by the Covid-19 crisis.

Moroccan crisis communication COVID 19

Success and some necessary reframing

By Mohamed Benabid

In this policy note that IMIS devotes to the challenges of public crisis communication, Mohamed Benabid questions the Moroccan experience by putting into perspective the unprecedented context of the Covid 19 pandemic.

Moroccan crisis communication COVID 19

Success and some necessary reframing

By Mohamed Benabid

In this policy note that IMIS devotes to the challenges of public crisis communication, Mohamed Benabid questions the Moroccan experience by putting into perspective the unprecedented context of the Covid 19 pandemic.

The automotive sector value chain in Morocco, in post-crisis perspective COVID-19

By Hafsa El Bekri

Certain industrial sectors, such as the automotive industry, are highly globalized. Under the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, these sectors are undergoing an overhaul of their value chains. The need to shorten supply circuits is a condition for securing supplies from major global manufacturers. In this context, regional relocations from Asia to Europe are foreseeable.

Opinions

Innovative climate and energy policies

Why post-COVID 19 Morocco cannot escape it

By Ghalia Mokhtari

These are dark days, but they are not without hope. We have a rare and short window of opportunity to rebuild our world for the better. Using the recovery from the pandemic to lay the foundation for a safe, healthy, inclusive and more resilient world for all

What public health policy for emerging countries after the crisis?

By Abdelmounim BELALIA

The Covid-19 pandemic, of unprecedented magnitude, will have serious consequences for Morocco’s growth as well as for several sectors of the Kingdom’s economy, already under pressure from the start of a drought.

What public health policy for emerging countries after the crisis?

By Dr Kaouthar LBIATI

How governments of emerging countries can learn from the COVID-19 crisis to further strengthen their public health policy, put their national health programs back on their agendas and establish winning strategies to better cope with the next pandemic?

Anticipation and ambition: why the north and the south can no longer escape it

By Abdelmalek ALAOUI

CHRONIC. Systemic, massive, globalized, the Coronavirus crisis is not only health, economic, social or cultural. It is also indicative of the gap that has existed for over sixty years between the voluntarism of discourse and the sad clinical reality of the relationship between the north and the south.

Health, economic, and finally political crisis?

By Nabil BAYAHYA

The epidemic the world is currently experiencing is not the first in history. But what is new is its management by an unprecedented global confinement. When they made this decision, the leaders of the Planet were not unaware of the consequences on the world economy, but they thought that the 15 days of incubation of the virus would be enough to make it disappear, and that a small dose of Keynesianism would erase the memory.

Why the flame started in Morocco must continue

By Ahmed AZIRAR

The Coronavirus crisis will be very strong, systemic, and its effects will be unprecedented. If it is more or less established that man will survive, it is not certain that world order will resist it, as the virus disrupts economic and commercial systems, even the very organization of societies.