Morocco to Provide $ 1 Million Humanitarian Aid to Flood-Hit Paraguay

Morocco to Provide 1 Million Humanitarian AidRabat – Upon High instructions of HM King Mohammed VI, Morocco will provide a US$ 1 million emergency humanitarian aid to flood-hit Paraguay, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation said Friday.

This decision is part of Morocco’s commitment in favor of South-South cooperation, as well as it shared, permanent and active solidarity with the region’s countries, the ministry underlined in a statement.

It is also meant to contribute to alleviating the difficult conditions experienced by some friendly Paraguayan population, the statement added.

According to Paraguay’s National Emergency Secretariat (SEN) around 13,000 families are affected by flooding, most of them from the poor Los Ba?ados areas of the city of Asunci?n, located close to the river.


About The Project

Funded by the Open Society Foundation for South Africa (OSF-SA), the project focuses on the changing dynamics and implications of South- South cooperation, in the context of South Africa's avowed commitment to this cause in its international relations. The need to understand the complexities of South-South dynamics and their implications for foreign policy is particularly urgent for South Africa, which, while working to advance South-South multilateralism, must also contend with the corresponding need to remain true to other universal values underpinning its foreign policy as well as guarantee the specific interests of its immediate environment, that is, the African continent.

Key Themes

In recent times, South-South cooperation has received renewed attention, inspired mainly by the emergence of new southern clubs such as IBSA, BRICS and CELAC. This trend reflects a growing push by developing countries to respond to current global challenges in a coherent and concerted manner.


Aims and Objectives of The Project

The aim of the project is therefore to contribute, through critical research and dialogue, towards a nuanced understanding of contemporary South-South cooperation. In particular, it seeks to appreciate the basis on which countries in the South cooperate or compete with one another, and the implication of these dynamics for South Africa's policy.


Contact details
Address:   3rd Floor Robert Sobukwe Building
263 Nana Sita Street
South Africa

PO Box 14349
The Tramshed
    E-mail: e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
      Telephone:   +2712 337 6082
      Fax:   +2786 212 9442
Follow us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Linkedin Follow our RSS feeds