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Politics of Morocco

In Morocco, the type of government is a Unitary parliamentary constitutional monarchy. In Morocco, the legislative power is vested in a Parliament. The head of the government is Mohammed VI. The governmental structure of a country determines the manner in which laws are written, approved, and interpreted. Government type determines the manner in which elections are held as well as the country's system of policing its citizens. The term of office of the head of state in Morocco lasts until the next succession. The length of a head of state's term has a direct effect on the power and influence of the executive position. A longer term of office provides the head of state with increased authority. The Global Peace Index (GPI) for Morocco is 2.002. The strength of legal rights index for Morocco is 2. Overall, it is considered to be rather weak - bankrupcy and collateral laws are unable to protect the rights of borrowers and lenders in case of credit-related complications; credit information, if any at all, is scarce and hardly accessible. In 2013, Morocco received 1480.3 million USD in foreign aid. In 2014, the foreign aid amounted to 1455.6 USD.

Government

In Morocco, the head of the government is Mohammed VI. The government system of Morocco is a Unitary parliamentary constitutional monarchy. In Morocco, the legislative power is vested in a Parliament; this is a Bicameral legislative body, and therefore a Bicameral Parliament. According to the World Bank Group, the government effectiveness index of Morocco is -0.14. This indicates that the government of Morocco is mediocre. While some public and civil services are limited, in other cases they can be considered adequate or even effective. Potential investors should carefully evaluate the governmental situation in Morocco before considering any business maneuvers.

Unions and alliances

This section deals with a list of unions Morocco is a member of.

Morocco is a member of the United Nations (UN). Morocco is a member of the World Trade Organization (WTO). Morocco is a member of the International Monetery Fun (IMF). To read more about when Morocco became a member of these unions and what additional political unions and alliances Morocco is part of, click on Morocco membership in international unions.

Freedom in Morocco

With regard to political and civil freedoms, Morocco is 2. Citizens in Morocco experience partial freedom. While the majority of citizens are able to exercise their free will to a certain extent in Morocco, some political engagement may be limited and certain population groups may be excluded from certain freedoms or expressions. To read more about freedom level in Morocco click on Freedom in Morocco.