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  1. Introduction
  2. The Association Agreement: A bilateral reference to Euro-Moroccan cooperation
    1. The normative foundation of the Association Agreement
    2. The Association Agreement of 1996: Towards a comprehensive approach to Euro-Moroccan cooperation
  3. The Barcelona Declaration: A regional reference to Euro-Moroccan cooperation in human development
    1. The context of the Barcelona Declaration
    2. The contents of the declaration and its contribution to human development
  4. The mechanisms of the Euro-Moroccan cooperation in human development
    1. The institutional mechanisms
    2. Funding mechanisms

Salvador de Madariaga, a Spanish journalist and politician, attributed the English bipartisanship and the sportsmanship of the British people to consider the political struggles as a game between rival teams. This theory is not very convincing from the perspective of political science but has the merit of trying to explain the bipartisan situation in Britain. Politics is and has been dominated by two major parties and it has almost uninterruptedly been more unstable and cannot be astonished. In Britain, the Parliament is composed as in France of two chambers, the House of Commons and the House of Lords. Members of the second chamber are appointed by the Queen or hereditary members. However, since 1911, this room has seen its power steadily decrease until it became almost negligible today. Legislative power is actually in the hands of the House of Commons. It is the same room that determines the executive, because the majority party in the House of Commons has its leader appointed by the monarch as prime minister and forms a cabinet around it. This government is accountable to the legislature, and it is a parliamentary system. The appointment of Deputies is the only national power of citizens. The election takes place every five years in theory but in reality the room was dissolved before the deadline (except in 1964 and 1997). Citizens exercise their right of suffrage and this is a voting system for electing a candidate for whom the greatest number of citizens has voted. It is not necessary to obtain a majority, but only to have more votes than others. In this system, we observed the longstanding presence of a bipartisan commonly called the two party systems. This term refers to a system or two major parties dominated by the political scene and regularly alternated in power. The total use of FPTP dates from 1950; however, some districts previously used to designate two or three members. However, if this bipartisanship until recently seemed a permanent feature, it is now beginning to crack with the growing strength of other political forces and the establishment of new parliaments

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