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The CNDH meets with the delegation of the National Commission on Human Rights and Freedoms of Cameroon

The National Human Rights Council (CNDH) will meet with the Delegation of the National Commission for Human Rights and Freedoms of Cameroon (NCHRF) from 23 to 26 July 2019 as part of a study visit.

This visit aims at learning about the Moroccan experience on human rights. It is part of the CNDH actions related to sharing its experiences and expertise with the commissions and councils members of Network of the National African Human Rights Institutions (NANHRI).

Thus, this study visit will be an opportunity for the Cameroonian delegation to learn about the Moroccan experience, in particular the legislative framework governing public freedoms, the functioning of civil society in Morocco and the role of the CNDH in the elaboration, implementation and raising awareness of this legal framework.

Members of the delegation will also learn about the criteria used to diagnose NGOs in Morocco and methods, themes and results obtained as part of activities related to raising awareness and advocacy on civil liberties for administrative authorities and civil society.

During this study visit, light will be shed on the CNDH missions related to protecting and promoting human rights, the actions of the Rabat-Driss Benzekri Institute for Human Rights and the CNDH’s relationship with other international organizations.

Meetings with other institutions and civil society will be scheduled as part of the program of this study visit, such as: the Economic, Social and Environmental Council, the Interministerial Delegation for Human Rights, the Mediator Institution of the Kingdom, the Presidency of the Public Prosecutor, The High Authority of Audiovisual Communication (HACA), the Moroccan Observatory for civil Liberties, the Moroccan Organization for Human Rights (OMDH), the National Observatory for Children's Rights, etc.

The CNDHL delegation is composed of Mrs. Eva Etongue Mayer Epse Tamo, General Secretary of the CNDHL, Mr. Nonetchoupo Gabriel, Head of Division for the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights at the CNDHL and Mr. Amanye Botiba Philippe, Head of the Promotion Unit at the NCHRF.