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Laayoune-Sakia El Hamra Region: Forum on the Right to the City- An Inclusive and Sustainable City

The Regional Human Rights Commission of the Laayoune-Sakia El Hamra Region (CRDH) is organizing a Regional Forum on “The Right to the City: An Inclusive and Sustainable City", in partnership with the Wilaya of the Laayoune-Sakia El Hamra Region, the Council of the Laayoune-Sakia El Hamra Region and the Commune of El Marsa (A city in Morocco), on the 25th, 28th and 29th November 2022, in Laayoune, Morocco.

This regional forum is part of the continuation of the public debate launched by the CRDH last year on the occasion of World Cities Day.

It aims to conduct a participatory assessment of the effectiveness of human rights in urban policies and programs. It also intends to consolidate the achievements related to this question and open a public debate on challenges with all stakeholders in the region.

This event also aims to contribute to achieving Goal 11 of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which stipulates to "make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable".
Mrs. Amina Bouayach, CNDH Chairperson, will participate in this Regional Forum.

This event will schedule several activities:
- A workshop on human rights and participatory democracy mechanisms on 25 November 2022, in the El Marsa Commune;
- A scientific session and workshops on: the inclusive city, the rights of groups and the effectiveness of access to economic and social rights, the sustainable city, the right to a healthy environment, The African City and Human Rights, on 28 November 2022, at Al Massira Hotel in Laayoune;
- A scientific session on "The Right to the City, Reference and Ways of Implementation" on 29 November 2022, at the Palais des Congrès in Laayoune.

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