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CNDH Chairperson launches a series of online working meetings with the CRDHs Presidents

Mrs. Amina Bouayach, Chairperson of the National Human Rights Council (CNDH), scheduled meetings throughout this week with the presidents of the Regional Human Rights Commissions (CRDHs) to exchange views and interact on organizational issues.

In this context, the CNDH Chairperson held an online meeting, on the morning of Monday, 20 July 2020, with the presidents of the CRDHs in the Saharan regions of Morocco.

The CNDH Chairperson met with Presidents of the CRDHs in Dakhla- Oued Eddahab region; Guelmim - Oued Noun region; and Laayoune- Sakia El Hamra region. In this meeting, stakeholders focused mainly on issues related to the contribution of CRDHs in the CNDH’s annual report on the situation of human rights for the year 2020, precautionary measures taken to prevent the pandemic COVID 19, and the CNDH’s annual action plan.

With regard to the contribution of CRDHs in the annual report 2020, Mrs. Bouayach urged the CRDHs to capitalize on their interventions and contributions related to monitoring, human rights protection and promotion and proactive intervention in order to include them in this report.

The CRDHs’ presidents, as part of the Follow-up Committee, welcomed the precautionary measures adopted by the CNDH to prevent the pandemic (COVID 19) at national and regional levels. They also spoke highly of the conformity of these measures with conditions stated nationally and internationally.

Due to the exceptional circumstances related to the Corona pandemic, the appointment of the CRDHs members was announced at the Bureau meeting held on 8 July 2020, in accordance with the provisions of Law No. 76.15 and the requirements of the Rules of procedure.

The second session of the General Assembly which was held from 6 to 8 March 2020 were informed on the CRDHs members’ lists which were proposed by CRDHs’s presidents.