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The Regional Human Rights Commission of Agadir holds its fifth ordinary session, on Saturday, July 27, 2013, at 2:00 p.m., in its main office in Agadir.

This session is held in implementation of Article 22 of the National Human Rights Council’s Rules of Procedures. The outcome of the first phase of the Human Rights Caravan and preparations for its second and final phase will be highlighted in this session. The commission will also discuss the activities proposed for the second half of 2013 by its three thematic committees: protection of human rights, promotion of human rights and stimulating of thought and dialogue on human rights and democracy.

In addition, the Commission will organize an Iftar in honor of the residents of the shelter and integration center of Tilila Agadir Tikminou.

The Regional Commission of Agadir was officially inaugurated on January 23, 2012. It’s mandated to monitor the situation of human rights at the regional level and to receive complaints about alleged violations of human rights.
The Commission is one of the National Human Rights Council’s 13 regional human rights mechanisms. It’s chaired by Mr. Mohamed Charef. It is mandated to implement the Council’s programs and projects in the promotion of human rights, in close collaboration with all local stakeholders concerned.

The Commission’s mandate covers the provinces/prefectures of Inzegane, Idaoutanane, Agadir, Aït Melloul, Chtouka Ait Baha, Taroudant, Tiznit and Tata.