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Press release on CNDH Bureau meeting

In accordance with Law No. 76.15 relating to the reorganization of the National Human Rights Council (CNDH) and the requirements of the institution's rules of procedures, an online meeting of the CNDH Bureau was held on Wednesday, 8 July 2020.

At this meeting :

- The CNDH’s Bureau welcomed the publication of the CNDH’s annual report for the year 2019 in the Official Gazette special issue, in line with Article 35 of the CNDH law ;

- Coordinators of Permanent Committees and National Mechanisms presented their achievements during June 2020. They also identified priority issues to focus on during the coming period besides their permanent missions ;

- Members of the CNDH’s Bureau adopted the observations and recommendations regarding Bill 72. 18 on the system of targeting social support programs and beneficiaries and the creation of the National Register Agency. These recommendations will be submitted by the CNDH to the two Houses of the Parliament and the relevant parties in line with its mandate, particularly stipulated in Article 24 of Law No. 76.15. Members of the Bureau also welcomed the deliberation meeting on the draft law, held by the CNDH with the Internal affairs, Communes, Housing and Urban Policy Committee and the relevant Government Department (Ministry of Interior, Ministry of Economy, Finance and Administration Reform, Ministry of Health, High Commissioner for Planning) on Tuesday, 30 June 2020 ;

- The CNDH Chairperson informed the Bureau on the appointment of members of the Regional Human Rights Commissions (CRDHs), following the provisions of Law No. 76.15 and the requirements of the CNDH’s Rules of procedure and based on the nominations of the CRDHs Presidents. The General Assembly, at its second session, held from 6 to 8 March 2020, was informed of the list of the CRDHs members. To be noted, the announcement of the appointment of members of the CRDHs has been postponed due to the circumstances of the health emergency.