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CNDH and UNHCR-Morocco commemorate World Refugee Day 2015

The National Human Rights Council (CNDH) and the UN refugee agency UNHCR commemorate the World Refugee Day from 18 to 20 June 2015. The 2015 World Refugee Day Campaign tells the human side of the refugee plight and aims to bring the public closer to the refugee story, showing refugees as &ldquo...

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International colloquium on the Moroccan penal code and penal procedure code reform

Rabat, 15-16 June 2015The National Human Rights Council (CNDH) and 9 national and international organizations (the Hassania Association of Judges (Amicale Hassania), the Club of Magistrates, the Moroccan Association for Women Judges, the Moroccan Association Bar, the Spring of Dignity Coalition,...

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National Preventive Mechanisms against torture: challenges and good practices (International seminar)

The National Human Rights Council (CNDH) organizes, in cooperation with the Association for the Prevention of Torture (APT), on May 12th, 2015 in Rabat, an international seminar on “national preventive mechanisms against torture: challenges and good practices”. This gathering will be...

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CNDH releases an advisory opinion on draft ‘framework’ law on disability rights protection and promotion

The National Human Rights Council (CNDH) released an advisory opinion on draft ‘framework’ law (loi cadre) # 97-13 on the promotion and protection of the rights of persons with disabilities. The bill was referred to CNDH for opinion by the Speaker of the House of Councillors, on the...

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New memorandum: Forty-five recommendations for more inclusive elections

The National Human Rights Council (CNDH) released on Wednesday, March 4, 2015 a Memorandum on the general elections legal framework, as adopted by its 9th Plenary Session, held on February 11, in Rabat.Through this memorandum, the CNDH effectively contributes to the current public debate on the...

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Conference to establish national appeal committee for the regularization of migrants in irregular administrative situations

A step further in implementation of Morocco’s new migration and asylum policy *** Joint press release - CNDH and the Ministry of Moroccans Living Abroad and Migration Affairs *** The National Human Rights Council (CNDH) hosts, on Friday, June 27 at its headquarters in Rabat, at 3...

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Statement by Mr. Driss El Yazami, CNDH Chairman

 The National Human Rights Council (CNDH) took notes of the bill on military justice, which has just been adopted by the Council of Ministers, meeting under the chairmanship of His Majesty the King, this Friday, March 14, 2014. The CNDH notes in particular that under this bill no...

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CNDH holds press conference to present a memorandum on violence against women

The National Human Rights Council (CNDH) holds on Thursday, March 6, 2014, at 9:00 a.m., a press conference to present a memorandum in contribution to the debate on the Bill on the fight of violence against women.This memorandum was approved by the CNDH Sixth Plenary Session, held on February 28,...

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CNDH 6th ordinary session: Fighting violence against women, freedom of association, alternatives to incarceration and justice

The National Human Rights Council (CNDH) holds its sixth ordinary session, on Friday, the 28th of February 2014, at 10:00 a.m. at its headquarters in Rabat. The Council’s memoranda on the bill on fighting violence against women, on freedom of association, on the amnesty procedure, and on...

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My rights, my future! Cherishing children’s rights at Casablanca international book fair

The National Human Rights Council (CNDH) and the Central Authority for the Prevention of Corruption (ICPC) take part in the International Editing and Book Fair, held in Casablanca from 13 to 23 Feb. 2014. Being aware of the role that culture and reading can play in promoting human rights, the two...

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