Moroccan Candidate Elected in UN Committee against Torture
Morocco's candidate, Abderrazak Rouwane, has been elected to one of the five vacant seats of the United Nations Committee against Torture (CAT) for the period 2022-2025, the Ministry of Foreign...
Building the Capacities of Voluntary-Sector Actors is a Cornerstone for Strengthening and Promoting the Role of Civil Society
In his statement on behalf of the Interministerial Delegate for Human Rights, Mr. Abdelkarim Boujradi, Secretary-General of the Interministerial Department for Human Rights, emphasized the...
His Majesty King Mohammed VI Appoints Mr.Ahmed Chaouqui BENYOUB as the Interministerial Delegate for Human Rights
Statement by Royal Office
Rabat, 06/12/2018 (MAP) – Here follows a statement by the royal Office:
"HM King Mohammed VI received on Thursday, December 6, 2018, at the Royal Palace in Rabat,...
The Visit of the Special Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance to Morocco
Upon an official invitation of the Kingdom of Morocco, Ms. E. Tendayi Achiume, the Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance visits Morocco in the period between December 13th and 21st, 2018. This visit falls within Morocco’s con...
Press Release Regarding the Publication of a HRW document entitled “Morocco: Torture Suspicions Mar Mass Trial Verdicts”
Moroccan authorities have taken knowledge of Human Right Watch organization (HRW)’s publication, dated November 30th, 2018, six months after the verdict rendered by the Court of the First Instance of Casablanca (June 26th, 2018) entitled “Morocco: Torture Suspicions Mar Mass Trial Verdicts”, concern...
The Rights of the Child: A Training Session in Favor of Associations in four Regions of the Kingdom
The Ministry of State for Human Rights organizes, in partnership with United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) in the period between September 21st and 23rd, 2018 at the Space of the Teacher affiliated to the Foundation of Social Works for Education in Rabat, a training session in favor of ...
Integration of Human Rights into Public Policies
Integrating human rights approach in public policies is one of the prior objectives defined by DIDH in its strategic action plan (2012-2016). The Department launched a cooperation program with the UNDP support on two levels:
- Supporting human rights approach in public policies.
- The enhancement of Morocco’s commitment to the United Nations’ human rights...
The institutional strengthening of the DIDH
The project entitled “Reinforcing Organizational and Technical Competencies of the Interministerial Department for Human Rights (DIDH)” is an institutional twinning project between the European Union and the Kingdom of Morocco. It aims at promotingrespect of Human Rights and consolidating Democracy in Morocco through both capacity building and institutional enhancement of...