Studies and harmonization
As stipulated in the decree of its establishment, DIDH “suggests measures capable of ensuring the implementation of international conventions on human rights and international humanitarian law, duly ratified by the Kingdom”. It supports and assists the government in elaborating and harmonizing the national legal and institutional apparatus with international commitments. It conducts necessary studies and give opinions, comments and suggestions about ministerial draft laws, conventions and agreements.
DIDH has issued opinions on the following draft laws submitted by the Government General Secretariat:
- The Draft Law No. 86.15 on the Conditions and Modalities of the Constitution’s article 133 application (2013);
- The Agreement Amending the Arab Cooperation on the Organization and facilitation of Relief Operations (2012);
- The Draft Resolution of the International Red Cross Committee on Strengthening Legal Protection for Victims of Armed Conflicts (2012);
- The Draft Law No. 11-35 Amending and Supplementing Law No. 22.01 on Criminal Procedure (August 2011); (Bulletin officiel No. 5990 of 27 October 2011).
- The Draft Law No. 11-30 Establishing the Conditions and Terms of Independent and Neutral Observation of the Elections (August 2011); (BO No. 59.84 from 06 October 2011).
- The Draft Law No. 06-34 Setting out the Conditions of Domestic Workers Employment, (September 2011);
Draft laws submitted by the Ministry of Solidarity, Women, Family and Social Development
DIDH has given opinions about:
- The Draft Law No. 78.14 on the The Advisory Council for the Family and Children (July 2014);
- The Draft Law No. 79.14 on Gender and the Fight against all Forms of Discrimination (April 2014);
- The Draft Law No. 71-13 on Fight against Mental Disorders and Protection of the Rights of People with these Disorders (May 2013);
Draft Laws submitted by the Ministry of Communication
DIDH has given opinions about:
- Draft Law No. 88.13 on the Press and Publishing (September 2014);
Draft Convention submitted by the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation
DIDH has issued opinions on:
- The Arab Convention Draft on the Prevention of HIV / AIDS and the Protecting of the Rights of People Living with HIV (Notice to the Ministry of Health in June 2015 and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation in February 2016).
Additionally, DIDH has prepared a note regarding international human rights normative framework about Justice reform to the ‘National Dialogue on Justice Reform’. The note was addressed to the Ministry of Justice and Freedoms (2013).
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,...