Ms Houria Es-Slami is Chair-Rapporteur of the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances (WGEID)of the United Nations Human Rights Council. She was elected to this position in March 2014 at the 107th session of the WGEID.
Born in Oujda, Ms Houria Es-Slami was Executive Director of Driss Benzekri Foundation for Human Rights and Democracy.
She is a founding member of the Moroccan Forum for Truth and Justice, the Euro-Mediterranean Federation against Enforced Disappearance and the International Coalition against Enforced Disappearances.
She is member of the National Human Rights Council, since October 2011, and chairperson of its Working Group on International Relations, Partnerships and Cooperation.
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