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 mechanisms.
The 3 years program has three major objectives:
- To ensure the follow up of recommendations issued by the Universal Periodic review and the treaty bodies ;
- To set up and reinforce a national ‘follow up and assessment’systemof human rights approach in public policies;
- To build capacites for the benefits of stakeholders in three regions (the oriental region, Tensift El Haouz and Ouerzazat, Souss- Massa Draa).
The project, with an estimated budget of 595.100 US Dollars, included several actions :
II. Progress Status: (July 2016)
Rabat, December 2nd, 3rd 2013
Seminar on UPR mid-term reports : internationalexperiences
Marrakech, April 1st , 2014 Agadir, April 3rd, 2014 Oujda, April 15th, 2014
The drafting of the UPR national mid-term report ( 2nd cycle) :Regionalinformation and consultation meetings
Rabat, June 17th, 18th, and 19th 2014
Training workshop on human rights indicators,with the OHCHR support
Rabat, June 16th, 2014
The drafting of the UPR national mid-term report ( 2nd cycle) : National synthesis and restitution workshop
October 31st, and November 1st, 2014
“Human Rights Indicators :a monitoring and evaluatingpublic policytool for the use of parliamentary action ".
2 days’ workshop for the benefit of two committees of of the First Chamber
Oujda, March 27th, 2015 Marrakech, May 12th, 2015 Agadir, May 14th, 2015
Migration, asylum, women rights’ and Cultural Rights in Morocco:Towards the establishment of monitoring mechanismsfor the follow up of recommendationson the local and regional level.
UPR technical tools
December 8th,9 and 10, 2015
UPR technical tools : workshop for the benefit of the DIDH
An information system on monitoring the follow up ofUN human rights’ recommendations
Ready for delivery by the end of December 2015
Elaboration of the DIDH communication strategy andplan
Publishing 2000 copies of a book on Morocco’s international commitment to human rights : the conventions
Human rights Conventional practices : Morocco’s reports (2000 flash discs)
May 21st, 2016
Darfting the UPR’s third cycle report: workshop with committees and employees of the house of councilors.
CEDAW and its optional protocol : Monitoring and follow up indicators
Actions scheduled for August to December 2016
Information system for Monitoring and follow up of UNs’ recommendations
Workshop on enhancing Medias’ commitment to human rights
Regional meetings for the darfting of the 3rd UPR cycle
Final evaluation of the project
November /December, 2016
End of the program
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