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The Steering Committee of the Citizenship Platform for the Promotion of Human Rights Culture (Platform) held a meeting on December 15, 2009 in Rabat under the chairmanship of Mr. Ahmed Herzenni, President of the Advisory Council on Human Rights (CCDH).

Following this meeting, the participants decided to organize the committee on the following basis:

- A Board of the committee;

- Three internal working groups according to the Platform areas;

The committee will be composed as follows:

- President: Mr. Ahmed Herzenni, CCDH President;

- Vice President: Ms Farida Elkhamlichi, Advisor to the Prime Minister;

- Secretary General: Mr. Abdessalam Elouazanni, Dean of the Faculty of Education Sciences;

- Head of communication and press relations: Mr. Noureddine Rakib, SNRT journalist;

- Coordinator of the Working Group on Awareness: Mr. Abderrahmane Bellouch, Moroccan Association for Cultural Exchange;

- Coordinator of the Working Group on Education: Mr. Mustapha Kak, Director of the Center of Training of Inspectors in the Ministry of National Education, Higher Education, Staff Training and Scientific Research;

- Coordinator of the Working Group on Vocational Training: Mr. Driss Najim, Adviser to the Minister of Justice.

The installation ceremony of the platform committee composed of representatives of governmental and public institutions, including the CCDH and representatives of the university, public media and civil society, took place on October 28, 2009 under the chairmanship of the President of the Advisory Council.

The Platform aims to mobilize government and non government stakeholders to coordinate and integrate all activities aiming to promote human rights culture following a comprehensive, consistent and permanent vision that meets a societal objective: upholding human rights values in the Moroccan society and entrenching these values in this society.

The Platform has three levels of intervention, namely education, training and awareness.