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CNDH organizes the fourth regional consultation with children in the Marrakech-Safi Region

Within the framework of the regional consultations with children, launched by Ms. Amina Bouayach, Chairperson of the National Human Rights Council (CNDH), from Guelmim, Morocco, on Friday 3 February 2023, under the slogan "I decide my fate", the Regional Human Rights Commission in the Marrakech-Safi Region (CRDH) will organize the fourth regional consultation, on Friday 28 April 2023, at 9 am, at the High School Hassan II in Marrakech, Morocco.

Around 35 boys and girls between 12 and 17 years, representing every province of the region, will participate in this meeting.

This event aims to collect views and expectations of children on the protection and promotion of their rights.

It will be an opportunity to express the extent of their access to their rights, in line with the Convention on the Rights of the Child, through three axes: Public policies (health, education, justice, etc.); Protection (services, protection and redress bodies); Access to information and participation.

The consultation also aims to implement and institutionalize the Principle of participation, which is one of the fundamental principles of the Convention on the Rights of the Child.

This event intends to ensure the participation of children of all groups, boys and girls, from rural and urban regions, as well as children with disabilities, children in difficult and vulnerable situations, foreign children, etc.

This event will also be preceded by the organization of an interactive workshop with institutional and civil actors, on Thursday 27 April 2023, at the headquarters of the CNDH Regional Commission in Marrakech, aiming to raise awareness of the importance of the Principle of participation and present the methods that will be adopted at this consultative meeting.

Consultative meetings with children will continue throughout the year in Agadir, Casablanca, Rabat, Errachidia, Beni Mellal, Oujda, Laayoune and Dakhla.