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Morocco Presents Candidacy To UNHRC For 2014-2016 Mandate

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Rabat – Morocco submitted, in Geneva on Tuesday, its candidacy to the UN Human Rights Council for the 2014-2016 mandate, Minister of Justice Mustapha Ramid said.

Ramid made this announcement on the occasion of signing the third optional protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on a communications procedure, at a ceremony organized by the UN on the sidelines of the High Level Segment of the 19th Session of the Human Rights Council held from February 27 to March 23.

The minister called, on this occasion, on brotherly and friendly countries to support the candidacy of Morocco.

He said that Morocco decided to ratify the International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearances, recalling that the Kingdom used the provisions of this protocol in its experience of transitional justice.

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