UNDEF-MCCE National Meeting on Public Policy Dialogue, May 9-11, 2014 Bouznika
UNDEF-MCCE National Meeting on Public Policy Dialogue,
May 9-11, 2014 Bouznika
Supported by the United Nation Democracy Fund (UNDEF), the Moroccan Center for Civic Education (MCCE), in collaboration with the regional board of the Moroccan Journalists Union in Benslimane and Mohamedia, organized a national meeting on public policies in Bouznika from 9 to 11 May 2014.
The event took place in the framework of the Project “Engaging Civil Society and Youth in Public Policy Dialogue in North Africa” funded by The United Nations Democracy Fund (UNDEF) and implemented by the Moroccan Center for Civic Education. It got together more than 200 civil society leaders, youth, university students together with journalists, mass media representatives, MPs, regional and local elected members.
The first day was opened by a keynote speech by Pr. Fatima Marouane, Minister of Handicrafts, and Social and Solidarity Economy, and featured a political debate on public policies between the participants and Government representatives and MPs.
Day two and three focussed on workshops on the role of youth, CSOs and mass media in enlisting authorities to adopt their public policies in order to promote democracy. The CSOs, youth and mass media representatives came up with and showcased recommendations and proposed public policies that they will submit to the authorities and Parliament during June 2014.
By the end of the event, a network of youth, CSOs and mass media representative was set up to follow up with the project and continue the work with their communities.
The event has attracted a lot of mass media attention and has been reported on Morocco National TV (AlOula) national radio stations and newspapers including declarations and interviews with the Moroccan Center for Civic Education and Ms. Fatima Marouane.
Links from different newspapers and electronic press from Morocco and Regional Arab press.
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