Centre d’Études en Droits Humains et Démocratie (CEDHD)

C.E.D.H.D. provides a forum for collective reflection, exchange, research and training. It has a network of national and international experts who contribute to the implementation of these programmes and activities.

The CEDH’s mission is to contribute to the promotion of a human rights culture through training, studies, publications and the creation of forums for debate between the various players involved in strengthening the rule of law.
CEDHD also lobbies parliament and the government to revise legislation and develop public policies that take human rights into account.

Since its creation in 2005, the CEDHD has organised nearly 60 seminars and training workshops, and has published more than 50 studies, reports, seminar proceedings and guides.
It has reached more than 2,649 people from various sectors: magistrates, police, DGAPR, NGOs, political party executives, young people, women, journalists and lawyers. Nearly 35,000 copies were distributed to these various groups.

The plenary session elects a steering committee (made up of lawyers, doctors, academics and human rights specialists), which manages the Centre, draws up and implements action plans with the support of an administrative structure and calls on a network of experts where necessary.

It has acquired recognised expertise in policy analysis and evaluation, and is a source of proposals through its memorandums and notes on specific issues addressed to the public authorities.

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22, Rue youssef Ben Tachefine, Im La Louisiane, Apt N° 31 (3rd floor)
B.P: 327 Rabat Principale - Morocco
10000 Rabat
Phone 00212 537 70 95 71
Fax 00213 537 70 95 71