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2nd World Forum On Human Rights Wraps Up In Marrakech

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2nd World Forum On Human Rights Wraps Up In Marrakech

  The 2nd World Forum on Human Rights, held under the patronage of HM King Mohammed VI, wrapped up Sunday in Marrakech, after four days of intense debate on how to promote human rights in the world.

 

   The closing ceremony has been marked by the allocutions of several figures in this field, notably the UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of Human Rights Defenders, the UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Education and the president of the Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Network.

 

   The 2nd World Forum on Human Rights brought together 7,000 participants from 95 countries.

 

   Over 100 themes have been discussed during the four-day forum, and 160 association, sports, cultural and training activities have been organized all over the city. 

 

   During the closing ceremony of the Forum (November 27-30), President of the Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Network, Michel Tubiana, announced that Argentina will host the next World Forum on Human Rights.

MAP 30 November 2014