Tuesday 1 July 2014

The Visit Of ICC Chief Prosecutor To Morocco

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The Visit Of ICC Chief Prosecutor To Morocco

Moroccan Upper Chamber Speaker Meets ICC Prosecuto 

Speaker of the chamber of advisors, Mohamed Cheikh Biadillah, held a meeting here on Wednesday with prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Fatou Bensouda.

The meeting reviewed various mutations going on in Morocco, under the leadership of HM King Mohammed VI, and gains guaranteed in the 2011 constitution, particularly acknowledgement of all generations of human rights as they are universally recognized, establishment of good governance mechanisms and the correlation between responsibility and accountability.

He also reviewed the Chamber new missions under the 2011 constitution, mainly as regards legislative production, controlling government action, public policy assessment and parliamentary diplomacy.

The ICC prosecutor called for consolidating cooperation between Morocco and the court, particularly regarding awareness to the international criminal law, noting that Morocco is an appropriate platform to promote and share these values with south Mediterranean countries and sub-Sahara countries.

MAP 02 July 2014

ICC Chief Prosecutor For Strengthening Cooperation With CNDH

The Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) Fatou Bensouda called, on Wednesday in Rabat, for the consolidation of cooperation between the National Council for Human Rights (CNDH) and the ICC.

Speaking at a meeting with Secretary General of the CNDH Mohamed Sebbar, the Chief Prosecutor called for strengthening cooperation between the CNDH and the ICC, particularly in terms of raising awareness about the culture of human rights and the international criminal law. 

In this meeting, Bensouda and Sebbar discussed actions conducted by Morocco to promote the culture of human rights and welcomed the quality of achievements made by the Kingdom in this regard. 

On Tuesday, Bensouda, who was speaking at a conference on "the International Criminal Justice," said the ICC and the countries of the MENA region should make more efforts to enhance their cooperation mechanisms and develop a positive policy of complementarity.

MAP 02 July 2014

Daoudi Meets With Chief Prosecutor Of ICC

Minister of higher education, scientific research and executives training Lahcen Daoudi met, on Tuesday in Rabat, with chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) Fatou Bensouda on means to enhance cooperation between the two parties.

In a statement to the press after the meeting, Bensouda said she talked with Daoudi about the various aspects of cooperation between Morocco and the ICC, including raising awareness about the international criminal law. 

The ICC has relations with several non-member countries, she said, adding that 122 countries are states parties to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court. 

In a similar statement, Daoudi said that the meeting was an opportunity to inform the chief prosecutor of the ICC about the interest of Moroccan universities in law education and the fight against all practices in relation with torture.

MAP 01 July 2014