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Mr. Mohamed El Bakir

Mr. Mohamed El Bakir, Professor at Université Hassan II and a Lawyer at the Barreau du Casablanca (Bar of Casablanca).

Mrs. Zhour El Horr

Mrs. Zhour El Horr, Lawyer at the Barreau du Casablanca (Bar  of Casablanca), a former judge, a former president of the Court of First Instance in Casablanca and a member of the  Commission Royale pour la réforme de la Moudawana (Royal Advisory Commission to Reform the Family Code)

Mr. Mahjoub El Hiba

Mr. Mahjoub El Hiba was the Inter-Ministerial Delegate of Human Rights and former member of the Committee on Human Rights.Mr. El Hiba was the Secretary-General of the Advisory Human Rights Council (CCDH) from 2005 to 2011.He was also a member of the Equity and Reconciliation Commission and a member of the CCDH.Mr. El Hiba, holder of a Ph.D. (doctorat d’Etat) in political sciences, was the Assistant Dean of the Casablanca Faculty of Law from 1997 to 2000.He is a national and international consultant in environmental law, human rights, and information and communication international law. He is also a founding member of the Moroccan Organization for Human Rights (OMDH).Mr. El Hiba, who is a member and vice president of the Centre for Studies and Research in Migrations and Human Rights (CERMEDH), is a founding member of the Réseau marocain du droit humanitaire international (Moroccan network for international humanitarian law) and member of the Association Marocaine des sciences de la Mer (Moroccan association for marine sciences).

Mr. Mohamed Benajiba

Mr. Mohamed Benajiba, Physician and Director of the National Center for Blood Transfusion.

Mr. Mehtat Rakkas

Mr. Mehtat Rakkas, professional journalist.

Mrs. Fatima Chaabi

Mrs. Fatima Chaabi, Professor at the University Ibn Zohr in Agadir, Morocco and member of the National Bureau of the National Union for Higher Education.

Mr. Elie El Baz

Mr. Elie El Baz was born in the city of Bejaâd, Morocco, in 1948. He is a Professor of Higher Education at the Faculté de droit de Casablanca, as well as Associate Professor at the Université de Bordeaux (centre d’études d’Afrique Noire). He holds a Ph.D. in public law and political science and a Ph.D. in history.Mr. El Baz continued his postgraduate studies at the université Paris-I, Pantheon- Sorbonne. He graduated from Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes, 4ème section : sciences religieuses. Mr. El Baz is an active member of the Association « Akwass » in Bejaâd. He works on fighting poverty and illiteracy, cultural, health, and education development.

Mrs. Amina El Messaoudi

Mrs. Amina El Messaoudi, Professor at Mohamed V University in Rabat, Morocco, Consultant in the field of constitutional reforms, elections and governance, and member of the Commission consultative sur la régionalisation (Advisory Commission on Regionalization) and the Commission consultative de révision de la Constitution (Advisory Commission to Review the Constitution).

Mr. Abdelmoutaleb Amiyare

Mr. Abdelmoutaleb Amiyare, Distinguished Professor in translation and former member of Bayt Al Hikma and Moroccan Association for Human Rights (AMDH).

Mr. Mohammed Charef, Chairperson of the CNDH’s Regional Commission of Souss-Massa

Mr. Mohammed Charef, Chairperson of the CNDH’s Regional Commission of Souss-Massa, is a specialist in geography and construction, and an expert in migration, population mobility and urban development.After graduating from the Regional Institute of Planning of Aix-en-Provence (IAR), he held a PhD in Geography of Planing from the University of Poitiers (1986) and a PhD in Science from the Free University of Brussels (2000).Mr. Charef is Professor of Geography at Université Ibn Zohr, Agadir, Director of the Regional Observatory of Migrations Spaces and Societies (ORMES).Mr. Charef is an associate member of the MIGRINTER-CNRS Poitiers team, France, and is a member of several networks and associations in the field of geography. He is also head of  the Master "Migration and Sustainable Development".He is Member of many councils and scientific bodies, including the Scientific Council on "History of migration", at the Cité nationale de l'histoire de l’immigration, Paris.Mr Charef has several publications on population and development, including: "La circulation migratoire marocaine un pont entre deux rives”,”Grands traits et impacts des transports sur la mondialisation de l'émigration marocaine”, “Un aspect méconnu des vieux émigrés-immigrés: la transnationalisation”, “Les migrations au féminin”, “Les flux migratoires et la protection des réfugiés au Maroc: défis et perspectives”, “Migrants acteurs de développement local, perspectives et limite”, “Le migrant marocain acteur d'intégration économico- socio-spatiale du Maroc au delà des frontières”, etc.He is a Visiting Professor at several foreign universities, including: Université Aix-en-Provence, Université de Metz in France, Université Saint-Joseph in Beirut, Université de Poitiers, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (Free University of Brussels), University of Texas at San Antonio, etc. He is also a consultant and expert on migration issues for the United Nations Population Fund, the Council of Europe, the United Nations Population Division, the Council of the Moroccan Community Living Abroad (CCME), etc.

Mr. Driss Sentissi

Mr. Driss Sentissi, former parliamentarian and former Mayor of Salé.

Mr. Brahim Laghzal, Chairperson of the CNDH’s Regional Commission of Guelmim - Oued Noun

Mr. Brahim Laghzal, Chairperson of the CNDH’s Regional Commission of Guelmim - Oued Noun, is a founding member of several associations working on human rights.

Mr. Abdelhafid Edmino

Mr. Abdelhafid Edminou, Professor at Université Mohamed V and former Director of Cooperation at the Ministry in charge of relations with Parliament and Civil Society.

Mr. Taoufik Berdiji, Chairperson of the CNDH’s Regional Commission of Laayoune- Sakia El Hamra

Mr. Taoufik Berdiji, Chairperson of the CNDH’s Regional Commission of Laayoune- Sakia El Hamra, was born in Tantan, Morocco in 1970.He holds a DESA en droit public (diploma of Higher Studies in public law).He also holds a PhD in political science in 2010 on “L’élite de la ville de Laâyoune” (The local elite of the city of Laayoune). He is a member of the Royal Advisory Council for Saharan Affairs (CORCAS) and works as an administrator in the municipality of El Marsa. He is the Vice President of the Ligue des droits humains à Laâyoune and a Secretary-General of the Réseau associatif forum Sakia Al-Hamra-Oued Eddahab pour le développement et la démocratie (associative network Sakia Al-Hamra Oued Eddahab Forum for Development and Democracy).Mr. Berdiji is the founding President of several associations including the Association Alibdaâ Assaharaoui  and the Association Tan-Tan pour le développement intégré, etc.

Mr. Omar Bnitto

Mr. Omar Benitto, Lawyer at the Barreau de Marrakech (Bar of Marrakech), former parliamentarian, and member of the executive bureau of Forum Karama.

Mrs. Maimouna Essayed, Chairperson of the CNDH’s Regional Commission of Dakhla- Oued Eddahab

Mrs. Maimouna Essayed, Chairperson of the CNDH’s Regional Commission of Dakhla- Oued Eddahab, holds a Master degree in human rights and is a President of Association Femme et Citoyenneté.


Mr. Omar Adkhil, former member of the House of Councilors.

Mrs. Najoua Achrki

Mrs. Najoua Achrki, a member representing the Ombudsman Institution.

Mrs. Aziza Bekkali Kacimi

Mrs. Aziza Bekkali Kacimi, Professor at Université Hassan II and President of Forum Azzahrae for Moroccan Woman.

Mr. Ali Benmakhlouf

Mr. Ali Ben Makhelouf was born on 10 November 1959 in Fez, Morocco. He is a Moroccan writer and researcher. He is a Professor specialized in Islamic philosophy and logic philosophy.He taught at several universities, such as the Université Paris-Est Créteil, the Institut d'études politiques de Paris (Institute of Political Science in Paris), and at Vrije Universitieit Brussel (the Free University of Brussels). He is interested in analytical philosophy, and specializes in logic and the works of Frege, Russell and Whitehead. He is also interested in Islamic medieval philosophy.Mr. Ben Makhlouf was awarded the Ordre National du Mérite (France) by the Minister of Education (Vincent Peillon) in March 2014. He published several books on philosophy ,among which: “Pourquoi lire les philosophes arabes?” (Why read Arab philosophers), “La conversation comme manière de vivre” (dialogue as a way of life), etc.