Morocco hosts regional conference on human rights education
Morocco-Regional, Culture, 4/27/2001
Rabat is playing host to a regional conference on a strategy to promote human rights education in the Middle East, North Africa region.
The conference, sponsored by the Amnesty International-Morocco section and the AI secretariat general, is meant to help AI sections in the region elaborate and promote programs on human rights education and prompt governmental officials adopt a policy integrating human rights principles and issues in schools syllabi.
Opening the conference Thursday, Moroccan minister of human rights, Mohamed Aujjar, said Morocco is experiencing a human rights education program that will be generalized in the course of the coming academic year to all primary and secondary schools.
Program Director of the Middle East/North Africa Program at the AI International Secretariat, June Ray, underlined the role of education to human rights in putting an end to the violation of basic rights, preventing conflicts eruption and preserving world peace.
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