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Rabat : A meeting around the book "The legal status of Moroccans living abroad »

Wednesday, 16 May 2018

The Faculty of Law, Economic and Social Sciences in Rabat hosted a meeting organized in partnership with the Council of the Moroccan Community living Abroad (CCME) around the book :"The Legal Condition of Moroccans living abroad ", recently published by the CCME.

The meeting was chaired by Mr. El Habib Eddaqqaq, Dean of the Faculty and attended by Mr. Abdellah Boussouf, Secretary General of the CCME, Mr. Mohamed El Ghachi, Vice President of the Mohammed V University and Ms. Fatima El Hamdane, supervisor of the Master of Human Rights.


Mr. Abdellah Boussouf explained the reasons of the publication, saying that Morocco has engaged a national strategy on migration and asylum symbolized by its human dimension. Adding, the Kingdom will for that reason host the 2018 World Migration Conference.


The book is also a scientific tool for researchers and Moroccans around the world to improve their rights and legal duties,  said, Mr Boussouf adding « the CCME's willingness to collaborate with public institutions or universities for any activity related to migration and Moroccans around the world ».


The secretary General of the CCME, called to bring up to date the texts of laws in order accompany the Royal concerns and involvement about the Moroccans living abroad by taking into account the social renewal of the host countries. 


Mr. El Habib Eddaqqaq, the Dean of the Faculty, said, for his part, that the book's ambition is to determine the role of the Moroccans living abroad in the legal field and focus on the concept of « borderless Citizenship ». He appreciated the work of the CCME in supervising public policies and strengthening the links of Moroccans around the world with their country of origin.


The five main subjects of the 600-page-book are : "Domestic Law and International Law", "Bilateral Conventions and Agreements Concerning the Encouragement and Mutual Protection of Investments", "Bilateral conventions and agreements against double assessment and the prevention against tax evasion", "Bilateral Conventions and Agreements on Judicial Cooperation" and "Bilateral conventions and agreements on employment, social security".


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