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ATI Awareness Raising (MO0001)

Overview

At-a-Glance

Action Plan: Morocco Action Plan 2018-2020

Action Plan Cycle: 2018

Status: Active

Institutions

Lead Institution: Ministry of Administration Reform and Civil Service

Support Institution(s): NA

Policy Areas

Capacity Building, Legislation & Regulation, Public Participation, Right to Information

IRM Review

IRM Report: Pending IRM Review

Starred: Pending IRM Review

Early Results: Pending IRM Review

Design i

Verifiable: Pending IRM Review

Relevant to OGP Values: Not Relevant

Potential Impact: Pending IRM Review

Implementation i

Completion: Pending IRM Review

Description

Increasing public awareness about the right of access to information
December 2018 -December 2019
Lead implementing agency/actor: Ministry of Administration Reform and Civil Service
Commitment description
What is the public problem that the commitment will address?
In March 2018, Morocco adopted a new law on the right of access to information, which shall enter into effect one year after its publication. This is the first time in Moroccan history that a law of the Right of Access to Information is adopted, and the popular awareness about its existence has been limited so far. The full enjoyment of this right by Citizens requires a degree of awareness about the law and its provisions. An appropriate communication strategy is necessary to reach different target audiences.
What is the commitment?
This commitment consists of: Developing a communication plan around the law on the right of access to information Developing informational content on right of access to information Defining the appropriate media to use to facilitate the flow of information pertained to this right Producing the means of popularisation on the basis of informational content developed in several languages Disseminating the means of popularisation on the most appropriate channels, in accordance with the communication plan. The commitment will: Familiarise the public with the right of access to information how to benefit from it Ensure a positive reactivity from public officials and servants to proactive requests for information and publication Help the public effectively enjoy this right. The implementation of this commitment will be assessed on the basis of the following indicators: Number of forms of communication produced Percentage of the communication plan’s implementation. Number of requests for information made by people requesting information
How will the commitment contribute to solve the public problem?
The production of means of popularisation and the organisation of communication and awareness-raising campaigns right of access to information will help the public know its rights in terms of the types of information, relevant government bodies, procedures for obtaining information, and means and procedures for appealing
Once the public is aware of this law, it will enjoy its right to access information.
Why is this commitment relevant to OGP values?
The public awareness and enjoyment of the right to access to information, is a condition for more transparency, better accountability and citizen participation.
Additional information
Related commitments: Commitment 2 Commitment 4 Commitment 6
Milestone Activity with a verifiable deliverable
Developing a communication plan around the law of the right of access to information
December 2018 January 2018
Developing informational content on the right of access to information
January 2018 June 2019
Defining the appropriate media to use to facilitate the flow of information pertained to the right of access to information
June 2019 June 2019
Producing the means of popularisation on the basis of informational content developed in several languages
July 2019 September 2019
Using the means of popularisation in accordance with the communication plan on the most appropriate channels
September 2019 December 2019
Organisation of meetings at the central, regional, and local levels
September 2019 December 2019
Contact information
Name of responsible person from implementing agency
Mr Hatim MOURADI
Title and department
Head of Division of Innovation and Modernisation Programmes / Ministry of Administration Reform and Civil Service (MRAFP)
Email and telephone h.mouradi@mmsp.gov.ma / 00212 5 37 67 99 61
Other actors involved
NA


Morocco's Commitments

  1. ATI Awareness Raising

    MO0001, 2018, Capacity Building

  2. Training Information Officers

    MO0002, 2018, Capacity Building

  3. Administrative Training and Organization

    MO0003, 2018, Capacity Building

  4. Open Data

    MO0004, 2018, Capacity Building

  5. Evironmental Data Sharing

    MO0005, 2018, Capacity Building

  6. Transparency Portal

    MO0006, 2018, Capacity Building

  7. Integrity Portal

    MO0007, 2018, Capacity Building

  8. Public Service Framework

    MO0008, 2018, E-Government

  9. IDARATI Scheme

    MO0009, 2018, E-Government

  10. Public Service User Complaint

    MO0010, 2018, Capacity Building

  11. Budget Transparency

    MO0011, 2018, Fiscal Transparency

  12. Budget Transparency Law

    MO0012, 2018, Audits and Controls

  13. Charaka Portal

    MO0013, 2018, E-Government

  14. Consultative Process

    MO0014, 2018, Capacity Building

  15. Setting up an Electronic Platform for “Citizen Participation”

    MO0015, 2018, Capacity Building

  16. Citizens Participation

    MO0016, 2018, Capacity Building

  17. Strengthening Access of Civil Society to Audio-Visual Media

    MO0017, 2018, Capacity Building

  18. Communicating at a Large Scale About Morocco’S Joining the OGP and its Progress in Terms of Open Government

    MO0018, 2018, OGP