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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

Access to Information, Capacity Building, Legislation & Regulation, Legislative, 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: Pending IRM Review

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


Commitments

  1. Legislative Petition System

    MO0019, 2018, E-Government

  2. ATI Awareness Raising

    MO0001, 2018, Access to Information

  3. Allow Citizens to Comment on Draft Legislation

    MO0020, 2018, E-Government

  4. Training Information Officers

    MO0002, 2018, Access to Information

  5. Proactively Publication of Legislative Data and Documents

    MO0021, 2018, Access to Information

  6. Administrative Training and Organization

    MO0003, 2018, Capacity Building

  7. Increase Opportunities for Citizens to Visit the Legislature

    MO0022, 2018, Legislative

  8. Open Data

    MO0004, 2018, Access to Information

  9. Citizen Consultation on Public Policies

    MO0023, 2018, E-Government

  10. Evironmental Data Sharing

    MO0005, 2018, Access to Information

  11. Establishment of a Partnership with Civil Society and Academia

    MO0024, 2018, Legislative

  12. Transparency Portal

    MO0006, 2018, Access to Information

  13. Integrity Portal

    MO0007, 2018, Capacity Building

  14. Public Service Framework

    MO0008, 2018, E-Government

  15. IDARATI Scheme

    MO0009, 2018, E-Government

  16. Public Service User Complaint

    MO0010, 2018, Capacity Building

  17. Budget Transparency

    MO0011, 2018, Fiscal Openness

  18. Budget Transparency Law

    MO0012, 2018, Anti-Corruption

  19. Charaka Portal

    MO0013, 2018, E-Government

  20. Consultative Process

    MO0014, 2018, Capacity Building

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

    MO0015, 2018, Capacity Building

  22. Citizens Participation

    MO0016, 2018, Capacity Building

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

    MO0017, 2018, Capacity Building

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

    MO0018, 2018,

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