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Consultative Process (MO0014)

Overview

At-a-Glance

Action Plan: Morocco Action Plan 2018-2020

Action Plan Cycle: 2018

Status: Active

Institutions

Lead Institution: Ministry delegate to the Head of Government, in charge of Relations with Parliament and Civil Society

Support Institution(s): Head of Government, ▪ Government departments, ▪ Public institutions, Civil society

Policy Areas

Capacity Building, E-Government, Public Participation

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

Dynamize the consultative process at the national and regional levels
August 2018 – August 2019
Lead implementing agency/actor
Ministry delegate to the Head of Government, in charge of Relations with Parliament and Civil Society
Commitment description
What is the public problem that the commitment will address?
The non-accomplishment of the implementation of the legal framework for a participatory democracy at the national and local levels (system of petitions at the level of local government councils, consultation and dialogue bodies); ▪ The non-accomplishment of the creation of nationally and locally mechanisms for consultation and dialogue that enable civil society organisations to participate in the drafting, execution, and assessment of public policies; ▪ Weak communication and awareness raising among civil society organisations and citizens regarding the new legal framework for citizen participation.
What is the commitment?
This commitment consists of: ▪ Raising civil society organisations and citizens’ awareness to the ways in which they can participate in day-to-day public management by organising a national communication and awareness-raising campaign to this end and by formulating a communication plan on citizen participation; ▪ Improving services of call and support centre provided civil society organisations, ▪ Organising regional meetings in partnership with the Kingdom’s 12 regions to promote participatory democracy and to initiate the creation of consultation and dialogue bodies at the level of local government councils, ▪ Developing simplified guides that facilitate the work of consultation bodies and check the availability of resources, ▪ Coordinating the consultation and dialogue actions initiated by constitutional institutions and the various committees created for this purpose; ▪ Setting up and testing “sample” mechanisms at the level a pilot site to encourage citizen participation and to apply them on a widespread basis in all other towns, prefectures and provinces.
How will the commitment contribute to solve the public problem?
This commitment will encourage the participation of civil society organisations in the drafting, execution, and assessment of public policies;
Why is this commitment relevant to OGP values?
This commitment will improve citizens and civil society organisations’ participation in the drafting, execution, and assessment of public policies.
Additional information
Related commitments: • Commitment 15 • Commitment 16
Milestone Activity with a verifiable deliverable
Launch a communication campaign on the legal framework for participatory democracy
September 2018 November 2018
Improving call and support centre services, provided to civil society organisations, and creating an e-library on participatory democracy
October 2018 December 2018
Publicising of the platform in the 12 regions and the various trainings organised by the Ministry for associations
October 2018 July 2019
Organising regional events in partnership with the Kingdom’s 12 regions to promote participatory democracy and to initiate the creation of consultation and dialogue bodies at the level of local community councils
5 meetings have been organised The other meetings will be held in 2018-2020, that is, an event to be held every 2 months
Preparing simplified guides to facilitate the work of consultation bodies
January 2019 August 2020
Setting up and testing “sample” mechanisms at the level a pilot site to encourage citizen participation and to apply them on a widespread basis in all other towns, prefectures and provinces.
January 2019 August 2020
Contact information for the focal point
Name of focal point (project manager)
Ms Halima GHIATE
Title and department
Head of Legal Affairs and Public Relations Division at the Ministry delegate to the Head of Government, in charge of Relations with Parliament and Civil Society
Email and telephone
+212608853612, +2126654090783 h.ghiate@mcrpsc.gov.ma, ghiatehalima69@gmail.com
Other actors involved
Government departments ▪ The Parliament ▪ Local governments
Civil society


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