Election Observers: Accreditation Commission Approves 15 Additional Bodies

The Special Commission for the accreditation of election observers gave, at its fourth meeting, held Wednesday in Rabat, its approval to 15 additional national associations and networks. This decision brings the number of accredited national associations and networks to 38, underlined a press release from the National Human Rights Council (CNDH). At its third meeting, the Commission gave its approval to 23 national associations and networks, in addition to the CNDH, the press release recalled. This meeting was also marked by the approval of the accreditation procedure for observers proposed by the associations, it said, adding that the emphasis was placed on the conditions of eligibility for this mission and on strict compliance of personal data in the processing of accreditation application. The commission is made up of four members representing the government authorities in charge notably of Justice, the Interior, Foreign Affairs and Communication, a representative of the Inter-ministerial Delegation for Human Rights, a representative of the national anti-corruption body and five representatives of civil society associations represented within the CNDH.