The NGO in its PIL, filed in 2014, had sought a direction to formulate a national action plan for children
on drugs and substance abuse including all issues of identification, investigation, recovery, counselling and rehabilitation.
This commitment is guided by the 3rd National Action Plan for Children
and the Philippine Plan of Action for the Elimination of Violence Against Children.
This edition centers on the assessment of the themes and the implementation of the national action plan for children
, which spanned already five years and whose completion is due in 2015.
King Mohammed VI said on Saturday that Morocco has made much headway in the protection and promotion of children's rights, underlining that these steps reflect Morocco's determination to fulfil its international commitments and to contribute to the achievement of the Millennium Development goals.a In a Message addressed to the 6th national session of Children Parliament, read out by Chairwoman of this parliament, Princess Lalla Meryem, the king underlined that such a progress was only possible thanks to the launch of the National Initiative for Human Development and the enactment of the National Action Plan for Children
, called "Morocco, a nation worthy of its children".
AaAaAa The parties agreed to carry out a study on the impact of poverty and disparities on children and a survey on the effect of migration on children with the aim of comming up with recoomendations for social policies targeting children.AaAaAa The three parties also agreed to update data regarding working children in Morocco and to set up an information system for the diffusion of data relating to the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and the national action plan for children
.AaAaAa Speaking on this occasion, UNICEF's representative for Morocco Aloys Kamuragiye said the UN body is willing to strengthen partnership with the HCP in order to position Morocco as a leading African country in terms children's welfare promotion.