Morocco Joins Executive Committee of Community of Democracies

Morocco has been elected lately member of the Executive Committee of the Community of Democracies (CoD), a global intergovernmental coalition of countries adhering to democratic values and principles set forth in the Warsaw Declaration.

The election of the North African Kingdom, for a two-year mandate starting this September, is an international recognition of Morocco’s commitment to the promotion and protection of democratic values and freedoms.

It is also recognition of the country’s bold reforms and initiatives launched to consolidate democracy and the universal values of equality, pluralism and moderation, says a press release issued by the Moroccan foreign Affairs Department.

Besides Morocco, the CoD Executive Committee includes the United States, Canada, Poland, the Republic of Korea and Romania. Set up in 2000, the Community of Democracies, which brings together governments, civil society and the private sector, seeks to support democratic rules, expand political participation, advance democratic freedoms and strengthen democratic norms and institutions around the world.

The signatories of the Warsaw Declaration recognize the universality of democratic values, express adherence to the Charter of the United Nations and the Universal Declaration of Human rights.

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