In Morocco, the question of youth participation in the public life has been endorsed at the highest state level. In numerous speeches, the King Mohamed VI called for a more integrated vision where the young generation plays an important role in the socio- economic development of the country. Furthermore, the 2011 Moroccan Constitution called for the creation of an “Advisory Council for Youth and Associative Action”. This council should in practice be responsible for studying, monitoring and formulating proposals on economic, social and cultural subjects of direct interest to young people and associative action. The council prerogatives also include youth capacity building, promotion of youth participation in the public life amid further inclusion and consolidation of the principles of responsible citizenship.
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