A Moroccan delegation participated in the "National Evaluation Capacities" Conference held October 20-24 in Hurghada, Egypt under the theme "Leaving No One Behind: An Evaluation for 2030". Organized by the Independent Evaluation Office of the United Nations Development Programme in partnership with the Egyptian Ministry of Planning, Monitoring and Administrative Reform, the conference brought together about 450 participants, including government representatives, parliamentarians and experts from international and regional organizations in public policy evaluation.
Building on the momentum generated by previous NEC conferences, the objectives of this edition were to provide a space for sharing lessons and experiences in developing and strengthening national evaluation systems, improving evaluation practice in the context of SDOs, and developing new partnerships.
The Kingdom of Morocco was represented by a delegation composed of the Secretary General of the ONDH, Mr. El Hassan El Mansouri, the Second Vice-President of the Chamber of Advisors Mr. Abdelilah Halouti and a member of the Chamber, Mr. Ahmed Touizi, the Vice-President of Hassan 1st University of Settat, Mr. Riyad Fakhri, a Professor from the Moulay Ismail University of Meknes (UMI), Mr. Abdelilah Baguare, the Head of the "Information System" Unit at ONDH, Mr. Abdel Fatah Hamadi and the Manager of the Joint ONDH-UN Program, Mrs. Meryem Touimi Benjelloun.
Under the impetus of ONDH, this conference was marked by the distinguished participation of Mr. Abdelilah Halouti, Member of Parliament, who highlighted the achievements of Morocco in terms of institutionalizing the evaluation enshrined in the Constitution of 2011. To this end, he did not fail to recall the role of public policy evaluation as a strategic tool to improve public action in Morocco by emphasizing the Institutions of evaluation in Morocco, particularly the role of Parliament.
The participation of the ONDH was concretized through :
The leadership and rich experience of the NHRO in strengthening national evaluation capacities and the implementation of innovative monitoring-evaluation tools were applauded during the Conference. The Moroccan experience is now "an example to follow" for other countries on the continent.