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The text of the charter

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PREAMBLE

► Accordingly to Islamic values, that  prompt the human being to preserve Earth and human kind, also that incites environment protection and natural resources preservation;

► Whereas solidarity is one of the most fundamental social values in the Kingdom of Morocco, and it’s an inseparable part of its traditional and contemporary values, and helps to guarantee the individual and collective wellbeing, and for future generations;

► Whereas that human development is inseparable from environmental concerns;

► Whereas the Kingdom of Morocco has a rich natural and cultural heritage, also unique and diverse, it’s an irreplaceable source of life and inspiration, and whose components and characteristics must be protected and enhanced for present and future generations;

► Whereas the Kingdom of Morocco is exposed to natural vulnerabilities that require a sensible management of natural resources and space;

► Whereas the Kingdom of Morocco is constantly undergoing changes which he cannot control the causes and for which he must devote more resources to mitigate its effects, such as climate change;

► Whereas the increasing degradation of natural and cultural heritage is real, and if urgent measures are not taken, an ongoing deterioration of environmental health and quality of life of Moroccans will be the consequence.

      Recalling that the Kingdom of Morocco is fully committed and actively contributing  to the efforts of environmental and sustainable development displayed by the international community, for the implementation of the Rio Declaration, and to the achievement settled by the aim of the Millennium Development goals defined by the United Nations, and South-South cooperation, that he subscribes to several international conventions including those on biodiversity, desertification, and contributes to improving international environmental governance;
        
     Whereas it should be enshrined in thisCharter rights and environmental obligations and the principles and values of sustainable development so that these rights and values are guaranteed and better protected ,

       Considering that the exercise of responsibilities must be part of the promotion of sustainable development combining social progress and economic prosperity with environmental protection, and in abidance  with the rights, duties, principles and values under this Charter;
     
     Considering that, even if the achievements of the objectives of this Charter are the responsibility of public authorities, everybody must be aware of its duties, and the corresponding remedies.

Wished for this Charter, been called for by His Majesty King Mohammed VI in the Speech of the Throne 2009, intends to:

♦ Create a new dynamic and reaffirm that environment preservation should be a permanent concern for all Moroccans in the process of sustainable development of the Kingdom;
♦ Remind that purpose, the basic principles of sustainable development and environment, whose implementation is crucial to consolidate all the achievements of the Kingdom;
♦ Define accordingly the individual and collective responsibilities of all Moroccans, so that they mobilize themselves according to their activities.