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The text of the charter - Title Two

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Article 5.
Sustainable development

Sustainable development must be a fundamental value of the Moroccan society
Are also considered as sustainable development values and principles listed in this Charter.

Article 6.
Social progress

Social progress of the Nation is a component of sustainable development and inseparable from the protection of the environment.
It is primarily based on social solidarity, both inter-generational and spatial, on the participationof women in economic, social and political life, on education and training of the young , and the development of Local Authorities.

Article 7.
Preservation and enhancement of natural and cultural heritage

The natural and cultural heritage is a reflection of national identity and must be preserved by taking into cosideration its diversity and its fragility. It must be highlighted to ensures its sustainability.

Article 8.
Education and training

According to the measures of this Charter, education must be through awareness programs, suitable academic background, and training regarding environmental and sustainable development.

Article 9.
Preservation and protection

environment preservation and environmental protection should include normative, preventive, healing and punitive aspects.

Article 10.
The pooling of resources

The government, members of parliaments, local councilors, and private companies, are expected to integrate the environmental component in the planning and ensure a implementation of agreed policies to ensure the protection and preservation of the environment and sustainable development in the exploitation of resource exploitation and the use of the spaces of the country.

Article 11.
Access to Information

Access to environmental information held by any person must be respected to ensure the achievement of the objectives of this Charter.

Article 12.
The participation

The participation to the  decision-making process undertaken by  public and private institutions  concerning environmental and sustainable development is guaranteed by this Charter.

Article 13.
Research and development

Research and development and the dissemination and exploitation of its results, are favored to stimulate scientific innovation and encourage appropriate technologiesto environmental protection and sustainable development.

Article 14.
The responsible production and consumption

Modes of production and consumption must be responsible with a successful economy,  innovative and keen to preserve the environment.

Article 15.

The precautionary approach should be adopted to address environmental and societal  hazards that are insufficiently known, through expertises and immediate actions to better understand the risks and adapt protective  measures.

Article 16.

A preventive approach must be adopted toward the side effects that all activities are likely to bring to the environment.
This approach requires a regular evaluation of the impacts and risks, as well as the implementation of measures eliminating or minimizing them.

Article 17.

Anyone who has caused damage to the environment must assume the damages, compensate victims and, where appropriate, rehabilitate the damaged environment, in accordance with the procedures and conditions of the legislation.