Presentation of the Moroccan NCP

Morocco’s accession, in 2009, to the OECD Declaration on International Investment and Multinational Enterprises, marks international recognition of the efforts made by the Kingdom to revive growth, employment, investment and improve the governance framework of public and private institutions.

Through this membership, Morocco has joined the growing number of countries concerned with strengthening multilateral cooperation, improving the transparency of the business environment and promoting responsible business conduct through compliance with the OECD Guidelines for multinational entreprises.

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Organization of the Moroccan NCP

The presidency and the secretariat of the Moroccan NCP are handled by the Moroccan investment development & export agency.

The Moroccan NCP is made up of representatives of ministerial departments and public bodies in charge of one of the areas related to the OECD Guidelines:

  • The ministry in charge of foreign affairs and cooperation
  • The Ministry in charge of economy and finance
  • The ministry in charge of scientific research
  • The Ministry in charge of environment
  • The ministry in charge of industry and commerce
  • The ministry in charge of employment and social affairs
  • The ministry in charge of general affairs
  • The national human rights council
  • The competition council
  • The national body for probity, prevention and the fight against corruption
  • The Moroccan investment development & export agency

How the Moroccan NCP works

The Moroccan NCP meets when convened by its president and at his initiative, at least once a year and whenever circumstances require.

Within the framework of its operation, the Moroccan NCP must respect the essential criteria set out in the “Procedural guidance of the OECD” namely, visibility, accessibility, transparency and accountability.

In this regard, the Moroccan NCP establishes and adopts its internal regulations setting its operating rules by reference to these Guidelines.

The Moroccan NCP can consult other stakeholder from public departments, public institutions or private sector to provide the necessary information and cooperation, as necessary, on any matter and whenever possible, in order to enable the NCP to achieve its objectives and missions.

The members of the NCP are bound by an obligation of confidentiality for the facts, acts and information of which they may become aware during their mandate. The confidentiality obligation remains even after the end of their mandate.

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