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Morocco, UNICEF to cooperate in children's data collection, analysis.

Summary: Rabat - Morocco's statistics office, Haut Commissariat au Plan (HCP), The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the National Observatory for children's rights (ONDE) signed on Tuesday a Memorandum of Understanding to cooperate in the field of collecting, analysing and diffusing data relating to children.

Rabat - Morocco's statistics office, Haut Commissariat au Plan (HCP), The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the National Observatory for children's rights (ONDE) signed on Tuesday a Memorandum of Understanding to cooperate in the field of collecting, analysing and diffusing data relating to children. AaAaAa The parties agreed to carry out a study on the impact of poverty and disparities on children and a survey on the effect of migration on children with the aim of comming up with recoomendations for social policies targeting children.AaAaAa The three parties also agreed to update data regarding working children in Morocco and to set up an information system for the diffusion of data relating to the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and the national action plan for children.AaAaAa Speaking on this occasion, UNICEF's representative for Morocco Aloys Kamuragiye said the UN body is willing to strengthen partnership with the HCP in order to position Morocco as a leading African country in terms children's welfare promotion.

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