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Monday, June 12, 2023
First President of the Court of Cassation, President Delegate of the Supreme Council of the Judicial Power, Mr. M’hammed Abdenabaoui, and the Prosecutor General of the King to the Court of Cassation, President of the Public Prosecutor’s Office, Mr. El Hassan Daki, received Monday, June 12, 2023, the First President of the Court of Cassation of Burkina Faso, Jean Mazobé Konde, the Attorney General of the Court of Cassation of Burkina Faso, Dama Ouali, and the accompanying delegation, at the Council’s headquarters in Rabat.

During the meeting, the parties signed a memorandum of understating on judicial cooperation with the aim of solidifying friendship ties and facilitating legal and judicial cooperation between the Moroccan Court of Cassation and its Burkinabe counterpart. The memorandum is also a further step towards exchanging expertise, experiences, and best practices to serve the interest of both courts.

According to the memorandum of understanding, this cooperation covers issues relating to litigation within the jurisdiction of both courts, regulation and procedures, the regular exchange of visits by judges and civil servants, as well as the holding of seminars and joint activities focusing on the role of the Court of Cassation, the modernization of its operation and management in areas that pose an international challenge, including the fight against corruption, terrorism, and international crimes, as well as contract law, internet development, the introduction of artificial intelligence and the dissemination of jurisprudence.

Moreover, the memorandum stipulates the creation of a monitoring committee tasked to prepare joint annual activities and monitor, evaluate, and execute programs’ implementation, as well as process technical and administrative difficulties impeding programs’ delivery, and compile reports on execution.

The Signing of this memorandum of understanding on judicial cooperation comes as part of strong fraternal ties between the Kingdom of Morocco and the Republic of Burkina Faso, and reflects the shared desire to work together toward the interest of the judiciary, a cornerstone of the rule of law and democracy, while taking into consideration the responsibility shouldered by supreme courts to protect human rights and unify the law.

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