Call for Papers: 1st International Annual Conference on Democratic Citizenship (IACDC 2014)

The Moroccan Center for Civic Education in collaboration with its international and local partners is pleased to invite you to the 1st International Conference on Education for Democratic Citizenship to be held in Marrakesh, Morocco from February 26 – March 1, 2014.


The purpose of this event is to enable both international and local participants to exchange and share “best practices” in education for
democratic citizenship and explore how teachers and schools can educate learners to be effective and active citizens who are committed to democratic principles. The conference will also take stock of the reforms taking place since the beginning of the Arab Spring and survey the post-uprising need for citizenship education.

Under the theme of “Educating Youth for Democratic Futures,” the meeting will provide a forum for dialogue and the sharing of innovative practices, experience and expertise in the field of democratic citizenship education, with a focus on classroom implementation.


Important Dates:

The deadline for the abstracts submission is November 30, 2013. To submit an abstract, please use this link.

The deadline for the internationals registration is December 31, 2013 and local participants is January 31, 2014. To register, please follow this link.


For More Information:

For more details, please feel free to contact the Moroccan Center for Civic Education at 00 212 522 475 800 from 9 am to 5 pm (Monday through to Friday, Morocco time) or send an email to Mr. Abderrazzak Morjani at and

Additional information on the conference is also available on the Moroccan Center for Civic Education website and the PDF announcement.