Active participation of the HACA in the ITU PP18 held in Dubai alongside ANRT and the Ministry of Industry, Investment, Trade and Digital Economy
The 18th edition of the Plenipotentiary Conference of the International Telecommunication Union ( that is organized every four years), was held this year in Dubai from October 29th to November 16th 2018. This edition shed light on the election of Morocco to the Executive Board and the Radio Regulations Board after winning the votes with a satisfactory result of 130 votes out of 180 present member of the ITU. This success came as an expected reward to the undeniable efforts of the different Moroccan delegation members in order to achieve the goals set during the PP17 that was held in Busan 2014 (South Korea) with the active participation of the High Authority for Audiovisual Communication (HACA).
The 60th Session of the EAO Executive Committee Confirms Morocco’s Presidency for 2020
The 60th session of the European Audio-visual Observatory (EAO) Executive Committee gathered the 41 member countries and the EU on November 8th at the Europe Council headquarters in Strasbourg. This session was marked by the confirmation of assigning the 2020 presidency of the Committee to Morocco, the only non-European member of the Observatory, represented by Mr. Jamal Eddine Naji, Director General of the High Authority for Audio-visual Communication (HACA) and President of the network of UNESCO Chairs in Communication (ORBICOM). After France presiding this year in the person of Ms. Elizabeth le Hot, Director of the French Ministry of Culture, who conducted the work for this 60th session, the 2019 presidency of the EAO’s Executive Committee was assigned to Italy
The HACA Equipping the HAAC with its Monitoring Program “HACA MEDIA SOLUTIONS”
After equipping six African countries and Belgium with the HACA program “HMS”, which is a computerized and automatic monitoring program treating and analyzing audiovisual content, it is time for the High Authority for Audiovisual and Communication (HAAC) in the Togolese Republic to boast this system that has been made in Morocco. On November 5th, the Director General of the High Authority for Audiovisual Communication( HACA), Mr. Jamal Eddine Naji, Presided a team from the HACA who delivered the final equipment and software to the HAAC headquarters where its President Mr. Telou Pitaloulani and Mr. Naji headed an inauguration ceremony for the implementation of the HACA system. Furthermore, 20 Togolese employees received certificates confirming to who have benefited from a targeted training of three weeks supervised by the IT System Department of the HACA, i.e. its Director Mr. Najib Bouezmari and Mr. Adil Bourbate, technical and equipment Manager.
Five Principal Directors in the Canadian Public Sector on a visit to The HACA
Following the various institutional exchanges between the High Authority for Audiovisual Communication (HACA), Canada’s National Public Broadcaster (CBC/ Radio Canada) and the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC), five central directors from the Canadian Public Audiovisual Broadcaster (Francophone) carried out a business mission to exchange expertise with the technical and content departments in the Moroccan High Authority, from 22nd to 25th October, 2018.
The HACA in the International Conference on “Social Media, Regulation and Electoral process”
The High Authority for Audiovisual Communication (HACA) participated, on October 17th and 18th, 2018, in the international conference organized by the Tunisian Haute Autorité Indépendante de la Communication Audiovisuelle (HAICA) on “ Social Media, regulation and electoral process”, as part of the International Organisation of la Francophonie (REFRAM) road map 2018/2019 implementation.
The HACA at the IIC Forum for an “Agile Regulation” in a Digital Ecosystem Complexed by Serious Stakes
About forty organism coming from the five continents and specialized in industry, research, telecommunication regulation, ICT and audiovisual media, including the High Authority For Audiovisual Communication (HACA), all members of the “International Institute of Communication” (IIC) met from 8th to 11th of October in Mexico to debate the evolution (or “revolution”?) of the world digital ecosystem with its serious and urgent post-modern stakes that are facing the States, societies, individuals, public politics, the industrialist, the professionals, the regulators… In addition to a number of regulators such as the Moroccan High Authority for Audiovisual Communication, FCC (USA), OFCOM (UK), CSA France, CSA Belgium, OFCOM Switzerland, ICASA South Africa, AGCOM (Italy), ANATEL (Brazil), NZCC (New Zealand), the “Cyberspace Administration of China” CAC, CRCM (Mongolia), KCSC (Korea), GRA (Gibraltar), CRA (Qatar), and IFT (Mexico, host of this Forum), this regulation week also included the main decision makers of the giants in the domain: Facebook, Amazon, Microsoft, Mozilla, AT&T, Nokia, Walt Disney, 21th Century Fox, ICANN…
Mr. Naji Participates to a Bi-Annual Meeting of the European Audiovisual Observatory Bureau
The Director General of the High Authority for Audiovisual Communication, Mr. Jamal Eddine Naji, member of the European Audiovisual Observatory Bureau, took part, Thursday October 4th, of the bi-annual meeting of this executive institution that happens twice a year in Paris to prepare the sessions of the executive committee, reuniting 41 permanent members of the OEA including Morocco ( and the European commission). This meeting was chaired by France by Ms. Elizabeth Le HOT, Deputy Director at the Ministry of Culture, together with Ms. Susanne Niklotchev, Director General of the OEA. Furthermore, France will hand the presidency of the executive committee and the bureau to Morocco in 2019.
HACA President Receives a Delegation of Chilean Journalists Visiting Morocco
The delegation included Mr. David Bertelet Dahma, Director of the cultural propagation at the Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María in Valparaiso, current President of the Chilean Universities Radio Network, and Honorary Consul of Morocco in Valparaiso, Mr. Eduardo Espinoza Martinez, Director of the “Radio Universal” and current President of the Radio Broadcasting Association of Chile, in addition to Mr. Juan Soto Meneses, Director of the “Radio Universidad de Atacama” and former President of the Radio Broadcasting Association of Chile.
HACA’s Regulation Systems will Soon be Implemented in Comoros Islands
A delegation from the High Authority of Audio-visual Communication, led by its Director General Mr. Jamal Eddine Naji, paid a visit to the National Press and Audio-visual Council (CNPA) in Moroni, the capital of Comoros Islands – which is a federal republic with a population of over 800.000 people, and that gained independence in 1975– from 25th to 29th September 2018. The delegation was composed of Mr. Najib Bouizermani, Director of Information Systems at the HACA and Mr. Adil Bourbat, technical manager in charge of reporting systems. This visit came after several meetings and exchanges between the two institutions, including a visit paid to Morocco by representatives of the CNPA, which was created on July 2012, headed by Mr. Mohamed Jaafar Abas (A graduate of the Institut Supérieur de l’Information et la Communication (ISIC) in Rabat), aiming at delivering an expression of interest. The visit of the HACA to Moroni represented the final stage before the acquisition by the Comorian regulator of the computer systems used for the monitoring, the archiving and the audio-visual content processing (HACA Media Solution “HMS”). It should be noted that Chad, Tunisia, Mauritania, Senegal, Niger, Benin, and Belgium, already use these patented systems. Moreover, the High Authority works on preparing similar acquisition partnerships with Togo, Mali, Cameroun, Cape Verde, and Moldavia for the coming months.