Mohamed Aujjar
H.E. Mr. Mohamed AUAJJAR (Ambassador, Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of the Kingdom of Morocco) takes the floor (21267778945) (cropped).jpg
Minister of Human Rights
In office
14 March 1998 – 8 October 2007
Preceded byMohamed Ziane
(as Secretary of State)
Succeeded bynone
Ambassador Permanent Representative of the Kingdom to the United Nations Office at Geneva
In office
October 2014 – April 2017
Minister of Justice
In office
April 2017 – Current
Personal details
Born1959 (age 62–63)
Targuist, Morocco
Political partyRNI
Alma materUniversity of Mohammed I, Oujda
OccupationPolitician, journalist

Mohamed Aujjar (Arabic: محمد أوجار ; born 1959, Targuist) is a Moroccan politician of the National Rally of Independents party. Mr. Mohamed Aujjar, appointed by His Majesty King Mohammed VI, Minister of Justice, on Wednesday, April 5, 2017.[1]


Aujjar holds a bachelor in law and worked as a journalist then editor-in-chief of the daily al-Mithaq.[2] He has taken several training courses in the field of press and information in the United States, France and Portugal.

Political career

In the parliamentary elections of September 27, 2002, he was elected as a member of the riding of Rabat-Océan.[3]

On 7 November 2002, Mr. Aujjar was appointed by the Sovereign to the position of Minister of Human Rights in the cabinets of Driss Jettou and Abderrahmane Youssoufi, a position he held until 8 June 2004.[2][4] He is a member of the "HACA", Morocco's media regulating body.[4]

Mohamed Aujjar was the Ambassador permanent representative of the Kingdom of Morocco to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva[5] between October 2014 and April 2017.

He is also a founding member of the Moroccan Organization of Human Rights (OMDH) and of the Press Club in Morocco. Author of several studies and contributions published in the Moroccan and Arab press, Mr. Aujjar also served as Deputy Secretary General of the National Union of the Moroccan Press (SNPM). [3]

He has chaired several international election observation missions in several African countries.[6][7]

See also


  1. ^ "List of Government". 2013-10-14. Retrieved 2019-03-30.
  2. ^ a b "Biographies des membres du gouvernement". Le Matin. 8 November 2002. Retrieved 1 September 2012.
  3. ^ a b "Biography Mohamed Aujjar". Moroccan Government Website.
  4. ^ a b "Membres". HACA. Archived from the original on 2017-08-19. Retrieved 2012-09-05.
  5. ^ "Permanent Mission of the Kingdom of Morocco to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva". United Nations Office of Geneva. Retrieved 2017-04-05.
  6. ^ "Liban : Aujjar parmi les observateurs de l'OIF". Maghress. Retrieved 2019-03-30.
  7. ^ "Des observateurs marocains aux présidentielles mauritaniennes". (in French). Retrieved 2019-03-30.