Royal institute of the Amazigh culture

Royal institute of the Amazigh culture

The Royal institute of the Amazigh culture ( _fr. "Institut royal de la culture amazighe" - acronym:IRCAM), (In Neo-Tifinagh "ⴰⵙⵉⵏⴰⴳ ⴰⴳⵍⴷⴰⵏ ⵏ ⵜⵓⵙⵙⵏⴰ ⵜⴰⵎⴰⵣⵉⵖⵜ" in Berber Latin Alphabet "Asinag ageldan n tussna tamaziγt") is an academic institute of the Moroccan government in charge with the safeguarding and the promotion of the Amazigh culture.

The instute is located in the capital city Rabat. It was founded in October 17, 2001 under the patronage of King Mohammed VI (Dahir (royal decree) number 1-01-299). It has the full legal capacity and financial independence.


The Institute is committed to offer opinion and advice to the Moroccan king about the measures that would maintain the Amazigh languages and culture and to promote them in all their forms.


* Maintaining and development of the Amazigh languages and culture.
* Work on the implementation of policies adopted by the King:
**"help include the Amazigh languages in the Moroccan educational system and ensure its influence in the social and cultural space and the national, regional and local media"
* Reinforce the status of the Amazigh culture in the spaces above and management the local and regional affairs.
* Develop cooperation with other national institutions and organizations of regional and international.
* Being a reference in terms of Academic studies and researches regionally and internationally. (i.e. North Africa)

ee also

* Berber beliefs
* Human rights in Morocco

External links

* [ Official website] fr icon
* [ JurisPedia]

References and notes

"Much of the content of this article comes from [ the equivalent Arabic-language wikipedia article] , accessed October 7 2006."

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