Institut Royal des Etudes Stratégiques
The security situation in the MENA region : ...

Accompanied by a high-level delegation, headed by Mrs. Karen Betts, UK Ambassador to Morocco, General Thomas BECKETT, Chief Adviser of the British Ministry of Defence for North Africa and the Middle East, facilitated, October 19, 2015, a conference on the theme: "The security situation in the MENA region : challenges and prospects".

This meeting, attended by Moroccans and British experts of regional and international issues, emphasized the security situation in some countries of the MENA region, namely Yemen, Libya, Syria and Iraq and highlighted its possible developments in the light of issues raised by the accentuation of the terrorist threat embodied by "daesh" and the influence of external agendas on the geopolitical balance in the region.

Other aspects were discussed during the conference, mainly the cooperation between the two Kingdoms in areas of common interest and the levers of its reinforcement at the bilateral and multilateral levels.

15.45
ACCUEIL DES PARTICIPANTS

16.00
M. Mohammed Tawfik MOULINE,
Directeur Général de l’Institut Royal des Etudes Stratégiques.

S.E. Madame Karen BETTS,
Ambassadeur du Royaume-Uni au Maroc

16.15

Modérateur : M. Said MOUFTI
Directeur de Recherche, Coordinateur du Programme d’études
« Relations Extérieures du Maroc »

-Général Thomas BECKETT,
Conseiller en Chef du Ministère de la Défense Britannique

16h45-17h15
DEBAT

PANELS DE DISCUSSION :

17h15-17h40
Situation en Libye : Pr. Moussaoui AJLAOUIM. Hassan SAOUDI

17h40-18h05
Processus de paix au Proche-Orient : M. Abdelhak BASSOU- Dr. El Mostafa REZRAZI

18h05-18h30
Coopération bilatérale Maroc-Royaume Uni :
M. Mohamed BELMAHI, M. Khalil HADDAOUI

18.30
MOT DE CLOTURE