Advanced Training in Geopolitics & International Relations - The Geopolitics of the Maghreb
OCP Policy Center, Rabat.
Through the introduction of a systematic approach in the study of the interaction and relation of each country with the large poles of contemporary international relations (the great powers, large groups or clusters, the major regions of the world...), this course will try as much as possible to define the place and role of the Maghreb in the world today.
• Enhance understanding of the structure and role of the Maghreb region and its position as a regional bloc in the world;
• Exploring the relations of each of the Maghreb countries while looking for the divergences and convergences and the effects of foreign policies and relationships on the respective countries;
• mprove knowledge on the study of the international relations of a country or of a region with a power country, a group of countries or a region.
Abdallah Saaf is a professor of Political sciences at Mohamed V Rabat University, Director of the Center for Studies in Social Sciences Research (CERSS), and Founder of the Moroccan Association of Political Science and Director of Abhath Review. Professor Saaf was a member of the commission in charge of revising the Constitution during July 2011, and member of the Scientific Committee at the Global Forum for Humans rights. Professor Saaf is a former Minister of Education from 1998 to 2004. He also manages an annual publication called “Strategic Report of Morocco” since 1995.