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Synthesis Report: 2nd Edition of the African Peace and Security Annual Conference (APSACO)

August 26, 2018

After a successful first edition, the second edition of the African Peace and Security Annual Conference (APSACO) took place in Rabat on June 18-19, 2018.  This year’s edition focused on the prospects and opportunities of the peace and security spectrum, ranging from prevention to stabilization, while exploring ways to effectively protect the most vulnerable. 

Researchers, diplomats, military personnel, and representatives of think tanks, civil society and the private sector from some of the African countries, Europe, and the United States attended the conference.

For Policy Center for the New South (formerly OCP Policy Center), this new edition of the Conference is a contribution to ongoing debates to strengthen the AU's role in maintaining peace and stabilizing the African continent.