Northwest Africa Seminar Opens in Morocco

By Africa Center for Strategic Studies
Updated: 01/11/2011

Rabat_webThirty participants from the United States and 12 African nations are gathering in Morocco for the first program supported by three of the Department of Defense’s five regional centers. The Africa Center for Strategic Studies, represented by Academic Dean Monde Muyangwa, PhD., and the Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies are joining the Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies in presenting the Northwest Africa Transnational Threats Seminar taking place at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation in Rabat from Jan. 11-14.

The Moroccan government has been deeply involved in planning this unique program, which is looking at countering transnational trafficking in arms, weapons and narcotics in northwestern Africa.