Economic Cooperation and Trade
Riyadh Saudia Arabia
The Policy Center for the New South will be represented at the Towards MED2019 – Regional Meetings organized by ISPI (Italian Institute for International and Political Studies) taking place at King Faisal Center for Research and Islamic Studies, Riyadh, Saudia Arabia.
Under the theme "Med-Red" Linkage: Shared Problems and Common Opportunities between the Mediterranean and the Red Sea », our Senior Fellow, Khalid Chegraoui will discuss Economic Cooperation and Trade in the Red Sea region and will answer the following questions, along Kusay al-Khunaizi, Saudi Economist and Consultant ; Cinzia Bianco, Gulf Research Fellow, European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR) ; Adel Hamaizia, Research Fellow, Chatham House and Camille Lons, Research Associate, International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) :
- Which fields of economic cooperation should be prioritized?
- What conditions could facilitate and boost intra-regional trade?
- How to strengthen the regional bargaining power in multilateral trade system through a coordinated approach?
- What role has been played by regional free trade agreements such as the COMESA so far ?
This regional meeting will take place on October 28th, Riyadh, Saudia Arabia : https://www.ispionline.it/it/eventi/evento/med-red-linkage-shared-problems-and-common-opportunities-between-mediterranean-and-red-seaKeep me informed
Khalid Chegraoui, Senior Fellow, Policy Center for the New South
Khalid Chegraoui is a full Professor of History and Political Anthropology, Institute of African Studies, Mohammed V University, Rabat, Morocco and Senior Fellow at the Policy Center for the New South, previously known as OCP Policy Center.
He began his teaching and research career in 1992 as a Research Assistant Professor at Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdallah University in Fez after earning his first doctorate in African Studies from the Mohammed V University in Rabat focusing on West Sub-Saharan Africa. He also earned a Doctorate of State in African Studies from the same University in 2002, where he focused on Contemporary West Africa, in 2003 he become Professor of History and Political Anthropology at the Institute of African Studies, Mohammed V University, consultant on African and Middle East issue and strategic studies.
He is currently Director of Research Group: African Politics, a doctoral supervisor at the Mohammed V University, Professor of African History in EGE School of Governance and Economy of Rabat, Polytechnic Mohammed VI University and Director of Africa and Middle East Centre Studies AMES Centre.