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General presentation

2017 marks the 10th anniversary of the MEDays, key event on the agenda of major African and international conferences. The MEDays International Forum, created in 2008 and hosted by the city of Tangier, is the main event organized by the Amadeus Institute. The forum has, along the years, become one of the main international geo-strategic events in Africa and in the Arab World. Today, the Forum is one of the most important geo-political and economic events organized in Morocco by a non-governmental actor.

Where ?

MEDays village
Corniche Malabata, Avenue Mohamed VI, Tanger Morocco

WHEN ?

From 08 to 11th
November 2017


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MEDAYS 2017 IN

Program

  • OPENING

    Wednesday 8 November 2017

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  • MEDAYS BUSINESS SUMMIT

    Thursday 9 November 2017

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    • Moubarack Lo. President of the Emergence Institute, Special Adviser and Chief Economist of the Prime Minister of Senegal, Coordinator of the Economic and Social Analysis Unit. Senior Fellow a l'OCP Policy Centre
    • Khoudia Mbaye. Minister of Promotion of Investments, Partnerships and Development of Teleservices of the State, Senegal
    • Ursula Eid. President of the German-African Foundation
    • Adoum Younousmi.  Minister of Infrastructure of Chad
    • Angelle Kwemo. Managing Director for Africa, Washington Media Group
    • Mohamed Boussaid. Minister of Economy and Finance, Morocco
    • Tutu Agyare. Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer at Nubuke Investments

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    • Jinghu Xu. Ambassador, Special Representative of the Chinese Government for African Affairs
    • Simohammed Methqal. Ambassador, General Director at the MOROCCO INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION AGENCY - Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Cooperation for the KINGDOM OF MOROCCO
    • Roberto Gianetti Da Fonseca. President, Kaduna Consulting
    • Olga Kulkova. Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for African Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences
    • Khalid Benhamou. Director, Sahara Wind (Morocco)
    • Moussa Mara. Former Pirme Minister of Mali (2014-2015)
    • Andrew Leung. International and Independent China Strategist

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    • Jawad Kerdoudi. President of the Moroccan Institute of International Relations (IMRI)

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    • Henri Nakarundi. Founder of African Renewable Energy Distributor
    • Allan Kiburu. CEO of Island Corporate Solutions Limited
    • Samir abdelkrim. Entrepreneur, Consultant, Blogger, Founder of StartupBRICS.com
    • Salamba Diene. Founder of "Action for African Development"
    • Eric Kinoti. CEO of Shade Systems (E.A) Ltd
    • Tutu Agyare. Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer at Nubuke Investments
    • Othman El Ferdaous. Secretary of State to the Minister of Industry, Investment, Trade and the Digital Economy, in charge of Investment

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  • MEDAYS SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

    Friday 10 November 2017

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  • MEDAYS GEOPOLITICS

    Saturday 11 November 2017

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    • Karim Emile Bitar. Professor for International Relations at Beirut’s Saint Joseph University, Senior Fellow at IRIS, Editor of ENA magazine
    • Marc Ellenbogen. US Political Advisor
    • Sameera bin Rajab. Former Bahraini Royal Court Special Envoy
    • Olivier Kempf. Researcher at IRIS, Director of La Vigie
    • Hasni Abidi. Director , CERMAM
    • Omar Samad. Senior Advisor to the Chief Executive of Afghanistan, Former Afghan Ambassador in Canada and France
    • Hossein Mousavian. Associate Research Scholar at Woodrow Wilson School Princeton University
    • Mouafac Harb. Political consultant, former Al hayat Washington's chief of bureau, former vice president and news director
    • Mahmoud Mohamedou Professor of International History, Graduate Institute, Geneva, Former Foreign Minister of Mauritania
    • Amr Moussa. Former Secretary-General of the Arab League ( 2001-2011)
    • Husain Haqqani. Director (South & Central Asia), Hudson Institute. Former Amabassador of Pakistan to US 2008-2011

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    • Mustafa Kamal Kazi. Former Deputy Foreign Minister, Former Ambassador
    • Hasni Abidi. Director , CERMAM
    • Omar Samad. Senior Advisor to the Chief Executive of Afghanistan, Former Afghan Ambassador in Canada and France
    • Amr Moussa. Former Secretary-General of the Arab League ( 2001-2011)
    • Waleed Alhariri. Head of the Sana’a Center for Strategic Studies (SCSS) , New York Office
    • Randa Kassis. President and founder of the Movement of the Pluralistic Society
    • Husain Haqqani. Director (South & Central Asia), Hudson Institute. Former Amabassador of Pakistan to US 2008-2011

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    • Bogdan klich. Senator, Rapperteur of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe
    • Jessica Stern. Professor at Harvard University & Former Member of National Security Council (NSC)
    • Joelle Milquet. Brussels Deputy and former Deputy Prime Minister and Former Minister of the Interior
    • Latifa Ibn Ziaten. International Women of Courage Award and President of IMAD Association / Author of "Mort pour la France : Mohamed Merah a tué mon fils"
    • Rida Lyammouri. Independent Security Consultant - US Departement of Defense and other Governement Agencies
    • Jean-Charles Brisard. President of the " Centre d’Analyse du Terrorisme "
    • Jason Wiseman. Secretary General at Atlantic Treaty Association
    • Jaromir Novotny. Security and Foreign Policy Expert, Former First Deputy Minister of Defense
    • Fernando Reinares. Director Program on Global Terrorism, Elcano Royal Institute & Security Studies Chair
    • Damien Martinez. CEO, Grovern Partners
    • Bram Boxhoorn. Academic and Director of the Netherlands Atlantic Association
    • Abderrahim Kader. Specialist of Maghreb and Islamism & Lecturer at Sciences-Po Paris

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FORMAT

Under the High Patronage of His Majesty the King Mohammed VI, the MEDays Forum consists of about 30 sessions and panels that take place for 4 days, in November of each year.

It gathers a community of 150 high-level speakers representing all of the five continents: heads of states, heads of governments,
political decision-makers, Nobel Prizes, representatives of international organizations, CEOs, experts and forefront international figures.


MEDays 2017 – 10th edition

From defiance to challenges: the era of major upheavals

The 10th edition of the MEdays will address the defiance and challenges to be faced.
This anniversary edition will gather high-level international leaders to discuss and come forward with solutions to the challenges of our era, making the MEDays an international platform of expertise and solutions.


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Place

MEDays Village

Corniche Malabata, Avenue Mohamed VI, Tanger Maroc