The Changing Security Situation in Maghreb May ‘Refresh’ the Euro-Maghrebian Relations
a distinctive combination of security threats – socio-political
transformation sparked by the recent wave of pro-democratic movements, the
frozen border disputes and territorial conflicts which seriously undermine
all efforts at regional integration. This changing security situation in the
Maghreb is analyzed by an international expert team lead by Dr.
Situation in the Maghreb’.
According to the research paper, a reconsidered and tailor-made European
approach to the Maghreb region would foster its stability and support mutual
prosperity. It argues that, in light of the growing instability in
in the Maghreb and place its relations with this region at the top of its
The bottom-up nature of the pro-democratic protests should induce the EU
to rebuild its approach to the Maghreb to henceforth focus more on the
complex human security. The research paper also calls upon the Central and
Eastern European countries to launch an “experience sharing process” with the
Maghrebian countries because they could provide a useful model for the
democratic transition in this region.
The paper also raises the question of
finding the final solution to this long-drawn-out dispute between
The 2007 Moroccan autonomy initiative for the
elaborated in a speech by
credible alternative to the continuing deadlock.
The research paper ‘The Changing Security Situation in the Maghreb’
provides a unique and complex analysis of the recent situation in the Maghreb
region from the European perspective. The full version of the research paper
published by the Association for International Affairs is available at:
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