On March 27, 2023, the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs hosted an international conference bringing together think tank and policy center representatives from 30 Middle East and African states. Panelists and participants discussed the prospects for enlarging and enhancing the Abraham Accords and the potential areas for Gulf-Africa-Israel partnerships in the fields of counterterrorism and national security, food and water security, and environmental concerns. Speakers and attendees will include citizens of Bahrain, Chad, Ethiopia, Ghana, Iran, Jordan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kurdistan, Liberia, Malawi, Mauritania, Morocco, Namibia, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, South Africa, South Sudan, Somalia, Somaliland, Tunisia, Turkey, UAE, Uganda. Jerusalem Center fellows, members of Knesset, and American Jewish leaders also attended.
Welcome – The Honorable Isaac Herzog, President of the State of Israel
Opening Remarks – Dr. Yechiel Leiter, Director-General, Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs