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Strategic Alliances for a Secure, Connected, and Prosperous Region

Trusted Regional Partnerships at a Time of Shifting Alliances

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Trusted Regional Partnerships at a Time of Shifting Alliances

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

Text of Remarks

Keynote Address – Tzachi Hanegbi, Head of National Security Council

Text of Remarks

Remarks – William Daroff, CEO, Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations

The Abraham Accords: The Third Anniversary – How Far Have We Come, Where Are We Going?

Africa and the Abraham Accords: Prospective African-Arab-Israeli Partnerships

Anti-Radicalism and Counterinsurgency: National, Regional, and Global

How Can Government Policy Assist in Deploying Innovation-Based Solutions to Enhance Food and Water Security?

The Challenges of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Compliance and Its Implications for Commodity Industries

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