Al Akhawayn University Holds Expert Seminar on Constitutional Reform in Morocco


Ifrane, June 2, 2011 – International and Moroccan experts on constitutional law and reform gathered at Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane for a 2-day seminar to develop recommendations for the Moroccan Commission for Constitutional Reform.


Among the experts participating at the seminar were Nizar Messari, associate professor of International Studies at Al Akhawayn University; Professor Abdelihah Fountir, Directeur des Affaires G énérales, Secrétariat Général du Government (Rabat) ; Abdelaziz Nouidi, Professor of Constitutional Law, Université Mohamed V (Rabat) and Former Adviser to Prime Minister Abderraham Youssoufi; Professor Angel J. Sanchez Navarro of the Universidad Complutense (Spain); Dr. Cheryl Saunders, Professor of Comparative Constitutional Law at the University of Melbourne (Australia); and Professor Michael Willis, University Research Lecturer and King Mohamed VI Fellow in Moroccan and Mediterranean Studies, Oxford University (United Kingdom). T. Jeremy Gunn, associate professor of International Studies at Al Akhawayn University, was the principal coordinator and organizer of the seminar, participated as an expert in the seminar, and was a discussion co-chair and co-rapporteur with Nizar Messari. 

To view the agenda of the seminar, click here.