Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane - Spotlights


Leila Hanafi

Following up on the recent conference held at Al Akhawayn University, Leila Hanafi, a Staff Attorney and Programs Manager at the World Justice Project, has written a paper on "Promoting the Rule of Law Culture in the Middle East and North Africa Region: Beyond the MENA Rule of Law Conference 2010." To read the paper, click here

Ahmed Driouchi and Molk Kadiri

Ahmed Driouchi and Molk Kadiri (Class of 2007) of Al Akhawayn's Institute for Economic Analysis and Prospective Studies have contributed a chapter on "Challenges to Intellectual Property Rights from ICTS, Nanotechnologies and Microelectronics" in the newly published book Nanotechnology and Microelectronics: Global Diffusion, Economics and Policy, edited by Dr. Ndubuisi Ekekwe and published by IGI, USA. The chapter is related to ongoing IEAPS research with the Hassan II Academy of Sciences and Technologies and can be viewed at Also featured in the July 28th l'Economiste 

Rahima Nouasse

Al Akhawayn students Fatima Zahrae (business administration, Class of 2014) and Rahima Nouasse (computer science, class of 2011) were crowned champion and runner up, respectively, in the 2nd international Karate Open in Dakar, Senegal, July 3-4, 2010, where they faced off against competitors from Gambia, Guinea, Mauritania, Mali, Senegal, and Morocco.

Karim Moustaghfir

Karim Moustaghfir, assistant professor of human resource development, has just begun a one-year Visiting Research Fellowship at the Cranfield School of Management at Cranfield University (UK), ranked by the Financial Times as 7th in the world, 4th in Europe, and 1st in the UK for executive education. Professor Moustaghfir's research project focuses on knowledge management and firm performance.