Thomas Boni Yayi, former president of Benin, speaks during the opening ceremony of the MEDays International Forum in Tangier, Morocco, on Nov. 7, 2018. More than 100 high-level speakers from across the world on Wednesday attended the forum to discuss new geopolitical paradigms. (Xinhua/Aissa)
RABAT, Nov. 7 (Xinhua) -- More than 100 high-level speakers across the world on Wednesday gathered at the MEDays International Forum in the northern Moroccan city of Tangier to discuss new geopolitical paradigms.
The four-day forum, under the theme "In the age of disruption: Finding the new paradigms," will hold more than 30 sessions and panels attended by current and former presidents, government officials, policy makers, business leaders and experts.
The issues to be discussed include digital acceleration, inter-African integration, Africa's relations with world powers, migration, commercial wars and the return of protectionism.
Created in 2008, the forum in Morocco has become one of the main international geo-strategic events in Africa and the Arab World.