Advanced regionalization at the center of a conference in Dakhla

“Regionalization and territorial public policies in the southern provinces: Territorial and development approaches” was at the center of a national conference organized on Tuesday in Dakhla, at the initiative of the Faculty of Legal, Economic and Social Sciences ( FSJES) Agdal in Rabat. This scientific meeting is part of university diplomacy and the first edition of the thematic university of territorial public policies, in partnership with the research group Ibn Khaldoun and in cooperation with the Regional Council of Dakhla-Oued Eddahab and the ‘Association of advanced regionalization and autonomy in the region of Dakhla-Oued Eddahab. During this meeting, the participants in this conference thus debated the objectives of advanced regionalization in the implementation of public policies in the field of development at the level of the provinces of the South of the Kingdom. Speaking on this occasion, Miloud Belkadi, professor at FSJES-Agdal in Rabat, stressed that the constitutionalization of advanced regionalization dominated public debates, starting from the fact that it constituted an appropriate framework based on territorial governance to face economic, social and development challenges. In this sense, he indicated that advanced regionalization is a local management system based on proximity, especially since it is a strategic choice based on the principle of subsidiarity, noting that the regions of Dakhla-Oued Eddahab and Fès-Meknes are among the first regions to have implemented the foundations of effective advanced regionalization. Likewise, he said that the success of advanced regionalization depends on institutional media, ensuring strong territorial marketing. For his part, the coordinator of the Ibn Khaldoun research group for the evaluation of regional policies and the territoriality of public policies, Ahmed Boujdad, in his intervention focused on “The management of the state of health emergency in Morocco in the light of regional policy “on the prioritization of essential questions and roles between the central actor and the territorial actors, by underlining the importance of territorial intelligence and the specificities of each region to better manage this crisis . For his part, Abdelaziz Laaroussi, professor at FSJES Agdal in Rabat, highlighted in his speech on “the territorial and international dimensions of human rights in the southern provinces”, the integration of the approach of human rights in territorial public policies which have enabled Morocco to guarantee these rights at national and regional levels. He explained that regional policy tends to modernize the management of State structures and ensure their efficiency and effectiveness, highlighting the primordial role between the region and the State in terms of the realization of economic, social and environmental. After recalling the central role of the Regional Human Rights Commissions in the southern provinces, he noted that the Executive, as part of its public policy, ensures the implementation of the national action plan in this area. of democracy and human rights, in close coordination with the Regional Councils. The Regional Council of DakhlaOued Eddahab and the Faculty of Legal, Economic and Social Sciences (FSJES) Agdal in Rabat signed, Monday in Dakhla, a partnership and cooperation agreement on continuing training and the sharing of expertise and knowledge scientist. Signed by the president of the Regional Council, El Khattat Yanja, and the dean of the FSJES of Agdal, Farid El Bacha, this agreement aims to create cells for reflection, research and consultation between the two institutions concerning several questions of common interest.