MENAPAR Conference IV




MENAPAR is pleased to announce its annual conference to be held from October 28th – 31st, 2019 in the picturesque town of Ifrane, Morocco in local partnership with the Al-Akhawayn University. This year’s theme will contribute to knowledge building in “Public Administration Research and South-South Cooperation for the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals in the Arab Region.”





" Public Administration Research and South-South Cooperation for the Achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals in the Arab Region "


  1. Thematic Area 1 - Knowledge gaps in the practice and research of PA, SSC and SDGs in the Arab Region

  2. Thematic Area 2 - Facilitators and Inhibitors of SDGs in the Arab Region

  3. Thematic Area 3 - Evaluation of Arab Cooperation on PA Programs and Projects

  4. Open Call



  1. To identify the status of South-South Cooperation vis-à-vis public administration in the Arab region

  2. To identify gaps in public administration of the region vis-à-vis the SDGs

  3. To identify the status of the achievement of the SDGs in the Arab region

  4. To analyze the relationship between the three spaces of PA, SSC, and SDGs in the Arab context

  5. To identify resources (financial and otherwise) from within and outside the Arab region that can support the achievement of the SDGs in the Arab region

  6. To evaluate the impact of existing relevant Arab programs and projects related to PA, SSC, and the SDGs


Important Dates

     August 15                 *NEW* Extended  Deadline for Abstract & Best Practices Submissions

     August 30                  Notifications about acceptance/rejection of Scientific Contributions 

     September 25           Full Paper Submission

     October 1                   Presentation Submission


General Program

Pre-Conference Day
(Best Practices & PhD Doctoral Workshop)               

October 28th, 2019 (Monday)                    

Opening Ceremony, Plenary & Sessions                      

October 29th, 2019 (Tuesday)

Gala Dinner


Plenary, Sessions & Closing Ceremony

October 30th, 2019 (Wednesday)              

Social Day

October 31st, 2019 (Thursday)


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