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About Ali El Aallaoui

Ali El Aallaoui is an analyst and researcher in law and politics based in El Aaiun Western Sahara. He got his PhD in International Law and International Relations in 2007 from the French Language University of Casablanca, Morocco.

Articles by Ali El Aallaoui

This week’s World Forum for Democracy 2017 editors

Georgios Kolliarakis

Georgios Kolliarakis political scientist, is a senior researcher at the University of Frankfurt.

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Rosemary Bechler is openDemocracy’s Editor.

Introducing this week’s theme: Media, parties and populism.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Negotiating Western Sahara: between international law and geopolitical interests

The question of Western Sahara has been in a stalemate since 1976, but with Morocco joining the African Union, the new leadership of Polisario, and the escalation in El Guergarate region, is there room for renewed negotiations?

Can the African Union pressure Morocco to accept a referendum on the Western Sahara?

Can Morocco's admission to the African Union last month trigger a lasting solution to the forty-year long Western Sahara conflict?

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