A high-level meeting of heads of counter-terrorism and security agencies of North African and Sahel countries kicked off Thursday in Marrakech, under the aegis of the United Nations Counter-Terrorism Office .
Placed under the theme “Capacity building and training for West African States”, this two-day high-level meeting was attended by 23 countries from the region.
It is a godsend for the heads of security agencies in the region, in that it offers them the opportunity to discuss and exchange views on their assessment of the state of the threat in the Sahel region and its extension to the Gulf of Guinea.
This event will also serve as a platform for high-level participants to discuss strategies and approaches to strengthen regional cooperation on counter-terrorism issues, terrorist threat assessment and capacity building needs for resilience. long-term.