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Rida Lyammouri

Senior Fellow, Policy Center for the New South

Focusing on North Africa and Sahel, he has extensive experience in supporting governmental and non-governmental organizations in the areas of international development, security, countering violent extremism, and counter-terrorism. Mr. Lyammouri has elaborated more than 200 in-depth research reports that cultivates deeper understanding of regional and domestic challenges. He has also frequently made programming recommendations to address various security, economic, and political challenges related to a specific region or a country in Africa. He has participated as an expert at various conferences, including at the National Defence University (NDU), the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), and the National Endowment for Democracy (NED), in addition to multiple contributions to well-known media outlets such as BBC, NPR, and France24. He holds a Master of Public Policy with an emphasis on National Security from the School of Policy, Government, and International Affairs at George Mason University (USA).