Fostering Understanding and Development of the Maghreb:
The Mission of the Maghreb Center is to increase understanding by US policy makers, academia, the media, the business community and the public at large of the five countries of North Africa, also known as the Maghreb: Mauritania, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, and Libya. Another area of interest of the Maghreb Center is the Sudan-Sahel region.
The Maghreb Center joins American specialists of the region with Maghrebi counterparts in Algeria, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, and Tunisia. The Center is an initiative of scholars of North Africa and development practitioners. For more information on the Maghreb Center's founding members, current board members, and associates, please consult our website (