For the last ten years, Morocco has tried to build a parallel diplomacy to advance its agenda on the international scene. While the idea is terrific, the lack of competent actors and the absence of a comprehensive agenda have hampered the implementation of a parallel diplomatic strategy capable of producing tangible results.

Morocco: Parallel Diplomacy Remains Dull and Ineffective
Morocco's Minister of Foreign Affairs Nasser Bourita, with Head of Govt. Saadeddine El Othmani and UNSG Personal Envoy Horst Kohler.
Hassan Masiky was born in Kenitra, Morocco, and is based in Washington as a blogger and freelance writer.