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Te German Marshall Fund o the United States (GMF) strengthens transatlantic cooperation on regional, national, and global challenges and opportunities in the spirit o the Marshall Plan. GMF does this by supporting individuals and institu-tions working in the transatlantic sphere, by convening leaders and members o the policy and business communities, by contributing research and analysis on transatlantic topics, and by providing exchange opportunities to oster renewed commitment to the transatlantic relationship. In addition, GMF supports a number o initiatives to strengthen democra-cies. Founded in 1972 through a gif rom Germany as a permanent memorial to Marshall Plan assistance, GMF maintains a strong presence on both sides o the Atlantic. In addition to its headquarters in Washington, DC, GMF has seven oﬃces in Europe: Berlin, Paris, Brussels, Belgrade, Ankara, Bucharest, and Warsaw. GMF also has smaller representations in Bratislava, urin, and Stockholm.
About the Wider Atlantic Program
Tis report was prepared or GMF’s Wider Atlantic program, a research and convening partnership o GMF and Morocco’s OCP Policy Center and OCP Foundation. Te program explores the north-south and south-south dimensions o transatlan-tic relations, including the role o Arica and Latin America, and issues aﬀecting the Atlantic Basin as a whole.
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