On 6 August 2019, the International Institute for Migration and Security Research, presented by its vice president – Mr. Avner Saar, signed a MoU with the Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies (BESA) – an independent, non-partisan institute, conducting policy-relevant research on Middle Eastern and global strategic affairs, affiliated with the political science department at Bar-Ilan University, Israel. At the meeting, the BESA was presented by Prof. Efraim Karsh.

The IIMSR will work with the Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies on mutual researches and conference and will organize international mobility of experts and speakers on topics of mutual interest.

BESA sponsors conferences, lectures, and briefings for international and local audiences, bringing together leading experts from academia and public life from both Israel and abroad. The Center has developed cooperative relations with leading strategic research institutes throughout the world, from Ankara to Washington and from London to Seoul. They conduct specialized research on contract to the Israeli foreign affairs and defense establishment, and for NATO.