Author: Intissar Kherigi

UNDP Discusses Parliamentary Oversight in Tunisia and the Role of Independent Constitutional Bodies (Part 1)

Since the Revolution, Tunisia has lived through a phase of institutional innovation, establishing a new set of institutions seeking to reflect the Revolution’s demands for accountability, justice and representation of the will of the people. The National Constituent Assembly elected on 23 October 2011 had the primary task of drafting a new constitution, but also

Energy Commission Rejects Renewal for British Gas

The Energy Commission of the National Constituent Assembly issued a decision on 5th June rejecting the proposed renewal of the Amilcar license for hydrocarbon exploration requested by British Gas. The rejection issued by the Commission is due to a number of violations of the legal regulatory framework for granting licenses, including the following: – The

Eye on the Electoral Law: Launch of Plenary Discussion in the Assembly

Monday 7th April saw the opening of the plenary debate and vote on the electoral law in a session attended by 123 members of the National Constituent Assembly. The draft electoral law is based on proposals by a group of civil society organisations, including Chahed Observatory, ATIDE, Youth without Borders, the Foundation for the Future