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Tunisia holds first judicial elections

Tunisia holds first judicial elections

  Tunisia “is experiencing today (October 24, 2016) a milestone in the history of Tunisia”, Prime Minister Youssef Chahed said yesterday after the country held its first High Judicial Council elections. This new stage in the constitutional institution “is likely ...

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A Quick Guide to the ‎ Supplementary Budget Bill 2015 ‎

A Quick Guide to the ‎ Supplementary Budget Bill 2015 ‎

Jasmine foundation – Yesterday, 4 August, saw Prime Minister Habib Essid present the Supplementary Budget bill for 2015 to the Assembly of People’s Representatives for adoption. The head of government emphasized that the bill aims to address the “exceptional conditions” Tunisia ...

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JF Briefing July 2015

JF Briefing July 2015

Domestic News Tunisia adopts new Counter-Terrorism Law After a marathon three-day discussion, the Assembly overwhelmingly adopted a new Law to Combat Terrorism and Money Laundering, with 174 deputies voting for, 10 abstaining and 0 against. The new law replaces the ...

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Decentralization: How can we make Local Governments Accountable?

Decentralization: How can we make Local Governments Accountable?

Friday, June 12th, 2015 at Ramada Plaza – Gammarth Intissar Kherigi, Programmes Director at Jasmine Foundation As part of Jasmine Foundation’s third annual conference on « Participatory Governance in the Context of Democratic Transition in Tunisia: Roles and Tools », I organized ...

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Assembly Committee Rushing Through Anti-Terrorism Law

Assembly Committee Rushing Through Anti-Terrorism Law

The People’s Representatives’ Assembly’s General Legislation Committee has stayed up till early hours of the morning in recent days in an effort to speed up adoption of the new Anti-Terrorism Law. The draft law had been stuck in the Assembly ...

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JF Briefing May 2015

JF Briefing May 2015

Domestic Developments 100 days into the mandate of the new Tunisian government, and it seems the key word of the day is “challenges”.  On television and radio shows and discussions, we hear of the economic, social, political, security and regional challenges facing ...

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