Tunisia

Voluntary contributions have strengthened UNESCO’s work in freedom of expression in Tunisia.

Development partners

Projects

Developing and designing communication and information strategies for the recovery, reconstruction and democratization of Tunisian society

Through support from the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, UNESCO opened a Project Office in Tunis in January 2012 to assist the Tunisian Government in developing and designing communication and information strategies for the recovery, reconstruction, and democratization of Tunisian Society, and to assist the Constituent Assembly and civil society in creating the new Constitution.

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Networks of Mediterranean Youth

Financed by the European Union, the programme aims at mainstreaming youth issues and priorities across national decision-making and policy implementation in European Neighbourhood Policy South countries.

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Promoting an Enabling Environment for Freedom of Expression: Global Action with Special Focus on the Arab Region

With financial support from the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), UNESCO is promoting freedom of expression, press freedom and freedom of information in the Arab region and South Sudan.

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Promoting Freedom of Expression in Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Syria, Tunisia and Yemen

With financial support from the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland, UNESCO is implementing a project in the Arab region to strengthen legal and regulatory frameworks to promote freedom of expression, freedom of information, and press freedom.

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Supporting the Reform of the Tunisian National Television and Radio into Public Service Media

Financed by the Kingdom of Spain, this project assisted the democratic transition in Tunisia through support to the reform of Tunisian national radio and television into public service media, independence, ethical practices and gender equality.

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Training of security forces on freedom of expression, freedom of press and security of journalists to promote democratic principles in Tunisia

The objective of this project, financed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands, is to enhance the security of journalists and foster freedom of expression in Tunisia by making security forces more aware of their responsibility towards journalists and their specific role in a democratic society.

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Related News

The Director-General of UNESCO Irina Bokova welcomed the recognition of freedom of expression and information in the new Tunisian Constitution
27-01-2014 | Tunis, Tunisia

UNESCO welcomes new constitutional guarantees of freedom of expression and freedom of information in Tunisia
13-01-2014 | Tunis, Tunisia

Safety training for Tunisian journalists
10-01-2014 | Tunis, Tunisia

Fourth issue of Women and Media in the Maghreb newsletter launched
18-12-2013 | Rabat, Morocco

Improving relations between Tunisian security forces and journalists
27-11-2013 | Tunis, Tunisia

UNESCO launches investigative journalism courses in the Maghreb region
12-12-2014 | Tunis, Tunisia

Workshops on journalistic ethics for Tunisian media professionals
04-12-2013 | Tunis, Tunisia

Improving relations between Tunisian security forces and journalists
27-11-2013 | Tunis, Tunisia

Journalists from Algeria, Morocco, Mauritania and Tunisia are invited to apply to regional training courses on investigative journalism
1-10-2013 | Tunis, Tunisia

Right to access public information in Tunisia: Towards partnership between civil society and government
23-9-2013| Tunis, Tunisia

UNESCO supports new local radio stations in Tunisia
23-08-2013 | Tunis, Tunisia

Entrenching freedom of expression in Tunisia
20-06-2013 | Tunis, Tunisia

Tunisia: Enhancing cooperation between security forces and journalists
14-06-2013 | Tunis, Tunisia

UNESCO applauds launch in Tunisia of independent audiovisual regulatory body
13-05-2013 | Tunis, Tunisia

UNESCO publishes the second edition of Women and Media in the Maghreb newsletter
13-05-2013 | Rabat, Morocco

World Press Freedom Day celebrated in Tunisia
03-05-2013 | Tunis, Tunisia

UNESCO partners with Tunisian Ministry of the Interior to improve safety of journalists
14-02-2013 | Tunis, Tunisia

UNESCO enhances freedom of expression in the Arab region with the support of Finland
13-02-2013 | Paris, France

Finland contributes 2.3 million Euros to UNESCO for Freedom of Expression in the Arab States
30-01-2013 | Paris, France

Tunisian Constituent Assembly and UNESCO discuss freedom of expression and information
24-09-2012 | Tunis, Tunisia

UNESCO supports new local radio stations in Tunisia
23-08-2013 | Tunis, Tunisia

Carthage Declaration insists on need to reinforce press freedom and improve safety for journalists
05-05-2012 | Tunis, Tunisia

Sweden and UNESCO join forces to support freedom of expression in the Arab States and South Sudan
18-04-2012 | Paris, France

“Media Freedom Helping to Transform Society” is the theme of World Press Freedom Day 2012
27-03-2012 | Tunis, Tunisia

Features

Tunisia, the road to democracy
2012 | Tunis, Tunisia

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