ICNL’s resources and information on Tunisia.


ICNL works with local partner Kawakibi for Democracy Transitions to promote an enabling environment for CSOs in Tunisia, including by opposing the amendment of Decree 88 on Associations, one of the most progressive CSO laws in the MENA region. We also provide expertise to government stakeholders around compliance with the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) Recommendation 8 with respect to preventing terrorism financing among CSOs.

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Resource Highlight


This study looks at international standards on terrorism financing and the Tunisian legal framework, focusing on freedom of association. The study illustrates how AML/CTF laws in Tunisia conform with FATF standards and aims to raise awareness in the sector to constructively engage with relevant agencies in law reform to better comply with international protections of freedom of association.

Civic Freedom Monitor


On November 8, 2022, during Tunisia's fourth Universal Periodic Review (UPR), UN member states expressed concern over t [...]


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FATF in the Middle East and North Africa

With support from the Ford Foundation, ICNL launched a project from February 2020 through October 2022 to address FATF and ... Read More
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Climate Change and Civic Space in MENA

This study maps laws and regulations that impact civic spaces, participation, and assembly specifically as it relates to climate change ... Read More


Middle Eastern and North African Government Responses to COVID-19

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This page provides information on Middle Eastern and North African government responses to the coronavirus, using information from the COVID-19 ... Read More

ICNL Releases New Report on Civic Freedom in the Middle East and North Africa

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The International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL) is pleased to share our latest report: “The State of Civic Freedoms in ... Read More

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