The Youth Policy Shapers Programme in Tunisia




The Ministry of Youth, Sports and Professional Integration and the Ministry of Local Affairs and the Environment, in cooperation with the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), are implementing the “Youth Policy Shapers” Programme in Tunisia.

This initiative is supported by the MENA-OECD Governance Program of the OECD as part of a project funded by the UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office to encourage youth participation in public life at the level local.


Following a call for projects, the Youth Policy Shapers Programme supported nearly 100 young women and men (18-35 years old) in the design and implementation of social initiatives for the development of the municipalities of Cebalet Ouled Asker and Sidi Ali Ben Aoun in Sidi Bouzid, Enfidha and Sidi El Heni in Sousse and Bir Lahmer and Ghomrassen in Tataouine. 

Ten initiatives were selected to receive seed funding as well as support in their implementation. The initiatives selected aim to contribute to the development of the partner municipalities and cover a wide range of sectors: participation of women in public life, recycling and environmental protection, culture, local governance, sports...




  • Interview of Her Excellency, Mrs. Louise De Sousa, Ambassador of the United Kingdom to Tunisia on Shems FM, 24 September 2020






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