Observatoire Tunisien de l'Economie

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L'Observatoire Tunisien de l'Economie (OTE) est issu de l’initiative en 2012 d’un groupe de chercheurs, analystes et activistes s’intéressant aux politiques publiques tunisiennes, à la suite du déclenchement du processus révolutionnaire en Tunisie. L’OTE s’est à l’origine organisé en tant que « watchdog » des activités des Institutions Financières Internationales (IFIs).

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Report of the the Inclusive Social Security Policy Forum (ISSPF) week in Tunisia



Report of the

the Inclusive Social Security Policy Forum (ISSPF) week in Tunisia



As part of the ISSPF Mena project to promote social protection in Tunisia and the MENA region, the Tunisian Observatory of the Economy in partnership with Developpent Pathways, the Center for Research and Action in Social Sciences (Lebanon), and Arab Renaissance for Democracy and Development (Jordan) launched the "Inclusive Social Security Policies Week".

Two days of training sessions took place on November 15 and 16, 2021 in Tunis and online, with the aim of strengthening the participants' capacities on inclusive social security policies through different modules

The National Day of the Inclusive Social Security Policy Forum (ISSPF) took place in Tunisia on November 17, 2021.

The national conference brought together 22 guest participants, representatives of civil society and official authorities such as the CRES CNAM CNRPS CNSS and the Ministry of Social Affairs, bringing various perspectives to the reflections and solutions to current issues relating to social security policies in Tunisia.

The conference aimed at presenting an OTE study of the Tunisian social security system to further discuss its results and the topic and general in order to finally suggest some actions to be taken to make social security more inclusive. Following the presentation of the study, the participants contributed spontaneously to the dialogue, with questions, definitions or comments expanding and strengthening the thinking. The covered topics included for instance the legal framework, the categories of beneficiaries and contributors for the funding of social security schemes.