Country Report

Tunisia is the only democracy to emerge from the Arab Spring of 2011. The country is striving to build a strong national identity based on the principles of democracy and decentralisation enshrined in the new constitution of 2014. Tunisia's external cultural policy (ECP) is largely driven by non-state actors, despite an over-reliance on public funding. In addition, Tunisia is increasingly integrated into a network of cultural and educational exchanges through the European Union. Today, the country is in a state of political uncertainty and faces a strong brain drain. Linking with the diaspora is therefore an essential component of the ECP.


Year of publication: 2022

Yuqing Yang

Type of publication: Country Reports
Edition: 1
Pages: 19
Series: The External Cultural Policy Monitor
Art. No.: 8041

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