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Organisation overview: The African Union is Africa's continental-wide intergovernmental organisation, working to promote political, social and economic progress.
Work in Tunisia: Tunisia is an AU member state.
Organisation overview: The Council of Europe is Europe's leading human rights organisation. It oversees the European Court of Human rights, which works in 47 countries across the continent.
Work in Tunisia: The CoE has assisted Tunisia, which has observer status, in identifying priorities for co-operation in the areas of human rights, the rule of law and democracy.
Organisation overview: DG DEVCO is responsible for formulating the European Union's development policy.
Work in Tunisia: Tunisia benefits from cooperation assistance under the European Neighbourhood Instrument and from other EU prrogrammes.
Organisation overview: IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all, including to migrants in need - refugees, IDPs and other victims of conflict.
Work in Tunisia: IOM Tunisia has a large programme that aims to enhance institutional capacities for effective migration management as well as developing new strategies in border management and counter trafficking.
Organisation overview: UNCT exists in 136 countries, covering all of the 180 countries where there are United Nations programmes. The UNCT encompasses all the entities of the UN system that carry out operational activities for development, emergency, recovery and transition in programme countries.
Work in Tunisia: UNCT is working to improve national employment, empowering women, and promoting development goals.
Organisation overview: UNDP is the UN's key development organisation, seeking to improve lives based on its eight Millennium Development Goals.
Work in Tunisia: The UNDP assists in managing Tunisia's transition to a more democratic, more transparent, accountable and resilient government.
Organisation overview: UNHCR is the UN agency mandated to lead and coordinate action to protect refugees and resolve their problems worldwide.
Work in Tunisia: The UNHCR is helping to build capacity to assure international protection of refugees and asylum-seekers, as well as ensuring refugees are granted access to public services in Tunisia.
Organisation overview: The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) is the global humanitarian organization of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Through an international network, ADRA delivers relief and development assistance to individuals in more than 130 countries—regardless of their ethnicity, political affiliation, or religious association.
Work in Tunisia: ADRA works to implement region-appropriate solutions for positive and sustainable change and has an office in Tunisia.
Organisation overview: CAAT works to end the international arms trade, promoting progressive demilitarisation and ending government financial and political support for arms export.
Work in Tunisia: CAAT has sales and arms data on Tunisia.
Organisation overview: CARE is a leading humanitarian organisation fighting global poverty, with a special focus on working alongside poor women.
Work in Tunisia: CARE works to support poverty-fighting programmes in Tunisia through the use of strategic partnerships.
Organisation overview: The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace is a global network of policy research centers in Russia, China, Europe, the Middle East, and the United States.
Work in Tunisia: The Carnegie Endownment has a large collection of reports and analyses on Tunisia.
Organisation overview: The Carter Center works in more than 80 countries on conflict resolution, democracy promotion, disease prevention and the improvement of mental health care.
Work in Tunisia: Since 2011, the Carter Center has worked in Tunisia to monitor elections and the constitution drafting process, as well as help establish institutional and legal frameworks for future elections.
Organisation overview: Catholic Relief Services is the official international humanitarian agency of the Catholic community in the United States.
Work in Tunisia: CRS works with local partners to provide sustainable capacity strengthening support and resources for organisational development.
Organisation overview: The Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue is a private diplomacy organisation with a mission to help prevent, mitigate, and resolve armed conflict through dialogue and mediation.
Work in Tunisia: HD has been promoting inclusive dialogue between political parties to ensure a smooth transition process in Tunisia, and has emphasised tools of dialogue and mediation for current institutional and political actors.
Organisation overview: DRC focuses on helping people who have fled war and conflict, persecuted because of their race, religion, nationality, political conviction or social affiliation.
Work in Tunisia: The DRC has initiated a programme to foster trust between border authorities, national police and disaffected youth in the border area of Ben Guerdane and Dehiba. It focuses on community police dialogue, community safety and conflict management education.
Organisation overview: FES is committed to social democracy and aims to promote these values by offering political education, promoting and deepening democracy, defending freedom and human rights, facilitating development and social justice, promoting security and gender equality and contributing to international dialogue
Work in Tunisia: FES has supported the labour movement in Tunisia as well as local actors in civil society who are committed to social and civic participation.
Organisation overview: GPPAC is a member-led network of civil society organisations active in the field of conflict prevention and peacebuilding across the world.
Work in Tunisia: GPPAC's partner organisation in Tunisia is Free Tunisia.
Organisation overview: Handicap takes action in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster.
Work in Tunisia: HI's goal in Tunisia is to promote social inclusion of the vulnerable people by improving their living situations and advancing their rights.
Organisation overview: ICTJ works to help societies in transition deal with the legacy of mass atrocities, and build civic trust in state institutions as protectors of human rights.
Work in Tunisia: The ICTJ provides Tunisian policymakers and civil society groups with advice and resources.
Organisation overview: Composed of 60 eminent judges and lawyers from all regions of the world, the International Commission of Jurists promotes and protects human rights through the Rule of Law.
Work in Tunisia: The ICJ has a range of reports and news on legal reform and rule of law in Tunisia.
Organisation overview: The International Crisis Group conducts independent research and analyis on conflicts around the world.
Work in Tunisia: The ICG has a range of reports and analysis on Tunisia.
Organisation overview: IFRC is a worldwide humanitarian organisation providing assistance without discrimination as to nationality, race, religious beliefs, class or political opinions.
Work in Tunisia: The Tunisian Red Crescent works to assist with migration and provide humanitarian aid.
Organisation overview: Islamic Relief is an independent humanitarian and development organisation with a presence in over 40 countries around the globe.
Work in Tunisia: Islamic Relief supports refugees, implements social development projects and provides humanitarian assistance.
Organisation overview: Mercy Corps is an international development organisation that helps people around the world survive and thrive after conflict, crisis and natural disaster.
Work in Tunisia: Mercy Corps in Tunisia focuses on supporting the growth and skills of local civil society leaders, especially women and youth, and developing new job opportunities for young people.
Organisation overview: OXFAM is primarily focused on sustainable development and poverty allieviation in the Global South.
Work in Tunisia: Oxfam works in Tunisia and the Maghreb to support national civil society organisations, guaranteeing women's rights and promoting democracy and active citizenship, particularly for youth.
Organisation overview: PeaceWomen is a programme of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF), the longest-standing women’s peace organisation in the world. It was founded in 2000 to strengthen women’s rights and participation in international peace and security efforts.
Work in Tunisia: WILPF's MENA Project works together with a Tunisia-based NGO partner, AFTURD, that organises cultural gatherings, workshops on gender and violence against women, and has a hotline for women, providing legal and psychological assistance.
Organisation overview: SFCG partners with people around the world to resolve conflict. It works to build sustainable peace through three main avenues: dialogue, media, and community.
Work in Tunisia: SFCG works to support efforts to address Tunisia's conflict constructively and assists in the growth of Tunisia’s democracy through a leadership development programem for youth and through the training of media organisations.