Employment in Tunisia: what do we know? What is the way forward?

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On 10 of April, UNU-WIDER and the African Development Bank organized a workshop on 'Employment in Tunisia: What Do We Know? What is the Way Forward?'. The purpose of this one-day workshop was to bring together academics and policy-makers in Tunisia and establish the research and policy priorities on employment for the country. It also aimed to establish and strengthen partnerships between researchers and policy-makers in the country.


The workshop was attended by government officials from the Ministry of Employment, the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research and the National Institute of Statistics, academics from a range of research and higher education institutions, as well as representatives from donor agencies. Academics gave presentations on topics ranging from youth unemployment to higher education reform, after which they engaged in policy-oriented discussions with policy-makers during working groups...

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