LIVE 25 April: “From Ben Ali to democracy and rule of law”

This first MENA Stakeholder Seminar was dealing with the different aspects of Tunisia´s transition from the Ben Ali era to a democratic country based on the rule of law. The seminar, was opened by the Tunisian Minister of Justice, and consisted of two panels. One with high level participation by Tunisian politicians, judges and academics and one with international high level experts, commenting on the possibilities of using the Tunisian experience for transition in other countries.


First panel:

Mr Hafedh Ben Salah, Minister of Justice
Mr Mohamed Fadhel Mahfoud, president of the Tunisian Bar Association
Mr Ghazi Gherairi, secretary general of the International Academy of Constitutional Law in Tunis

Second Panel:

Mr Imed Derouiche, judge, director of Institut Superieur de la Magistrature
Mr Samir Annabi, Chairman of Tunisias National Anti-Corruption Authority
Mr Joel Martin, head of special projects at the CEELI Institute
Ms Ivana Hrdlickova, judge and a Legal Expert of Council of Europe and researcher in Islamic Sharia

Watch the first panel here:


Watch the second panel here:


Watch in arabic here: