With the support of the Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Tunisia, Kawakibi Democracy Transition Center, the Danish Institute for Human Rights, the Danish Institute against Torture and Friedrich Ebert, the second regional forum of the coalition of Public Independent bodies was organized on Saturday September 7, 2019 in Monastir. The meeting was held with the presence of presidents of the Anti-Corruption Instance (INLUCC), National Authority for the Protection of Personal Data (INAI), The National Authority for Access to Information (INAI), The Higher Committee of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms (CSDHLF), the National Authority for the Prevention of Torture (INPT), The National Commission for the fight against human trafficking.
The meeting brought together more than 200 participants, representatives of different CSOs from the governorates of Sousse, Monastir, Kairouan, and Mahdia.
The forum represented an opportunity to highlight the role of independent public bodies in electoral entitlements, and to present its tasks, achievements, and challenges faced with civil society organizations in the interior regions of the country. Furthermore, the forum was intended to discuss and to search for new ways to further develop coordination programs and networking with local CSOs.