Experts from Tunisia's Ministry of Justice travel to Madrid to study first-hand the work of Spanish justice institutions.
Within the framework of the 2014 Constitution, the European Union is supporting Tunisia with projects like the one to strengthen and modernise the Tunisian judicial system.
This is a project funded by the European Commission and managed by FIIAPP which aims to strengthen the Tunisian Ministry of Justice by training its employees.
It is currently in its second year of execution. A year in which activities are being carried out to implement the policies in the area of justice that were analysed in the project’s first year.
During execution of the project to implement these new policies or administrative methodologies, it is necessary to have first-hand knowledge of examples of other countries that have adopted these types of policies in their public systems. And it is to that end that a study visit to Spain’s various justice bodies was organised as part of the project. This included the participation of project experts and members of the Tunisian government involved in the project, such as the adviser to the office of Tunisia’s Ministry of Justice, Najet Ben Salah; the project officer coordinating the project in Tunisia, Hedi Ben Ahmed; and Judge Imed Rezgui, among others.
During the Tunisian delegation’s stay, the participants visited the Ministry of Justice, the General Council of the Judiciary, the National High Court, the High Council of Judges, and the National Agency for the Evaluation of Public Policies and the Quality of Services. There they were able to learn about the process of digitalisation and adoption of new technologies in the justice administration, such as the electronic case file system implemented in the Central Administrative Court of the National High Court. Additionally, during the visit to the General Council of the Judiciary, they had the opportunity to learn about the creation and functioning of the transparency portal of the Government of Spain.