Organisation Internationale de Droit du Développement

Supporting the Transition to the Rule of Law in Tunisia

ROME, 20 December 2012 – The International Development Law Organization (IDLO) is working to support the transition to the rule of law in Tunisia. 

In this context, IDLO organized a study visit to Rome for a senior delegation of representatives of Tunisian justice sector to enable them to create synergies and share experiences about the independence of the judiciary. 

The delegation included: Ms. Raoudha Laabidi Ep Zaafrane, Magistrate and President of the Syndicate of Tunisian Magistrates, Maitre Boubaker Bethabet, Secretary General of the Tunisian National Bar Association, Mr. Nizar Najar, Magistrate and Representative of the International Cooperation Department in the Ministry of Justice, and Mr. Mohamed Ben Ltaief, Magistrate and Member of the Executive Board of the Association of Tunisian Judges. 

IDLO has trained over 200 Tunisian legal professionals and has a strong Alumni Association in the country.