DEBATES Fix Kairouan
Press Club Foundation, Poland with Tunisian partners: Municipality of Kairouan, Association des journalistes de Kairouan & Kairouan Community Foundation organizes series of debates about local government open to the public. The series of debates is organized within the framework of the project ELECT Fix Kairouan: in approach of genuine self-government in Tunisia – debating & data gathering & local electoral promises, financed within the programme Support for Democracy 2015, financed by Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Republic of Poland.
The cycle of 4 debates is held at the L’institut Superieur des Mathématiques Appliques et Informatique, rue Assad ibn El Fouratt, Kairouan.
Each of debates is animated by Polish and Tunisian experts: Tunisian experts present current legal situation in Tunisia, while Polish experts share their know—how about Polish and European experiences and good practices on decentralization and responsibilities of local government.
Programme of the debates:
Debate 1 (May 2015)
ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT
- The role of local governance – best Polish & European practices – Elżbieta Ruebenbauer (Journalist, Gazeta Wyborcza, Poland)
- Local governance in Tunisia on the eve of the reform – Mohammed Saied Baklouti (Municipality of Kairouan)
Debate 2 (May 2015)
LOCAL GOVERNMENT – INCOMES AND BUDGET
- Local government’s incomes and budget – best Polish & European practices – Sylwia Szparkowska (Development Policy Foundation, Poland)
- Local government’s incomes and budget – case of Tunisia – Sahbi Amara (Municipality of Kairouan)
Debate 3 (September 2015)
PUBLIC SERVICES PROVISION
Debate 4 (November 2015)
ACCES TO PUBLIC INFORMATION
- "Gouvernance local en Tunisie" (Debate 1)
- "Advantages and disadvantages of decentralisation" (Debate 1)
- "Competences conflitcs in local government in Tunisia" Hajer Allani (Debate 1)
- "Finance local en Tunisie" (Debate 2)
- "Finances of local government" (arabic version) Sylwia Szparkowska, Wojciech Szpociński (Debate 2)
- "Finances of local government in Tunisia" Hajer Allani (Debate 2)
- "Delegation de services publics" Mohamed Saied Baklouti (Debate 3)
- "Public services delivery: Polish & EU practices" (Debate 3)
- "Access to public information: Polish & EU examples"