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  • Status: Closed
  • Thematic area: Anti-corruption and public accountability,Human rights activism and monitoring
  • Country: Tunisia
  • Year approved:2020

Al Bawsala

  • Name of organisation / initiative supported: Al Bawsala
  • Start date: 1 May 2020
  • End date: 31 August 2020

Initiative summary:

Al Bawsala (“The Compass”) is a leading Tunisian democracy watchdog that monitors the executive, parliament, and local authorities. EED emergency funding has covered operational costs for Covid-19-related monitoring activities, contributing to public accountability in a time of crisis. Al Bawsala is informing Tunisian citizens of decision-making processes related to the management of the pandemic and reporting human rights violations thanks to a country-wide network of volunteers.

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