Study of an Emerging Democracy’s COVID-19 Response

Country: Tunisia
May 19, 2020

The Arab Reform Initiative’s recent publication, “Tunisia Facing COVID-19: To Exceptional Circumstances, Exceptional Measures?,examines how Tunisia’s newly minted democratic institutions are handling the pandemic. This paper investigates the actions Tunisia’s executive, legislative, and judicial branches are taking to address the public health issue, and while it notes areas of concern, it also depicts instances of success in balancing democratic values with public health needs.

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