The Arab Reform Initiative’s Report Highlights Challenges to Decentralization in Tunisia

Country: Tunisia
May 18, 2021

The Arab Reform Initiative, together with the Heinrich Böll Foundation, recently published a joint report that analyzes the gaps in Tunisia’s urban waste management, illustrating an incomplete and faulty decentralization of government powers. Local authorities are often unable to force polluting businesses to respect the laws in place, and they are also often overruled by centralized institutions. The report focuses on the challenges local politicians and civil society activists face at the municipal level while advocating for better environmental policies.

To read the full report, click here.