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Durée du projet: 7 mois

Feb 2021 Sep 2021

Budget du projet:

27 Dinar Tunisien (TND)

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Les organismes impliqués dans ce projet:
WESTART ORGANIZATION / NDI

Objectif général

Strengthen the democratic transition in Tunisia by reinforcing democratic support and engagement with Kairouan’s youth and consequently strengthening the future democratic socialization processes, thus contributing in the long term to democratic maintenance.

Objectifs spécifiques

Specific objective 1: Understanding the attitudes, behaviors and problems of the youth and stakeholders in Kairouan and their recommendations and proposed solutions to improve the state of green spaces and fitness trail in their city.

Specific objective 2: Developing youth and citizens engagement in local policy making by conveying young people and citizens’ needs and priorities in local policies.

Specific objective 3: Enhancing youth and citizen participation in holding elected officials accountable.

Plus de détails

In order to strengthen the democratic transition in Tunisia, WeStart Organization with the support of the National Democratic Institute (NDI) will organize the « Youth Act’4 local change making » project into 3 phases. This process will be established by reinforcing democratic support and participation in Kairouan’s youth, and in turn, strengthening the future democratic socialization processes and eventually helping resolve of the problems linked to green spaces and fitness trail in Kairouan.

Phase I

Through the organization of 4 focus Groups and 6 to 10 Semi-Structured Interviews with youth, stakeholders and policy-makers, this phase strives to understand the attitudes, behaviors and problems of the youth and stakeholders in Kairouan. And also to perceive their recommendations and proposed solutions

that can improve the state of green spaces and fitness trail in their city. 

This Phase will be closed by a two-day workshop to analyze data and identify the findings.

Phase II

To convey young people’s needs and priorities in local policies, WeStart Organization will organize:

  1. A three-day training workshop entitled “the public policies and the elaboration of policy briefs” for 12 youngsters between the age of 18 to 29 from Kairouan. 
  2. Working groups (remote group work) in order to enhance the knowledge and the skills acquired and to elaborate two policy briefs (One for the green spaces and one for the fitness trail) on the basis of the received feedback from group discussions and the interviews held with the elected youth of municipal councils. The 12 participants will be separated into 2 groups, 6 persons in each one and they will be in charge of preparing a policy brief draft (One for the green spaces and one for the fitness trail) before attending the reformulation workshop.
  3. A two-day reformulation workshop with the expert to finalize the policy briefs. 
  4. Advocacy meetings with youth, stakeholders and decision-makers to present the policy briefs to the municipal council and relevant stakeholders in order to get commitments from elected officials alongside the proposed solutions and recommendations.

Phase III

This Action Plan will focus on advocacy actions at the local levels on three aspects, to enhance youth and citizen participation in holding the elected officials accountable:

Aspect 1: Developing indicators to measure the progress of the enacted commitments by the organization of at least 3 developing indicator meetings. 

Aspect 2: Holding monitoring activities that include collecting data and follow-up with the municipal council by arranging a survey on citizen satisfaction with the municipality’s intervention on green spaces and fitness trail in Kairouan and 6 to 10 semi-Structured Interviews with stakeholders and decision-makers.

Aspect 3: Analyzing the monitoring findings and sharing them with citizens and elected officials by the organization of monthly workshops to analyze data and identify project findings. Then arranging a digital campaign about the monthly updates of monitoring findings and an accountability forum at the end of the project where the monthly results and the final monitoring report combines all results of the project will be discussed with citizens and officials

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