Tunisia Series: Episode 2 – “Tunisia on the Global Stage”

Episode 2: Tunisia on the Global Stage 


This episode shifts focus to the impact of President Saied’s governance on Tunisia’s internal and external political relationships. It explores international perspectives on Tunisia, its relationships with regional neighbors, and the country’s standing on the global stage. The episode also briefly touches on the future of Tunisia’s civil society and concludes with reflections on the lessons learned from the Tunisian experience.

Tarek Megerisi is a senior policy fellow with the Middle East and North Africa program at the European Council on Foreign Relations. His work mainly addresses how European policymaking towards the Maghreb and Mediterranean regions can become more strategic, harmonious, and incisive – with a long-term focus on Libya.

For more than a decade, Megerisi has worked with various regional, European, and multilateral authorities on providing reform and stabilization assistance to transitional states in the Middle East and North Africa. He has been involved in a range of projects, including post-conflict stabilization, development and democratization, Libya’s domestic and international political processes, economic reform in Tunisia, and the eastern Mediterranean disputes. His articles have featured in publications such as Foreign Policy magazine and the Guardian newspaper, and he has contributed to think-tank programming across the United States, Europe, and the Middle East and North Africa.

Tarek Megerisi

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