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Development co-operation policy:

  • International Co-operation Framework
    • It provides an overview of sectoral policies, including foreign policy, south-south cooperation policy, and the Tunisian policy for international co-operation


  • Foreign Policy of Tunisia 
  • Overall aim: To develop and diversify relations and enhancing cooperation in various fields with the spaces to which Tunisia belongs on the basis of a closely-knit partnership and interdependence of interests


Aid Information Management System (AIMS):


Development co-operation reports[YA1] :

  • NA



Development cooperation mechanisms:


MechanismLevel and actorsObjectives and related policies

Tunisian Agency for Technical Cooperation

International Level

Multi-stakeholders: Tunisian Governments; Islamic Development Bank (IDB), the African Development Bank (AfDB), the Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (ABEDA), the Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA), the International Organization of La Francophonie (OIF).

The Tunisian Agency for Technical Cooperation – ATCT –  is a state-run institution established in 1972 to put into practice the State policy with regard to technical cooperation by providing countries, namely Arab and African ones, with the required proficient Tunisians and by the implementation of development programs and projects within the frame of bilateral or triangular co-operation.


National Level

The general committee for sectoral and regional development is mainly responsible for:

Participation in the development and evaluation of sector strategies and policies in accordance with development objectives; Programming, implementation monitoring and evaluation of public projects and programs; Elaboration of regional development strategies; Participation in the preparation of economic development plans in the economic and social fields; The coordination and monitoring of the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the preparation of the national report; Monitoring of human development indicators and infrastructure indicators; The establishment of a unified public investment management framework; Governance of the bank of public projects; Coordination with/and between the regional development organizations.


International Level

Multi-stakeholders: Directorate General for European Cooperation,

The Directorate General for Multilateral Cooperation,

The Directorate General for Cooperation with Middle Eastern and North African Countries,

The Directorate General for African, Asian and American Cooperation and Prospective Studies, Coordination and monitoring unit.

The General Committee for International Cooperation is responsible for:


prepare, propose and contribute to the execution of a comprehensive and coherent strategy to strengthen cooperation between Tunisia and foreign countries, bodies, bodies and international and regional organizations in the economic, financial, technical and any other fields area related to development;

Participate in meetings, symposiums and conferences organized by States, establishments, bodies and international organizations to represent and defend the interests of Tunisia in the areas covered by the Ministry of Development, Investment and International Cooperation.

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