New BLOG post | Why Tunisia needs a new generation of leaders*/ N.Cherif

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As Tunisia heads towards its second general election since the fall of the authoritarian regime, filling the generational gap that is pulling an aging ruling elite apart from an increasingly disenchanted youth is becoming crucial in helping to consolidate the country’s young democracy. The 2019 elections could therefore mark a turning point, were the Tunisian political class willing to tackle and address the growing concerns of a generation that is still waiting to reap the fruits of ‘its’ revolution. […]

Author: Nedra Cherif

  • This article was written shortly before President ‎Mohamed Béji Caïd Essebsi’s death on 25 July 2019