EU-funded South Programme IV supports reform of public administration in the Mediterranean

December 16, 2020
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In the framework of the EU-funded South Programme IV, the Venice Commission is organising the 12th UniDem Med Regional Seminar on “Reform of public administration: new challenges and new operating methods”, in co-operation with the Presidency of the Government of Tunisia. This seminar takes place online on 15-17 December.
More than one hundred international experts and senior public officials from the Southern Mediterranean (Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Morocco, Palestine and Tunisia) are taking part in this event . Participants exchange good practices aimed at modernising the administration based on job and competency management and planning.

The themes covered are : mobility and professional transitions; skills management and performance evaluation; gender equality and the means to promote and support the professional career of women; and establishment of a sustainable and inclusive framework for constructive social dialogue within the public administration.

South Programme IV continues assisting Southern Mediterranean countries in building a common legal space together with the EU, with a focus on reforming Southern Mediterranean countries’ legislation and reinforcing their democratic governance institutions as well as accompanying reform processes. Good governance building, strengthening rule of law and respecting, protecting and fulfilling human rights are strong pillars of the South Programme. Additionally, particular attention is given to activities combatting gender-based violence against women and girls.


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Countries covered:

  • Algeria
  • Egypt
  • Jordan
  • Morocco
  • Palestine *
  • Tunisia