Ahmed is young activist involved with local NGOs in Tunisia. Since 2009, he has been working with several NGOs for different causes both on the national and international level. He participated in 2012 in the Tunisian national environmental advocacy campaign “Protect” which resulted in the enacting of new laws in the new Tunisian constitution to protect the environment. In the same year, he was a member of the local NGO GDA Sidi Amor working on a “Compressed Earth Bricks” construction techniques for the construction of ecological houses in Tunisia. He also worked with the Tunisian Association for Management and Social Stability to empower women on entrepreneurship skills. In 2013, he joined the Vermont Workers Center in Burlington VT and 350 Vermont to advocate for environmental rights. Back to Tunis in 2014, he joined “L’Action Associative” to implement the Participatory Budgeting in Tunisia as pioneer project. Today, Ahmed is a national expert in the Participatory Budgeting Process. He is training and supporting local municipality members and Local CSOs members in 11 Tunisian municipalities to implement the Participatory Budgeting in their local municipalities in order to help construct a trustful relationship between citizens and the state institutions.
Sector: Non-Profit and NGO
Main Pillar: Youth
Areas of Expertise: Civil Society and Human Rights
Country of Origin: Tunisia
City of Residency: Tunis, Tunisia