Flash Report of 5th EU-Tunisia Joint Committee meeting and ENP sub-committee
The fifth Joint Committee meeting with Tunisia took place in Tunis on 13 and 14 December. The meeting was carried out jointly with the ENP sub-committee meeting on research, innovation and education. The meeting was co-chaired by Prof. Jelel Ezzine, Director General of International Cooperation at the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research and Laurent Bochereau, Head of Unit International Cooperation policy at the European Commission, DG Research and Innovation. Representatives from EEAS and the EU Delegation in Tunis attended on the EU side.  - (pdf, 17.83 Kb)
 Les Priorités de la Recherche en Santé (2008)
Direction de la recherche médicale, Direction Generale de la Santé, Ministère de la Santé Publique, Republique Tunisiènne, Février 2008.  - (doc, 180 Kb)
 Tunisia: developing priorities, developing potentials.
Science, technology, research, development and innovation are the principle motors of progress in health, education, socio-economic development and political development [1]. Investment in national research has formed the backbone of economic development in Europe and the United States for several centuries and, in more recent times, the basis for the economic development of Asian economies ? such as South Korea and Taiwan ? supplying the ultimate proof that sustained development of industrial and scientific research capabilities is fundamental to the development of a country, its human resources, its healthcare services and economy. Based on serious consideration of these examples, a group of ?innovative[2]? developing countries, including Brazil, South Africa, India and China, have rapidly increased development of their own research capabilities, making the investment in health research and technologies a key sector of development.   - (doc, 73.5 Kb)