Youth empowerment and involvement in decision processes, Tun'Act

Fellowship Programme

In the flow of the Yasmin revolution, Zied Touzani founded and chaired Tun'Act, an NGO working in youth citizenship awareness and inclusion in decision process in Tunisia. He was the organizer of the first and second Tunisian Youth Parliament, the flagship event of Tun'Act. In 2011, he was invited to meet in London with the deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, to share his opinion on Arab spring as youth Tunisian. After being graduated as an IT engineer in Tunisia, he had a scholarship to study political science at Science Po Paris. During Tunisian election of 2011 and 2014, he was the political analyst's assistante of the EU observation mission of the elections. In 2015, he was a fellow at The Foreign Policy Initiative, a Washington DC based think tank. During 2016, he was the executive director of MYLO (Maghreb Youth Leaders Organization) an NGO working to strengthen Maghreb/EU relations by a non EU centric approach. He is now working for an AI company based in Montreal.


UNAOC Pillar

  • youth
  • education
  • migration

Areas of Focus

  • Arts, Culture and Entertainment
  • Intercultural Dialogue
  • Interfaith Understanding
  • Preventing Violent Extremism


  • Advocacy
  • Data & Analytics
  • Budgeting
  • Evaluation
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Networking
  • Management
  • Negotiation
  • Team Building
  • Presentations
  • Strategy
  • IT
  • Software

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