Programme National des Réformes Majeures 2016-2020

Plan Type: National Development Plan

Member State: Tunisia

Coverage Period: -

Document Language: French

GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-being GOAL 4: Quality Education GOAL 7: Affordable and Clean Energy GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth GOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities GOAL 15: Life on Land Goal 16: Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Programme National des Réformes Majeures 2016-2020

January 2016

The National Programme of Major Reforms is based on policies that ensure macroeconomic stability, competition and competitiveness, more efficient and transparent institutions, and sustainable development with the private sector as the engine of growth.

Pillars & Objectives

Pillar: Improve the financing of the economy
  • Supervise the financial sector, protect over-indebted and marginalized people, and harmonize resources
  • Ensure financial stability
  • Implement an effective monetary policy
  • Monitor foreign exchange regulations
  • Improve the quality of financial information to strengthen the security of investors and lending organizations, including foreign donors, and fight tax evasion
Pillar: Strengthen budget balances
  • Adopt efficient and fair taxation mechanisms
  • Decentralize the control of the public service wage bill
  • Strengthen the competitiveness of public enterprises
  • Reduce the weight of hydrocarbon subsidies
  • Ensure debt sustainability
  • Improve the allocation of the regional development budget
Pillar: Develop human resources
  • Implement higher education reforms
  • Strengthen scientific research and development
  • Reform primary and secondary education
  • Reform professional training programmes
  • Reform active employment policies
  • Improve labour market regulations
Pillar: Redesign social protection networks
  • Provide first-level social protection by guaranteeing the universal minimum medical coverage, a social minimum income and free public education; provide second-level social protection by rationalizing services provided under social security schemes; and provide third-level social protection by ensuring additional protection
Pillar: Strengthen the institutional and regulatory framework
  • Reduce market access constraints and fight monopoly
  • Encourage and attract investments
  • Improve and accelerate the execution of public investments
  • Improve the judicial treatment of companies in difficulty
  • Secure energy supply through the exploration and use of renewable resources
  • Attain the 40th ranking on the business climate index