A Dialogue with Salah Eddin al Jourshi

Lessons Learned – how Tunisia achieved a jasmine revolution

Salah Eddin al Jourshi discusses Tunisia’s successful transition to democracy. Looking back he analyses the social and political factors that played a role in shaping the way the country has evolved. How it escaped major upheavals and reached a consensus in civil society that allowed for change.

He met with Bassma Kodmani Executive Director and Salam Kawabiki, Deputy Director of ARI in Tunis.

Salah Eddin al Jourshi is a well-known researcher and journalist. He is also President of the Al Jaheth Cultural Forum,Tunisia.

The views represented in this paper are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Arab Reform Initiative, its staff, or its board.