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Handicap International in Tunisia

Location: Tunisia

Type: NGO

Handicap International launched its operations in Tunisia in 1992 and currently employs 14 national staff. The organization’s goal in Tunisia is to promote the social inclusion of the most vulnerable people and to improve their living conditions by advancing their rights and ensuring their needs are taken into account.

Its activities include: Inclusive Education, Social and economic inclusion and Disability rights. It is not involved in any mine clearance projects, education or awareness campaigns or training of personnel in any CIED activities.

This profile is part of AOAV’s investigation into counter-IED (C-IED) actors around the globe. To see the list of all C-IED actors recorded by AOAV, see here. To see those engaged in the Middle East, the Sahel, North Africa or other highly impacted countries please see here, here, here, and here respectively. This research was made possible by funding from the NATO Counter Improvised Explosive Devices Centre of Excellence (C-IED COE). To read the full report, ‘Addressing the threat posed by IEDs: National, Regional and Global Initiatives’, see here.