North African Policy Initiative

NAPI strengthens participatory governance in North Africa by building the research, writing, and advocacy capacity of youth

About NAPI

The North African Policy Initiative is an independent, non-profit, and non-partisan association based in Tunis. NAPI seeks to improve the quality of public policy in North African countries and increase the active participation of youth in their elaboration. Thus, NAPI fosters and supports the production of evidence-based research, the articulation of policy analysis and recommendations in excellent writing, their dissemination in three languages (Arabic, English, and French), and their promotion through effective public communication and advocacy.


Programs & Events

Chill-Chat Debate Discussions

August 2022 - Ongoing  In collaboration with Espace Carmen, NAPI is carrying out a series of Chill-Chat which is coffee talks where everyone can speak up, exchange ideas or simply attend while listening to the debates. It is open to the public, to all people who...

NAPI and MEI series of roundtables in North Africa

In collaboration with Middle East Institute (MEI), NAPI has launced series of roundtable in Libya 2021 and Tunisia 2022. The series evolve around provide an inclsuive and participatory space to youth leaders in the region to share their perspectives, insights,...

Konrad Adenauer Stiftung – NAPI Civic Engagement workshop

June 14-16, 2022 It's a pleasure for NAPI - North African Policy Initiative to collaborate with Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, Regional Program South Mediterranean to train aspiring young leaders on the basics of democratic participation through CSOs and political parties,...



Build Knowledge, networking

Important part of a broader capacity-building and engagement strategy.

When done jointly across cities and countries, they help establish connections, it fosters networking

Roundtables and Panel Discussions

Critical Thinking, Discussion, and networking

As in Hub and Spoke, done across countries and cities, roundtable discussions foster dialogue, cooperation, and networking.

They can take the form of facilitated roundtable discussions among activists, or panel discussions with experts, followed by discussions between them and activists



Selected individuals deserve and require closer training, mentorship, and support to become leaders in their field.