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

Civil Society and Civic Engagement 

Civil Society and Civic Engagement at B7L9 Art Station | Saturday, April 17th 2021NAPI hosted a conversation with youth and NGOs in Bahr Lazreg focused on civil society and different forms of civic engagement. The discussion included various examples of civil...

Climate Change and Environmental Protection

Developing Libya’s Economy: Challenges and Opportunities

Details When September 14, 202110:00 am - 11:00 am Where Zoom Webinar The Middle East Institute (MEI) and the North African Policy Initiative (NAPI) are pleased to announce the fourth in a series of roundtable discussions...



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.