RESTART MED! call for tenders for an Expert on Policy Reviews in Tunisia [DEADLINE EXTENDED]


Overall Objectives of the Assignment

The call is looking for an Expert in Policy Reviews for the mainstream of sustainability in tourism in Tunisia. This study seeks to promote a systematic approach to confront national policies in Tunisia with the challenges of sustainability. Provide an individual review service, in a collaborative exchange and discussion (with public authorities and policy makers), and leave the assessees with the specific policy review as well as tools to apply the approach to other (sub)destinations, affiliated tourism entities or future tourism-related policies.

The intervention areas of the project in Tunisia are the Governorates of Ben Arous, Gabes, Medenine and Jendouba, but the study must have a national aspect.

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Address and means of submission of the tenders:

Please email your application to:

Deadline for submission of the tenders:

The deadline for submission of tenders is 29 January 2023. Any tender received after this deadline will be automatically rejected.

About the RESTART MED! project

RESTART MED! is a project aligned with ENICBCMED's response strategy to COVID-19: strengthening resilience in the Mediterranean to bounce back from the global pandemic. The project generally aims to revitalize the tourism economy after the COVID-19 pandemic, building on and learning from previous ecotourism experiences and practices, using this moment for a restart and boosting the sustainability of actions at the same time. time for economic recovery in the Mediterranean countries. RESTART MED will support tourism service providers to work alongside public actors and civil society to not only recover, but also recover better and more resilient, by creating more sustainable policies and products, and increasing tourist access to these products. The project proposes to do so by promoting a participatory (public, private, civil society) and global (through tourist niches and pillars of sustainability: environmental, socio-economic, cultural) approach. The project also aims to create a positive change through a reset of the basic principles of alternative and sustainable tourism, at the level of suppliers, decision-makers and consumers, in revitalized local economies in tourist destinations, where the diversified supply and sustainability and a common (re) brand image will attract tourists.

Expected outputs include:  

  • Exploitation and dissemination of best practices/results of at least 8 Sustainable Tourism projects, cross-fertilizing across tourism niches and destination types.
  • Reinforced & extended stakeholder networks of at least 5 capitalizable projects thanks to a common brand and platform.
  • Raised awareness among public authorities & policymakers of sustainable tourism good practices and support for mainstreaming into policies.