EU-Tunisia Association Council, 17/05/2019

Agenda highlights

The Association Council will review EU-Tunisia bilateral relations. It will take stock of the EU-Tunisia privileged partnership and discuss next steps.

The Association Council will focus on key themes of the EU-Tunisia partnership, including:

support forsocio-economic developmentandtrade relations, in particular the importance of the ongoing structural and socio-economic reforms

continuation of thedemocratic transitionand decentralisation process, including the implementation of the Constitution and the judicial reform

the EU-Tunisiayouth partnership, to continue enlarging the economic, social and political inclusion of young Tunisians

mobilityandmigration, including legal migration and addressing the root causes of illegal migration

The Association Council will also consider the future of bilateral relations, in particular in view of the future partnership priorities after 2020. In addition, the High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy,Federica Mogherini, and the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Tunisia,Khemaies Jhinaoui,will also cover other matters of common interest such as thesituation in the region, assecurityandcounter-terrorism.

Source: Council of the European Union.