Democracy That Delivers
Jomaa, Mehdi

Jomaa, Mehdi

Prime Minister of Tunisia (2014-2015)


Former PM’s Al Mahdi, Jebali, Jomaa, & Roman led the discussion on effective alternative narrative against violent extremism in Tunisia

How citizens receive and perceive radical messages was the focus of the MENA Regional Forum organized by Club de Madrid in Tunisia on May 4-5. The results from the qualitative research done in the country through focus groups were shared and discussed with the participants.


Youth, women, communities & Shared Societies, elements for a new narrative to prevent violent extremism

Empowering women and youth, advancing Shared Societies and engaging with religious leaders and former violent extremists are key elements for a new turn on preventing violent extremism. These are the main conclusions of the report that summarazies the kick-off meeting of the project ‘Preventing Violent Extremism: Leaders Telling a Different Story’. 

Club de Madrid supports the #InspiringTunisia campaign for a democracy that delivers

Thirteen Club de Madrid Members, all of them democractically elected former Presidents and Prime Ministers from all over the world, have signed the manifesto "Inspiring Tunisia; Translating Words Into Actions" to endorse a positive narrative about the country, and help the Tunisia2020 conference succeed.

PM Lagumdzija at the MedForum: "If we want a better future we must create it, not predict it"

Zlatko Lagumdzija, ex PM of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Mehdi Jomaa, ex PM of Tunisia, participated in the 3rd Mediterranean Forum of the Anna Lindh Foundation in Valletta, Malta. They brought  their personal experience and expertise in the fields of preventing violent extremism and social inclusion 


"They show their victory, we have to show their defeat' Mehdi Jomaa tells BBC about ISIS

Mehdi Jomaa, Club de Madrid Member and former Prime Minister of Tunisia (2014-2015), was interviewed at the BBC program 'Impact'. He stressed the need to build a new narrative to defeat ISIS and other extremist groups by speaking the languague of the people and using new technologies to tackle ideology and the root causes of terrorism.

How to build new narratives to prevent violent extremism, core of the newest CdM project

The initiative, supported by the European Commission, will be presented next September 28th in a kick-off event in Brussels witth the participation of CdM Members, Jerzy Buzek, Zlatko Lagumdzija and  Mehdi Jomaa, former Prime Ministers of Poland, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Tunisia respectively along with the EU Counter-Terrorism Coordinator, Gilles de Kerchove


 Members Türk and Jomaa lead a CdM panel at the World Bank Fragility, Conflict & Violence Forum

Club de Madrid Members Danilo Türk, President of Slovenia (2007-2012) and Mehdi Jomaa, Prime Minister of Tunisia (2014-2015), led the CdM High-level mission on 1-3 March to participate in the World Bank Fragility, Conflict and Violence Forum for 2016. The event, themed Take Action for Peaceful and Inclusive Societies, gathered over 100 World Bank partners and 600 participants to address collectively the World Bank’s challenging goals to end extreme poverty by 2030 and promote shared prosperity in a sustainable manner.

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