Tunisia:Written question - HL4917

Q
Asked by Lord Hylton
Asked on: 10 February 2015
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Tunisia
Lords
To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the Arab Partnership Participation Fund will be used to help improve border security in Tunisia.
Answered on: 23 February 2015

In Financial Year 2015/16 the Foreign and Commonwealth Office has widened the Arab Partnership Fund so that it will be possible to bid for funding for some rule of law projects in addition to those in the governance, participation and public voice areas. The funding bidding process for 2015/16 is currently underway and the final selection of projects will be determined by fair and open competition based on the relative merits of individual projects and the extent to which they support the delivery of the British Government's policy in Tunisia. Government policy priorities in Tunisia include border security.

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