Joint Commissions

The Joint Committee between Egypt and Tunisia

Historical Background

Egyptian Tunisian bilateral relations are organized through the Joint Commission sessions held annually and alternately in Cairo and Tunis and co-chaired by the Prime Ministers of both countries. The Ministry of International Cooperation (Arab and African Cooperation Sector) undertakes the preparation and coordination works for the convention of the Commission. The preparatory ministerial committee is co-chaired by the Egyptian Minister of International Cooperation and the Tunisian Minister of Trade.
Sixteen annual sessions of the Joint Commission were held regularly to date since its very inception, the first of which was held in Cairo in 1989 and the last in Cairo in November 2017.


Sessions Held

The first session of the Joint Commission was held in Cairo in 1989.
Sixteen sessions were held to date, the last of which convened in Cairo on 12 November 2017.

Important Recommendations /Agreements Signed at the Last Session:

The following agreements were signed at the fifteenth session held in Tunisia on 5-8 September 2015 :
1. Four memoranda of understanding in the fields of social fund, water resources, economic control, consumer protection and the stock exchange.
2. Twelve executive programs in the fields of education, culture, traditional industries and industrial cooperation, environmental protection, media, tourism, youth and sports and scientific research as well as the field of childhood.