Building peace in the minds of men and women

World Press Freedom Day 2016

Tue, 3 May - 16:15 to 17:45

Parallel Session 5

Ons Ben Abdelkarim

Director, Albawsala (Tunisia)

Ons Ben Abdelkarim is the current President of Al Bawsala, a Tunisian leading NGO working on accountability and good governance through observing the work of the parliament, municipalities and the budget of the state. Before taking up the function of president in 2015, she served as Secretary General for two years (2013-2015). Ms Ben Abdelkarim graduated from the French Engineering School Télécom Sud Paris (formerly Télécom INT) in 2012. She worked as a consultant for a security and risk management consulting firm, providing her the opportunity to work for prominent French and international companies, before returning to Tunisia in 2013.