Arab Spring

Open government: a revolutionary concept in Tunisia

One year and a half ago, concepts like, good governance, openness, rule of law, transparency, accountability, zero-corruption tolerance sounded hollow and hazy words that meant nothing for Tunisian people In his opening speech at the Brasilia 2012 OGP annual conference, Hedi Ben Abbes, Tunisian Secretary of State Foreign Affairs for the Americas and Asia, said that "open government" is a revolutionary concept in his country. However, things are slowly changing, and the Arab Spring has been as...