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This assessment received government comments and feedback on the finalised data. These comments have been incorporated into the assessment at the GDI research team’s discretion. Usually the comments received highlight where a bill is in formulation, or has recently passed into law, and this has been missed by the country assessor. Only comments which are grounded in evidence are incorporated into the assessment.
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Tunisia faces high corruption risk across its defence institutions, with limited parliamentary oversight of military affairs and few controls in operations. However, it has impressive controls over private sector linkages to military and defence, scores well on its overall approach to personnel risk, and is taking steps to improve transparency in procurement.
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