Established in 1972, the Tunisian Agency for Technical Cooperation (ATCT) is the national focal point for South-South cooperation in Tunisia, The Agency undertakes the follow-up of the triangular cooperation programs with a number of supporting partners, it also coordinates with the national authorities in order to benefit from the advantage of the opportunities in many fields and transfer the successful Tunisian experiences, as well as unleash the role Tunisia can play in transferring experiences and knowledge in the South countries and within the region. Its mission is to:
- Contribute to the elaboration and implementation of the policy of technical cooperation provided by Tunisia to friendly countries and international organizations.
- Promote technical cooperation through identifying the available individual and institutional competencies and seeking external opportunities to hire them.
- Manage the technical cooperation personnel seconded to ATCT to work abroad.
- Implement technical assistance projects through Triangular and South-South Cooperation mechanisms