The Nobel Peace Prize 2015: Tunisia in the spotlight

Statement by Alessandro Perelli, Vice President of ALDA

“ALDA – the European Association for Local Democracy, wishes to express its satisfaction and appreciation of today’s decision regarding the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to the “Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet”, made up of four Civil Society Organisations: the Tunisian General Labour Union (UGTT, Union Générale Tunisienne du Travail), the Tunisian Confederation of Industry, Trade and Handicrafts (UTICA, Union Tunisienne de l’Industrie, du Commerce et de l’Artisanat), the Tunisian Human Rights League (LTDH, La Ligue Tunisienne pour la Défense des Droits de l’Homme), and the Tunisian Order of Lawyers (Ordre National des Avocats de Tunisie).” […]