This action is part of the improvement of the judicial system, the consolidation of the rule of law and respect for human rights, and aims to propose a new organization of ISPA to respond to the current context of democratic transition and transition to the rule of law, and to consolidate its training system.
The legal profession, and more generally human rights defenders, have experienced a period of harsh repression under the reign of Ben Ali. Since the so-called "Jasmine" revolution in 2011, Tunisia has been going through a period of transition and is trying to reform its judicial system. The training of student lawyers appears to be one of the major challenges of this new edifice.
Henceforth, the Higher Institute of the Legal Profession is in charge of training students who have passed the entrance exam, awarding the certificate of aptitude for the legal profession which allows registration at the Bar and enriching the experience of practicing lawyers through the organization of seminars, study days and internships.