— [http://goo.gl/T56PsU] The objective of the “National Dialogue” was to facilitate a peaceful and constructive agreement on a stable transitional government_______________________as an exit to the political crisis that was threatening to derail the democratic transition.
The group includes a labor union, a trade confederation, a human rights organization and a lawyers group: 1) Tunisian Confederation of Industry, 2) Trade and Handicrafts (UTICA); 3) Tunisian General Labor Union (UGTT); 4) Tunisian Human Rights League (LTHD) and the National Association of Tunisian Lawyers.
As the Nobel Committee noted Oct. 9th 2015 in its statement, "The Arab Spring originated in Tunisia in 2010-2011, but quickly spread to a number of countries in North Africa and the Middle East. In many of these countries, the struggle for democracy and fundamental rights has come to a standstill or suffered setbacks."
The National Dialogue brings together 1) parties in power, 2) opposition parties PDF ::
"What Role for Tunisia’s National Dialogue," by Hamadi Redissi, Professor of Public Law and Political Science at the Faculty of Law and Political Science -University of Tunis -Al-Manar PDF ::
Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet
Nobel Peace Prize