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The National Center of Informatics was established on December 30, 1975 by Law No. 75-83 of December 30, 1975, Sections 35 to 42, as a public industrial and commercial institution.

It was reclassified Non-Administrative Public Establishment in 1997.

A training program was instituted at CNI In 1992 for introduction to work in public administration.

Evolution of its missions:

1 / The CNI was established on 30/12/1975 by Law No. 75-83 of December 30, 1975- Sections 35 to 42, as an Industrial and Commercial Public Establishment (French: EPIC). In 1997 it was reclassified Non-Administrative Public Establishment (French: EPNA).

Its missions are established by Decree No. 2007-1359 of June 4, 2007:

      dot yellow Outsourcing of national systems

      dot yellow Implementation and deployment of e-Administration Centre

      dot yellow Project Management

      dot yellow Fixing and proposing methods and engineering and technical standards

      dot yellow User support

      dot yellow Conducting Studies: of orientation, strategic and IT audit missions

      dot yellow Training for the benefit of the Administration

CNI played an important role in:

     dot yellow Planning and organization of the IT sector in Tunisia and preparation and monitoring of the work of        National IT Plans.

     dot yellow Rationalization of the acquisition of computer equipment, products and services by the     administration and public enterprises (Prime Minister’s Circulars of: October 19, 1977, June 18, 1981, September 24, 1985).

    dot yellow Execution of the process of prior approval to the implementation of IT projects, their planning and their monitoring. (Prime Minister’s Circular: June 18, 1981, September 24, 1985 August 16, 1988, January 15, 1998).

    dot yellow Defining incentives and benefits to the IT sector:

    dot yellow Training

    - 1978: transfer of the IT specialists’ training section (programmers and analysts) of the National School of Administration to CNI

    - 1992: establishment at CNI of a job training program in public administration.

2/ Since 2007 new tasks were assigned to the CNI in response to the needs of the national ICT sector and in the context of the implementation of the national policy on e-Gov;

    dot yellow Management of the National Integrated Network of the Administration and Government Intranet

    dot yellow ISP of Administration

    dot yellow Responsible for the continued operation of national applications via the backup center

    dot yellow Actor for certifying ICT training of state personnel

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  • National Center of Informatics
  •  17, rue Belhassen Ben Chaabane, 1005 El Omrane, Tunis Tunisie.
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