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Sami Baddredine

Sami Badreddine is a Project Coordinator in DCAF's Tunis office, overseeing the “Media and Security Sector Governance” programme. He is responsible for the internal and external communications of the office, especially press relations, editorial management of websites, and the social media strategy. He is in charge of the communications projects launched with various partners of DCAF, including the Tunisian Ministry of the Interior. He also runs projects involving journalists and the Tunisian media's role in overseeing the security sector.

Before joining DCAF, Sami worked for several years at the Tunis Afrique Presse News Agency (TAP) as French-speaking journalist, specializing in political and economic issues. He also worked as a communications specialist with organizations such as UNDP or MICT. He has extensive experience as a freelance journalist with various print and electronic Tunisian media, with a focus on topics about economic issues or ICT. Sami has also taught at the Institute of Press and Information Sciences of Tunis for 4 years as a teacher expert in electronic media.

Sami has a Masters in Public Communication from the Department of Communication at the University of Laval in Quebec (CANADA). He has also a Bachelor degree in business communication from the Institute of Press and Information Sciences (IPSI) of Tunis.