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:
Outsourcing of national systems
Implementation and deployment of e-Administration Centre
Fixing and proposing methods and engineering and technical standards
Conducting Studies: of orientation, strategic and IT audit missions
Training for the benefit of the Administration
CNI played an important role in:
Planning and organization of the IT sector in Tunisia and preparation and monitoring of the work of National IT Plans.
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).
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).
Defining incentives and benefits to the IT sector:
- 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;
Management of the National Integrated Network of the Administration and Government Intranet
ISP of Administration
Responsible for the continued operation of national applications via the backup center
Actor for certifying ICT training of state personnel