Mayssa Issaoui

Mayssa Issaoui

A translator and a human rights defender who holds a Master degree in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) and a Bachelor degree in English Language, Literature and Civilisation. In addition to that, Mayssa is currently working as a certified trainer and the Tunisia National Coordinator at the INGO World Youth Alliance.

Tunisian World Wildlife Fund Commits to save Mediterranean turtles

Sea turtles, also known as marine turtles, have been classified as endangered species by WWF (World Wildlife Fund). In its official website, WWF stated that “nearly all species of sea turtle are now classified as endangered, with three of the…

Tunisia: Youth and the new Constitutional Referendum

After the declaration of the new Tunisian constitution on June 30th, a public constitutional referendum is expected to take place for the first time in Tunisia on July 25th. The unique character of this Referendum has encouraged the attention of…

A New Constitution in Tunisia, the Islamist Party and the Referendum

After a decade of political unrest and distress, Tunisia’s next step towards democracy started by hosting its first Constitutional Referendum in history. The Constitution was suggested by the current president Kais Saeid who froze and dismantled the parliament, changed the…

“Barbechas”: Protectors of the Environment in Tunisia

“Barbechas” of Tunisia are some of the most underrated workers in the country. Though their work is difficult and precarious, it is important as it helps protect the environment from plastic waste. The term “barbechas” refers to people in Tunisia…