Tunisia

Tunisia hosts the 3rd World Women’s Conference: A focus on Grassroot Women

This year, Tunisia has been the host country of the 3rd World Women’s Conference with a focus on “grassroot women”. Tunisia is the third country to host this kind of event. The first one was held in Caracas, Venezuela in…

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…

Tunisia: Civil society calls for protecting the path to transitional justice

May 15, 2018 at 1:38 am | Published in: Africa, News, Tunisia Tunisian and foreign organizations refused to suspend the work of the Truth and Dignity Commission, Monday, calling on civil society to mobilize in order to protect the transitional…

The battle to uncover the truth and future of the Tunisian revolution

By Soumaya Ghannoushi, for Middle East Monitor After long months of political and legal differences, the Truth and Dignity Commission (TDC) in Tunisia has managed to establish itself as one of the most important transitional justice institutions stipulated by the…

Five years after the revolution, Tunisia’s fragile transition still inspires hope

On the fifth anniversary of its revolution, Tunisia has much to celebrate, many lessons still to learn, and a lot to teach other countries. Upheaval in the region and Tunisia’s own fitful democratic transition make it easy to adopt a…

Arts endeavor in Tunisia links gov’t and society

An Arts Endeavor in Tunisia Brings Together Government and Civil Society November 4, 2015 by Rana Yazaji An Arts Endeavor in Tunisia Brings Together Government and Civil Society Tunisia emerged from the revolution with the potential to achieve true…

Nobel Peace Prize awarded to Tunisian national dialogue quartet

“After the Arab Spring in Tunisia in 2010-11, the Quartet paved the way for a peaceful dialogue between citizens,” said Kaci Kullmann Five, chairman of the Norwegian Nobel Committee. The National Dialogue Quartet are four civil society organizations, the Tunisian…

Elections Tunisia: micro-credit fieldworker viewpoint

On the occasion of the elections in Tunisia and the recently issued results, we interviewed Bodo Lieberam, CEO of MicroCred Tunisie, a professional in the field of worldwide microfinance and living in the Country for a few years. The secular…

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