Sejnane women’s pottery know-how inscribed on list of intangible cultural heritage of humanity

Pottery skills of the women of Sejnane The Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage at UNESCO decided, at its 13th meeting held in Port Louis (Mauritius), from 26 November to 1 December 2018, to include women’s pottery know-how Sejnane on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, said Thursday afternoon the Permanent Delegation of Tunisia to Unesco in Paris. The Sejnane women’s pottery know-how is now included in the list of intangible cultural heritage by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation…

19th edition of SUP’COM Forum on December 12, 2018

The Tunis Higher School of Communication (SUP’COM) is organizing the 19th edition of the SUP’COM Forum on December 12, 2018. This forum is an opportunity to promote digital culture and innovation and an exclusive meeting for the exchange of ideas and knowledge for young students, graduates, companies and professors. This year, the forum will be held under the theme: “Digital Tunisia: A Law for the Future”. It will discuss a critical approach to the new digital code, building on the experiences of countries that have experienced this change with the…

Growth rate can reach 4 or 5 % if State invests more in fight against corruption (INLUCC) 

Tunisia can achieve a 4 or 5 % leap in growth rate in little time if the state invests more in good governance and anti-corruption policies”, President of the National Anti-Corruption Authority (INLUCC) Chawki Tabib said. Around 2,500 citizens have so far declared their property, indicating that the category of judges has been the most numerous to perform this duty (400), Tabib reported. The president of INLUCC said the participation rate is much higher in regions than in Tunis. “We hope to reach the number 50 thousand by December 16”,…

International Day of Solidarity with Palestinian People: Tunisia reiterates calls to comply with international legality

On the observance of the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, on November 29 of each year, Tunisia recalls, in a statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Thursday, Security Council Resolution No. 2334 of 2016 calling on Israel to stop immediately and completely all its settlement activities in the Occupied Palestinian Territory. The aim is to make progress in the settlement of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, in accordance with the two-State solution and the principles of international legality and as part the Middle East peace process and the…

“SICCA INVEST” due on December 14-15, 2018 in El Kef

A “SICCA INVEST” meeting is due to be held on December 14 and 15, 2018, in El Kef. The event targets the economic development of the region, in the creative and cultural industry, tourism (nature, sport, tourism heritage), crafts, environment. The SICCA INVEST” meeting will be organised by the Siccaveneria project, led by the Culture and Development Association “ACD”. “SICCA INVEST” will provide the opportunity to discuss “the economic development model of El Kef region and address the issues of reconversion of the territory. For decades investment, business creation and…

Saharan tourist village in Tozeur to open in summer 2019 

The Saharan tourist village in Tozeur built by the Qatari Diar Company will open in summer o 2019. This 5-star project resort includes 92 luxury suites with private pools and other amenities, a Roman theatre, thermal baths and a palm grove in the centre of the village. The design of the project, inspired by the Tunisian architectural heritage and the Jerid region, will be carried out by Tunisian entrepreneurs in accordance with the agreements between Tunisia and Qatar. 250 skilled workers and Tunisian and foreign skills will work in the…