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Disillusioned with the EU? – What Can Be Done to Support Tunisia

any Tunisians are disillusioned with the European Union. Tunisia being the only North African nation to have embarked on the road of transition towards democracy, the EU needs to be engaged with Tunisians on top of pursuing fairer trading relations. Tunisia has reached many milestones, such as drafting a new ...

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Tunisia participates Friday in Istanbul in extraordinary Islamic Summit on Palestine

Tunisia participates Friday in Istanbul in the extraordinary Islamic Summit on Palestine. President Beji Caid Essebsi on Thursday morning entrusted Minister of Foreign Affairs, Khemaïes Jhinaoui with representing Tunisia at the Summit convened by Turkey to examine dangerous developments in the Palestinian territories. According to a statement released Thursday by ...

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Joint Statement on 14th session of Tunisia-EU Association Council

The 14th session of the Tunisia-European Union (EU) Association Council held on Tuesday in Brussels was sanctioned by a Joint Declaration published on the Council of Europe website. This session was co-chaired by Foreign Minister Khemaies Jhinaoui and EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice President ...

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Tunisia’s Municipal Elections : “Credible” vote despite some irregularities, according to European observers

For the first free legislative elections in the history of Tunisia that took place in 2014, the European Union dispatched an important observation mission. Also invited by the Independent Higher Electoral Commission (ISIE), a rather modest observation mission of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of ...

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Saudi Embassy football team in Tunisia wins Arab Diplomatic Brothers Cup

The football team of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s Embassy in Tunisia won the Arab Diplomatic Brothers Cup in its second session after defeating at the final on Saturday evening  the Moroccan Embassy team in penalty shootouts.  The original and extra times of the match ended with a draw.  At ...

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“CV-Video for employment, innovative web platform for employment and equal opportunities

The association Foundation Act Against Exclusion “FACE Tunisia” launched Friday the project “the CV-Video for employment”, an innovative web platform for employment and equal opportunities (www.facealemploi .TV) “The particularity of this digital platform is to introduce the concept of video CV and video job postings, which will make it easier ...

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EU report welcomes work to strengthen EU-Tunisia relations

The European Commission and the European External Action Service have published a progress report on efforts to strengthen EU-Tunisia relations. Significant work has been undertaken over the last 12 months to strengthen EU-Tunisia relations, and the new report by the two organisations comes ahead of a meeting of the EU-Tunisia Association Council ...

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150 participants gathered for the 6th edition of the MedUni

The 6th edition of the Mediterranean University on Youth and Global Citizenship – MedUni – started Tuesday in Tunis. Once again, it provides a space where different national and international organisations run training activities within a multilateral cooperation context facilitated and coordinated by the North-South Centre of the Council of Europe in partnership ...

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EU-Tunisia relations: towards a strengthening of the Privileged Partnership

Over the last 12 months, the EU and Tunisia have developed much closer relations and stepped up their cooperation in the various fields covered by the Privileged Partnership. That is the conclusion of the progress report on the state of EU-Tunisia relations published today by the services of the European Commission and ...

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Independent candidates get most votes in Tunisia’s municipal election

Independent candidates in Tunisia’s first free municipal election gained more votes than major parties Ennahda and Nidaa Tounes, officials said on Tuesday citing preliminary results. Sunday’s election is seen as key to a democratic transition and a chance to establish decentralization and local governance. Tunisia is hailed as the Arab ...

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