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Tunisia seeks to curb child labour

 Tunisia’s Social Affairs Minister said on Monday new policies were needed to keep children in school until the age of 16 as the country seeks to curb child labour. The North African nation needs to “establish adequate policies… to guarantee that children go to school until they are at least ...

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PM Chahed: Tunisian Economy growing but fragile

Prime Minister Youssef Chahed has assured dismayed Tunisians that the economy is on its path to revival with growth registered in the tourism, a good agricultural season expected while the production of phosphate has also increased. His statement on state television on late Sunday night was in response to the ...

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Deal solved illegal arrivals

Moez Sinaoui tells ANSA Forum only 1,204 Tunisians last year Rome, April 12 – Tunisia’s Ambassador to Rome Moez Sinaoui told an ANSA Forum on Wednesday that an agreement between Italy and Tunisia on migration has effectively solved the problem of illegal arrivals from that North African nation. “Thanks to ...

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UK seeks trade opportunities in Tunisia

A British trade delegation began a visit to Tunisia Monday to strengthen bilateral relations between the two countries and seek new opportunities for cooperation, the British Embassy in Tunisia said in a post on Facebook. The delegation includes the Lord Mayor of London, Lord Andrew Barmlevi, and the British Prime ...

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Louis Berger hired to modernize Tunisian educational infrastructure

A Louis Berger-led ( consortium including GOPA and SCET Tunisia was selected by the Ministry of Education in Tunisia to provide technical assistance on a European Investment Bank (EIB) co-financed 213-million-euro school modernization program, Modernisation des Établissements Scolaires (MES). The three-year nationwide initiative will lead to nearly 60 new schools ...

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Sub-regional Youth Consultation on Youth, Peace and Security

UNFPA, United Nations Population in collaboration with UNESCO, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization and the Peacebuilding Support Office organized a consultation on Youth, Peace and Security in Hammamet, Tunisia from March 30th to April 1st 2017. with the participation of Mrs. Majdoline El Cherni, Minster of Youth and ...

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