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World Happiness Report: Tunisia ranks 111th out of 156 countries

Tunisia ranks 111th in the World Happiness Report 2018 with 4,592 points, TAP reports It is an annual report published by the U.N. Sustainable Development Solutions Network and as a relatively new survey of the state of happiness in the world of 2018, gives an idea of the state of ...

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Nigeria, Tunisia to strengthen bilateral relations

Nigeria’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, has stressed the need to strengthen the bilateral relations that exist between Nigeria and Tunisia. The two countries are to strengthen relations especially in the areas of trade, economy and technology. Mr. Onyeama made the call at a business forum preceding Nigeria-Tunis Joint ...

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Tunisia joins AEFMP airspace overhaul initiative

Air traffic control agencies from Algeria, France, Morocco, Portugal and Spain have joined with Tunisia in their commitment to optimise their respective airspaces in line with modernisation initiatives such as the Single European Sky (SES) project. The initiative called AEFMP dates back to the EFP Plan created by Spain, France and Portugal in 1990 ...

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Week in Review: Questions in Tunisia, and Switzerland returns stolen funds

Tunisia’s transition is certainly chaotic, but it is also lively and resilient, as JusticeInfo.net showed this week. This country, last bastion of the Arab Spring, is questioning the future of its transitional justice processes, notably its Truth and Dignity Commission. “A few months from the end of the Commission’s work in December ...

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IEMed – EuroMeSCo initiative on EU-Tunisia Relations

A reflection on the future of EU-Tunisia relations is unfolding with the objective to adopt “partnership priorities” for 2018/2020 but also to think a longer-term perspective, Institut Europeu de Mediterrania (IEMed) said in its website. The IEMed and the Euro-Mediterranean Research, Dialogue, Advocacy (EuroMeSCo)  proposed to accompany this process with a ...

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Arab States build consensus on priorities for empowerment of women and girls living in rural areas ahead of CSW62

Ahead of the 62nd UN Commission on the Status of Women, Governments of the Arab States region met to prepare a common position on the empowerment of women and girls living in rural areas. Participants stressed the need to ensure access to education, political participation and land ownership UN Women, ...

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Tunisian women march for equal inheritance rights

Hundreds of women took to the streets in the Tunisian capital on Saturday to demand equal inheritance rights as men, a subject often seen as taboo in the Arab world. The North African Muslim country grants women more rights than other countries in the region, and since last year has ...

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Talan Tunisia will hire 1,000 engineers by 2020

Technology services company Talan will hire 1,000 Tunisian engineers by 2020. Talan Founder and President Mahdi Hawas said the company’s recruitment strategy will be implemented over three years; 250 engineers will be hired in 2018, 350 in 2019 and 450 in 2020. An academy will be created and tasked with ...

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Powerful Women Provide Tips for Success to Women Entrepreneurs

Successful Women Entrepreneurs featured in 9th Annual Women, Wealth, Warriors Luncheon As the world celebrates Women’s History during the month of March, powerful and successful women will bring a message of empowerment and tips for success to women thinking about starting their own businesses and those who already have one. ...

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Tunisia celebrates battle of Ben Guerdane

National Day of Victory over Terrorism Ben Guerdane commemorates on Wednesday the resistance of the armed forces and citizens against the attack two years ago carried out by a group of ISIS terrorists who were trying to gain control of military and civil targets in the city. The attack was ...

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