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4 ways Tunisia is moving toward greater gender equality

The North African country is making major strides. When it comes to championing for women’s rights, its safe to say the Arab world has had a relatively prosperous couple of years. From lifting the ban on women driving in Saudi Arabia to abolishing a rape law in Lebanon, the region ...

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We can save education system by transforming schools into social enterprises, says Founder of “Wallah We Can” Lotfi Hamadi

“Wallah We Can” is a movement that aims to demonstrate through its actions and results that we can save the education system by transforming schools into social enterprises”,  Founder of “Walla We Can” Lotfi Hammadi wrote on his facebook page. “Our approach is to produce within these photovoltaic and agricultural ...

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Senior position for Tunisian women still below expectations

A report was initiated recently as part of the project “Gender and Leadership in the Maghreb and the Mashreq”. It is implemented by UN Women, in partnership with the Prime Ministry and with the financial support of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development of the French Republic (MAEDI). ...

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Berlin Media Center begins its journey around the Mediterranean from Tunisia

 “Another horizon” to tackle unemployment crisis in Tunisia… The Media Center of  la Marsa townhall in Tunis organized a televised discussion on the issue of unemployment in Tunisia under the theme “Another horizon … Youth employment opportunities: best guarantee for growth and democracy”. The seminar was attended by a number ...

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Libyan women seek greater role in forthcoming governance system

Leading Libyan women concluded a two-day consultative meeting on the political changes happening now in Libya and the impact on women’s participation in the forthcoming governance system. The meeting, organized last week by the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) as part ...

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DIGITAL AWARD FOR TRANSPARENCY: HONOURING DIGITAL INITIATIVES TO FIGHT CORRUPTION

The French Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs, Transparency International, the French Operator in Media Cooperation and Liberté Living-Lab today proudly announced the winners of the Digital Award for Transparency. The Digital Award for Transparency awards individuals and civil society organisations who have developed digital technology tools used to fight corruption. The award aims at strengthening and promoting existing initiatives that promote good governance ...

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Mitacs Canada Award for Outstanding Innovation bestowed to Tunisian young engineer and startupper Houssem Zouaghi

A former student of the Higher Institute Multimedia Arts of Manouba (ISAMM)  Houssem Zouaghi sets for himself an objective when he was faced with a choice of a subject of a graduation project which he said that he wanted it to be “out of the box”. Surfing the net, he ...

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Tunisia, Spring of general aviation

Tunisia, cradle of the “Arab Spring” that started in January 2011 by establishing the first democracy in an Arab country, is completing its redemptive work in all areas, including that of civil aviation. Because we tend to ignore it, this country is undergoing with aeronautics, long standing bounds marked by ...

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Women’s Rights Reforms in Tunisia Offer Hope

he Arab Spring fostered hope for democratic reforms across the Middle East and North Africa region. Few of these hopes have come to fruition, with political violence, suppression of dissenting voices, and economic turmoil marking the region, rather than the political and economic reforms that had once seemed possible. In ...

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Triomphe de Tuccabor’s extra virgin olive oil: traceability makes it unique in reaching golden triumph

Driving on my way to Medjez el Bab, reaching the hill of Toukaber, a small town but big with its riches in agricultural golden treasure of the Olive tree, I was not aware that this areas can hide such excellent and rich resources entrenched in this landscape of an amazing ...

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