Tunisia adopts law on crowdfunding

The law on crowdfunding was passed by the House of People’s Representatives. The new law will pave the way for new forms of financing that were previously inaccessible. Entrepreneurs, civil society actors and private individuals will be able to raise funds from the public through online platforms. The law on crowdfunding completes a series of new laws aimed at improving the business environment in Tunisia:  the law on social and solidarity entrepreneurship, the decree-law on self-entrepreneurship, and the Startup Act. TunisianMonitorOnline

Tunisia Host Country for TICAD 8

Tunisia will host the 8th Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD) to be held in 2022, announced Japan government on Thursday, July 16, 2020. Tunisia and the TICAD Co-organisers, UNOSAA, UNDP, African Union Commission (AUC), World Bank and the Government of Japan jointly express their strong commitment to the TICAD process towards building a prosperous and peaceful future for all the people of Africa.  The TICAD Co-organizers officially decided that the 8th meeting of the Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD 8) to be held in 2022 will be hosted by the Republic of Tunisia. This will be the second TICAD Summit-level meeting to take place in Africa since Kenya hosted TICAD 6 in Nairobi in August 2016. Africa is the continent with the unlimited potentials of economic, social and human…

Tunisia officially integrates AfCFTA

At a plenary session held this afternoon at the House of People’s Representatives (HPR), the deputies adopted the draft organic law relating to the founding convention of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) In detail, 152 people voted in favour of the proposed text, with no abstentions and no votes against. Tunisia thus joins the 30 countries that have already ratified the founding convention of the largest free trade area in Africa. This draft was rejected by MPs at a plenary session held on 5 March 2020. If it…