IMF Urges Tunisian Consensus Before Reform Program

Tunisia should explain the country’s fragile economic situation to its people and ensure they support any planned reforms before discussing a new program with the International Monetary Fund, a fund official said. A key priority for the government will be to devise a mechanism to deal with mounting debts on the part of state-owned entities – dues which account for about 40% of the gross domestic product, the fund’s mission chief to the North African nation, Chris Geiregat, said Tuesday in a press briefing. “Before we adopt a new program…

UNHCR organizes Solidarity Day with refugees and some Tunisian families

Under the slogan “to make from the planet a homeland for its inhabitants”, The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) organized last Tuesday a Solidarity Day with the refugees and some Tunisian families, with the partnership of the Japan embassy to Tunisia with the partner of UNHCR namely, the Tunisian Council of Refugee, the Tunisian Union of Social Solidarity and the National Body for the Fight against Human Trafficking. This meeting chaired by Dr. Hannan Hamdan UNHCR’s Representative in Tunisia and attended by the Ambassador of Japan to Tunisia in the headquarter…