Tunisia: Migration awareness campaign ‘Esshih’ launched

An awareness campaign called Esshih was officially launched in Tunisia on April 8 to provide information on the risks posed by irregular migration to youths who could potentially undertake such a journey, to their families and to society as a whole. The campaign also aims to publicize possible alternatives in Tunisia to emigration or regular pathways to move abroad. The campaign was promoted by the Tunisian national observatory on migrations (ONM), in collaboration with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the Tunisian diaspora association in Italy, Pontes. Esshih, which…

Cairo International Film Festival unveils dates for it’s 43rd edition

The management of the Cairo International Film Festival announces that it will hold its 43rd edition from Dec 1st to Dec 10th 2021.  The closing ceremony is to be held on December 9th, followed by a screening of the prize-winning films the following day (Dec 10th).  Festival president Mohamed Hefzy stated that “The festival’s programming team and management are thrilled by the challenge that this upcoming edition offers, and we are eager to present a diverse and rich lineup of films and a selection worthy of the festival’s audience that…

‘Emirati-Tunisian Business Council’ discuss cooperation, investments

 The “Emirati-Tunisian Business Council” discussed ways of strengthening the bilateral ties between the private sectors of the UAE and Tunisia, as well as ways of reinforcing the relations between investors and business sectors from the two countries, the Emirates News Agency reports. Humaid Mohamed Ben Salem, Secretary-General of the Federation of UAE Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FCCI), who headed the Emirati delegation at the meeting, said that there are abundant investment and cooperation opportunities in the UAE and Tunisia, urging the meeting’s participants to intensify the trade exchange between…

Undocumented migrants: how to break the overall solution deadlock?

The issue of the undocumented migrants from Tunisia and Libya, remains a burden and a serious problem for both Tunisia and European countries. Although the efforts striven by relevant authorities from both sides to curb the effect of this scourge, the situation went up to the worst by the increase of the number of Tunisians and other nationalities landing in Italy which prompt the Italian-EU delegation to hold talks constantly with senior Tunisian officials. The latest was between Tunisian President Kais Saied and European President Charles Michel at Carthage Palace. …

Fares Landoulsi stars“Wled El Ghoul” for Ramadan

Tunisian actor and star Fares Landoulsi took part in the Tunisian drama “Wled El Ghoul” by Director Mourad Ben Cheikh. This new drama, due to premiere in Ramadan 2021, will mark Fares Landoulsi’s first appearance in a Ramadan drama, following his overwhelming success in Netflix’s Messiah series in 2020. Directed by Mourad Ben Cheikh and written by Rafika Boujday, the 30-episode “Wled El Ghoul” is a social drama that retraces the different aspects of the lives of several characters, their daily paradoxes and conflicts as their paths intersect. The story…

British International School of Tunis: education provided according to the best principles of British pedagogy

The British International School of Tunis (BIST) has recently held a meeting with the press with the attendance of several local media during which Meriem Milad, Managing Director of BIST gave an account on the different stages of the school since its establishment in 2012. She also talked about means available at BIST to take care of more than 255 students by a pedagogical team of 45 members, including 2 heads of school. The press conference was devoted to presenting the new BIST educational events and curriculum for students and…

JEENISo organises fourth edition of international GPjr event

To guarantee the smooth running of projects and thus achieve the expected objectives, it is essential to operate in project mode! The junior enterprise Eniso (JEENISo) is organising the fourth edition of the international GPjr event on April 4, 2021 in collaboration with GP jr Brazil and PMI (Project management Institute) Tunisia chapter. This event revolves around the theme of “Project monitoring”, which means how to make your project viable? Because although young entrepreneurs are not short of ideas, many projects do not succeed because of management failures. To successfully…

ONTH: First Tunisia Wellness mobile application launched

The National Office of Thermalism and Hydrotherapy (ONTH) announced recently the launch of the electronic application Tunisia Wellness. This is the first mobile application on hydrotherapy in Tunisia. The Tunisia Wellness application concerns more than 300 spa centres in Tunisia. It provides all the necessary information on the spa sector in a unified framework. The application in question gathers all the data relating to these centres in three languages., said a press release published by the office. Designed by the ONTH, the application will be available on the most important…

Tunisia designates Garâa Sejenane

Credit: Amina Daoud Bouaatour, 2019 Tunisia has added Garâa Sejenane to the List of Wetlands of International Importance. This “Ramsar Site” (no. 2447 on the List) is found at 110 metres above sea level in the Mogod mountains in the north-west of Tunisia. At 1,500 hectares, it is the largest natural freshwater wetland in the country. This once-permanent lake was drained in the late 1950s, leaving a depression five kilometres long and three wide with a mosaic of seasonal wetlands, pastureland, tobacco fields and market gardens. The drainage led to the extinction…

Tunisian Ambassador visits Reconnaissance Research

Credit goes to Al-Anba newspaper Tunisia’s Ambassador to the State of Kuwait Hachmi Lajili visited the Kuwait-based policy institute Reconnaissance Research in Kuwait City, Al-Anba newspaper reports. He met with the founder and CEO Abdulaziz Al-Anjeri and Deputy CEO Yusef Al-Ghusain. Ambassador Ajili voiced his appreciation for the role of the Cultural and Research Center in building bridges of communication. He added that this meeting coincidences with the celebration of the 65th anniversary of Independence Day in Tunisia noting that Tunisia exerted great efforts in strengthening the role of the independent…