Future Lab Tunisia to build premises for anchoring sustainable and constructive community

Credit goes to Facebook Page Future Lab Tunisia Future Lab Tunisia has taken the initiative to build new premises for hosting its activities in the middle school Ibn Khaldun in Manouba, Tunis. This initiative is meant to anchor the educational and cultural project of Future Lab Tunisia in its school environment and in the neighbourhood where it has been operating for more than two years.  The Kamel Lazaar Foundation will lay the foundation stone for the construction of premises specially dedicated to the project. These premises include a large rehearsal…

Hertie School and University of Carthage to organise summer school in 2020

Participants in the summer school to include: start-up entrepreneurs, lawyers and other business owners The Hertie School and the University of Carthage will jointly organise a summer school programme in March 2020, the Hertie School reports. Participants in the summer school will include Tunisian lawyers, start-up entrepreneurs and other business owners. These participants will be taking modules that will help them improve their soft skills, management skills and their knowledge of Tunisia’s legal and regulatory landscape, the same source said. Participants will gain insights into Germany’s start-up scene and best…

Together we collect caps of love

“Together we collect caps of love” is an initiative set up by a group of young people in the different regions and governorates of Tunisia. The goal of this initiative is to collect plastic bottle caps and turn them into funds for the needy. In addition, you can turn your caps into treasure or recycle them so they avoid filling the landfill and harm our eco-system. It also aims to recover and recycle caps from plastic bottles in order to provide them with a new application by specifically buying them…

Hult Prize ESSEC Tunis Final Round: ECO-TRIP wins title

ECO-TRIP is the winner of Hult Prize Essect title after the 6 pre-selected teams made their pitching in front of 10 judges, in an atmosphere marked by energy and positive vibes extended by the presence of the young ESSECT student participants, during the Hult Prize ESSEC Tunis final round that took place on Saturday, December 14, 2019, in the premises of the Tunisian Confederation of Industry, Trade and Handicrafts (UTICA). The Judges who are Tunisian renowned prominent figures in the world of business and management were present for ruling out…

Arab world’s iconic date palm culture recognized by UNESCO heritage list

Date palms have existed since 4,000 BC and have been the symbol of hospitality and prosperity in countries across the Arab world. The Arab region’s iconic date palm trees were officially recognized on Wednesday by UNESCO’s list of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, stepFEED reported. The announcement came during the annual meeting of the Intangible Heritage Committee held in Bogotá, Colombia. “The date palm, knowledge, skills, traditions and practices have played a pivotal role in strengthening the connection between people and the land in the Arab region, helping them face the challenges of the harsh desert environment,” the…

Third edition of Hult Prize ESSECT On-campus program

“Let’s make an impact and change the world, every hour of work in oncampus program is worth it. We are changing lives adding value” Hult Prize ESSECT The Hult Prize ESSEC Tunis team held last Saturday the first round in their oncampus program 3rd edition which was crowned with outstanding success. The event was organized in the presence of The Hult ESSEC Tunis team, the university students and a group of renowned personalities and academics from different areas of expertise. The guests figures who enhanced the event by their precious…

Tunisie Telecom supports modernization of Higher Education Ministry’s services

The Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research has signed a partnership with the national telecommunications operator, Tunisie Telecom. This agreement – initialled on Thursday, November 25 at a ceremony held at the Ministry’s headquarters in the presence of Minister of Higher Education, Slim Khalbous, and CEO of Tunisie Telecom, Mohamed Fadhel Kraiem – consolidates the policy of developing, modernising and digitalising the services provided by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research for the benefit of students and all stakeholders in the academic world. On occasion, Slim Khalbous…

“Student Entrepreneur” programme launched by Ministry of Higher Education

The Student Entrepreneur programme in universities and higher education institutions was launched by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research to support entrepreneurship and create projects in a student environment, starting from the academic year 2019-2020, The Ministry said in a statement. The programme is launched within the framework of the contribution of Career and Competency Certification Centres (4C) to the professional integration of higher education graduates in innovative and competitive sectors and supporting them to create their own businesses, the ministry reported. The programme will enable the national…

Hult Prize ESSEC Tunis Campus clean-up campaign for cleaner environment

The Hult Prize ESSEC Tunis is a movement that strives to achieve social change and ensure a better life for the citizen in a clean environment.  The adventure of Hult Prize ESSEC Tunis just started in a pledge for sound and healthy environment for all the people nationwide and worldwide. And here the dream started to come true when Hult Prize ESSEC Tunis members took the initiative for cleanliness campaign last Sunday, November 17, an initiative that is one of the Hult Prize movement’s principle to build together a better…

50 young people take part in Hackathon to present solutions to preserve planet

The United Nations Office in Tunis, on Saturday, launched a two-day Hackathon to develop new technologies and present solutions and ideas to preserve the planet, member in the Office of Resident Coordinator Elhem Birini told TAP. The organisation of this Hackathon, which brings together about 50 young Tunisians, is part of the United Nations agenda for the implementation of the sustainable development programme and the achievement of its objectives in 2030. She pointed out that this competition is one of a series of similar ones that will be held in…