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…

Mediterravenir to organize cross-border meeting in Tataouine as part of “Entreprendre et Réussir Ensemble” programme

Mediterravenir is organising a cross-border meeting on November 14- 15- 16- 17, 2019 in Tataouine as part of “Entreprendre et Réussir Ensemble” programme for the benefit of women project leaders and young entrepreneurs from Tunisia and Libya and Algeria. 20 Libyan women, 15 Tunisian women and 5 Algerian women will join training in Tataouine to complete their capacity in business creation or development and finalize joint projects for the purpose of their valorisation during the Christmas and New Year’s market. An international event organized by Rotary La Marsa, in collaboration…

SUP’COM’s 20 edition forum on “Fintech: A disruptive innovation”

The Tunis Higher School of Communications organized the 20th edition of the SUP’COM forum on November 6, 2019, on the theme: “FinTech: A disruptive innovation”. The forum is a precious opportunity for promoting digital culture and innovation in this field as well as the impact on other sectors. Young students, graduates, companies and educational institutions, attended the forum during which they exchanged ideas and knowledge. It also provided the occasion to discuss Fintech issues with experts who participated in the event namely SupCom Director Sofiene Cherif, President of the University…

“Digital Mutation” theme of 6th edition of JEENISo Entrepreneur’s Day on November 13

The Junior Enterprise ENISo (JEENISo) announced in a statement the holding of the 6th edition of its “Entrepreneur’s Day” that will take place in the National Engineering School of Sousse (ENISo) on Wednesday, November 13, 2019. The theme of the “Entrepreneur’s Day” will focus on” Digital Mutation” which is considered as a revolution entering every aspect of the organisations and where we should no longer be talking about ‘digital marketing’ but marketing in a digital world. The 6th edition of JEENISo Entrepreneur’s Day is held within the framework of the…