Transitional Justice and the Fight Against Corruption
[ICG] EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
HPR Speaker Received By Kind of Norway and Norwegian Parliament Speaker
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -President of the House of the People's Representatives (HPR) Mohamed Ennaceur was received, on Tuesday, by King of Norway Harald V as well as his Norwegian counterpart Olemic Thommessen.
Minister of Public Service Meets U.S. Ambassador to Tunisia
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -Ways to boost bilateral co-operation in administrative reforms, governance and fight against corruption were discussed at a meeting Tuesday between Minister of Public Service, Governance and fight Against Corruption Kamel Ayadi and U.S. ambassador to Tunisia Daniel Rubinstein.
Parliament Approves Non-Double Taxation Protocol Between Tunisia and Luxembourg
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis, -The House of People's Representatives (HPR) has approved at a plenary session on Tuesday the protocol signed on July 8, 2014 in Brussels on the amendment to the agreement signed in Luxembourg between Tunisia and the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg (March 1996) to avoid double taxation and fight against tax evasion.
HPR Authorises State to Subscribe to Capital of 'Africa50 Infrastructure Fund'
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -The House of the People's Representatives (HPR) has adopted at a plenary session on Tuesday a draft law on authorisation of the state to subscribe to the capital of the "Africa50 Infrastructure Fund".
HPR Approves Saudi Loan Agreement to Fund Power Plant in Mornaguia
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis, -The House of People's Representatives (HPR) approved at a plenary session Tuesday a loan agreement signed on December 22, 2015 by Tunisia and the Saudi Fund for Development to fund the power plant project in Mornaguia.
Tunisia 'Distressed' By Situation in Syrian City of Aleppo
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis, -Tunisia is "distressed" by the situation in the Syrian city of Aleppo, Minister of Foreign Affairs Khemaies Jhinaoui said on Tuesday.
Bartolone - Security Is Necessary to Attract Tourists, Investors and Decision-Makers
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -"Security is necessary to attract once more tourists, investors and decision-makers," affirmed Friday French National Assembly President Claude Bartolone.
Arab NGOs Warn Against 'Regional Media Freedom Mechanism' Project
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -Seventeen Arab Human Rights Organisations, including Tunisian organisations, denounced the establishment of a "Regional Media Freedom Mechanism in the Arab region", under the League of the Arab States.
Twinning Between Tunisia-France-Italy Parliaments Launched
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -A twinning project between the parliamentary assemblies of Tunisia, France and Italy was launched, Friday in Tunis.
Travel Agencies Explore New Products in Turkey
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Istanbul -Turkish airlines plans to increase the number of its flights from Tunis, to 3 flights daily, against 2 presently, to move from 14 flights to 21 flights a week, according to Huzefe Akhan, marketing official in Turkish Airlines Tunisia.
'Success of Democratic Transition in Tunisia, Result of Compromise and Mutual Concessions' - Mehdi Mabrouk
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis, -"The success of democratic transition in Tunisia is the result of political compromise and mutual concessions," said Thursday Mehdi Mabrouk, sociology professor and director of the Arab Centre of Research and Political Studies (French: CAREP) during a Tunisian-Belgian colloquium on "the art of governing by compromise."
Olympics 2016 - Tunisia in Group 'A' Along France, Denmark, Croatia, Qatar and Argentina
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -Tunisia will play as part of group "A" along France, Denmark, Croatia, Qatar and Argentina, according to the draws for the Rio de Janeiro Handball Olympics (August 5-21) carried out, Friday in Sao Paulo.
Public Consultation On Administrative Modernisation Strategy Launched
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -A public consultation on the administrative modernisation strategy for the 2016-2020 period was launched, Monday, at the initiative of the Ministry of Civil Service, Governance and Anti-corruption Fight.
It Is Time to Finish With Inertia and Dependency, Says Utica Chair On Labour Day
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -It is time to finish with inertia and the culture of dependency and absenteeism and stand up to those who prevent others from working and impede the smooth functioning of public utilities, said Chair of the Tunisian Confederation of Industry, Trade and Handicrafts (UTICA) Wided Bouchamaoui.
Labour Day - Tunisia Needs to Recover Value of Labour (Utap President)
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -Tunisia needs, in this critical period, to recover the value of labour said, on Sunday, Abdelmajid Ezzar, President of the Tunisian Union of Agriculture and Fishery.
British Wallace Wins 3rd Tunisian Golf Open
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -British Matt Wallace won the 3rd Tunisian Golf Open, Sunday, in Sousse.
Oscar-Winner Cate Blanchett Appointed UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Geneva -Oscar winner Cate Blanchett has been appointed a global Goodwill Ambassador for UNHCR, the United Nations' Refugee Agency announced.
African Women's Club Championship - CF Carthage to Play Al Ahly of Egypte At Final
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -CF Carthage qualified for the final of the African Women's Club Championship (senior women's) after beating Kenya's of Pipeline 3-1 (21-25, 31-29, 25-23, 25-15), on Friday evening in Sidi Bousaid. CF Carthage will play, on Saturday, Al Ahly of Egypte at the final.
Handball Championship - EspĂ©rance Win Title, US Gremda and Ash Ariana in National 'B'
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -EspĂ©rance Sportive de Tunis won Tunisia's handball championship, after beating EM Mahdia 30 - 25, at Tunisia's handball last day championship played on Saturday in Tunis.