Main photo: Wall of a diving club in Monastir, March 2017. Photo by Ouiem Chettaoui.
Tunis Events Calendar: Week of June 17, 2019 – June 23, 2019
Monday, June 17, 2019
Tunis – Meshkal news team
Meshkal has compiled a calendar of political, cultural, and economic events taking place in Tunis this week. No events included appear to require an entry fee.
Monday, June 17:
9:00 to 16:00 – UTICA is scheduled to hold a one-day conference on public-private partnerships. Location: Movenpick Hotel Lac.
9:00? – Parliament’s Committee for Industry, Energy, Natural Resources, Infrastructure and Environment is scheduled to hold a “meeting”, according to the official parliamentary website.
9:00? – Parliament’s Committee for the Martyrs and Wounded of the Revolution, the Application of the law on is scheduled to hold a “meeting”, according to the official parliamentary website
18:30 – Screening of the documentary short “Voix” which looks at female minority groups in Tunisia. Screening will be followed by a debate including MP Bochra Bel Haj Hmida, Nidhal Jourdi, a representative of the Tunis office of the UN High Commission on Human Rights, and Yamina Thabet, President of the Association Tunisienne de Soutien des Minorités (ATSM). Location: Institut français de Tunisie.
Tuesday, June 18:
18:00 – Opening of an exhibition “Italy seen through the eyes of Tunisians,” by the Photo Club of Tunis Association. The exhibition will be open to the public from 10:00 to 18:00 Monday through Saturday until June 30. Location: Italian Institute of Culture (IIC), 80, Avenue Mohamed V
Wednesday, June 19:
8:30 to 13:00 – Tunisian Business confederation Conect is holding a non-descript event entitled “Partnership for Tunisia’s Digital Transformation” together with the Center For International Private Enterprise (CIPE). Registration required here. Location Hotel Acropole Tunis, Lac 1
9:00 to 17:30 – Beginning of a two-day “International symposium” entitled “Terrorism: between the global and the local” hosted by Centre d’Etudes et de Recherche Economiques et Sociales (CERES). Location: 3 rue de l’Assistance, Cité El Khadhra, 1003 Tunis, Tunisia
17:00 – Debate on the topic of “Algeria and Sudan: New waves of democratic change or shattered dreams?” hosted by the Project on Middle East Democracy (POMED). Registration required, registration form available here. Location: Majestic Hotel.
Thursday, June 20:
9:00 to 17:30 – Continuation of a two-day “International symposium” entitled “Terrorism: between the global and the local” hosted by Centre d’Etudes et de Recherche Economiques et Sociales (CERES). Location: 3 rue de l’Assistance, Cité El Khadhra, 1003 Tunis, Tunisia
9:00 to 13:00 – A “study day” discussing the topic: “Individual freedoms between reality and law: where are we?” hosted by Article 19, Euromed Rights, Aswat Nissa, and AFTURD (L’Association des Femmes Tunisiennes pour la Recherche sur le Développement). Location: Hotel Mechtel Golden Tulip.
9:00 to 13:00 – Workshop on the topic of the challenges of political participation faced by those with disabilities hosted by the NGO Ibsar. Participation requires advance notice by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone call to 29180780. Location: Hana International hotel.
15:00 to 18:00 – Discussion on “Climate Migration in Tunisia?” hosted by RAJ Tunisie. Location: Hotel Majestic.
17:00 – Launch of a two-day Tunisia Investment Forum, hosted by FIPA, the Tunisian state’s Foreign Investment Promotion Agency. Registration required, registration form available here. Location: Laico Hotel.
17:30 – Seminar (in French) on the topic of “Christian Religious training in Morocco: the birth of new religious entrepreneurs” presented by researcher Sophie Bava. Location: Institut de Recherche sur le Maghreb Contemporain (IRMC)
Friday, June 21:
9:00 to 18:00 – Continuation of a two-day Tunisia Investment Forum, hosted by FIPA, the Tunisian state’s Foreign Investment Promotion Agency. Registration required, registration form available here. Location: Laico Hotel.
9:30 to 14:00 – Award ceremony for the partners of the Onshor project, which claims it aims to stimulate the distribution of public information. Registration required before June 19 at the following link.
21:00 – Musical reading on the topic of “Philosophical tastings: Childhood.” Location: Institut français de Tunisie.
Saturday, June 22:
9:30 – Presentation of the book “De L’Islam d’hier et d’aujourd’hui” by Mohamed Cherif Ferjani. Location: National library of Tunisia, Boulevard du 9-Avril 1938 1008 Tunis, 1006 Tunis, Tunisia