Tunis Events Calendar: Week of December 2-8, 2019

Main photo: Dates in Douz, October 3, 2019. Photo by George Gale.

Tunis Events Calendar: Week of December 2-8, 2019

Monday, December 2, 2019

Tunis – Meshkal news team

Every Monday, Meshkal compiles a calendar of political, cultural, and economic events taking place in Tunis for the week. No events included appear to require an entry fee. Some events are announced during the week and so may not be included at the time the events calendar is published.

Monday, December 2:

9:00 – Gathering on the topic of “Violence against women in the digital space” hosted by CREDIF.  Location: CREDIF

10:00 – Press conference by the Food and Environmental Sovereignty Observatory (OSAE) kicking off the opening of its annual “Food and Environmental Sovereignty Days” event.  This year’s theme will be on the topic of “Climate Change and Food Sovereignty: Same Enemies, Same Struggles.” A livestream of the press conference is available here. Location: 2, Rue Lucie Faure, Escalier A, 3rd floor 1000 Tunis.

18:30 –  A debate and book presentation is being held on the topic of AIDS and the rule of community. Location: Institut français de Tunisie.

Tuesday, December 3:

9:00 – A plenary (full) session of parliament is being held to discuss a law relating to the 2019 budget, according to the Facebook page of the parliamentary bloc of the Ennahdha party. Needed the official website of the Parliament nor its Facebook page appear to provide any details about the session.

9:00 – A workshop is being held to present the results of the study on violence against teenage girls.  Location: CREDIF

18:30 – A panel discussion is being held on the work of people with disabilities. Location: Institut français de Tunisie.

Wednesday, December 4:

8:00 – The UGTT is holding a workers rally in front of its headquarters to mark the anniversary of the assassination of Farhat Hached on December 5, 1952.

10:00 –  A book discussion is being held on the book “Society of Resistance,” presented by Qassim ElGharbi.  Location: CERES.

17:30 – A workshop is being held to discuss the history of  the Tunisian League of Human Rights (LTDH).  Location: IRMC

Friday, December 6:

15:30 – A march is being held under the slogan of “Let’s Change the System, Let’s Protect the Climate.”  The march is being organized by the Food and Environmental Sovereignty Observatory (OSAE) as part of its annual “Food and Environmental Sovereignty Days” event. Location: Bourguiba avenue, downtown Tunis.

Saturday, December 7:

14:30 – A daylong conference is being held to present the results of a study on brain drain in Tunisia. Hosted by the Konrad Adenauer Foundation and Tounes Al Fatet.  Location: Hotel Africa.