Tunis Events Calendar: Week of December 23-29, 2019

Main photo: A canal opening to the Mediterranean sea in La Goulette, October 26, 2019. Photo by Fadil Aliriza.

Tunis Events Calendar: Week of December 23-29, 2019

Monday, December 23, 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 23:

10:00 – Parliament’s Defense and Security Committee is meeting to establish a work calendar, according to Marsad Majles, the parliamentary watchdog project of NGO Al Bawsala.

10:00 – Parliament’s Committee investigating the deadly bus crash in Amdoun that occurred in early December is meeting to establish its methodology, according to Marsad Majles, the parliamentary watchdog project of NGO Al Bawsala.

14:30 – Parliament’s Committee for Administrative Reform, Good Governance, Anti-Corruption and Oversight of Public Finance Management is holding a meeting to assess its work program going forward, according to Marsad Majles, the parliamentary watchdog project of NGO Al Bawsala.

Wednesday, December 25:

9:00 – The Tunisian Union of Agriculture and Fishing (UTAP) is calling for a protest in front of the agriculture ministry to denounce the price collapse for olive oil and the state’s lack of intervention to protect olive producers.

18:00 – The Tunisian Association of Statistical Engineers is holding a general assembly. Registration in advance is requested. Location: Aquatic Restaurant, Lac.

Thursday, December 26:

9:00 – A pan-African conference on tax justice and illicit capital flows is being hosted by the Tunisian Observatory of Economy. Registration in advance is requested. Location: Hotel Africa.

9:00 – Parliament’s Committee for Youth, Cultural Affairs, Education, and Scientific Research is holding a meeting to establish a methodology for the committee as well as to examine a bill looking to preserve Arab monuments, according to Marsad Majles, the parliamentary watchdog project of NGO Al Bawsala.

14:00 – Presentation of a study on resources available to female victims of violence who are HIV positive, by the Association Tunisienne De Prévention Positive. Location: 9, rue 7444, Aredh Hrichi, Manar I.