Kasserine: Information days around programme “JEUN’ESS”

Thala played host to information days on the programme “JEUN’ESS”, which aims to promote decent work for young people through the social and solidarity economy.   Funded to the tune of 9 million euros by the European Union (EU), the project is carried out by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) in association with the Ministry of Economy and Planning.   […]

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More than 1200 ha of forest cover damaged and 95% of fires are man-made

The governorate of Siliana has recorded 49 fires during the period from January 5 to August 18, 2022, including 22 wildfires, according to the latest statistics from the regional directorate of forests.   In a statement to TAP, head of the Directorate of Forestry in Siliana, Sabri Oualani said the forest cover damaged by wildfires has reached 1,236 ha stressing […]

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Macron’s representative for Francophonie inaugurates Lycée Français Victor Hugo, Alliance Francaise Djerba

Leïla Slimani, author and French President Emmanuel Macron’s personal representative for the Francophonie, inuagurated on the sidelines of the 18th Francophonie Summit the Lycée Français Victor Hugo and the Alliance Francaise Djerba.   Slimani paid tribute to the commitment of founder of the Groupe Scolaire Victor Hugo and President of Alliance Francaise Djerba Jamel Ben Achour , in the presence […]

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Francophonie Summit: Ministry of Higher Education and 3 universities in Quebec sign framework agreement

The Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research and three universities in Quebec, Canada signed a framework agreement on scientific research and innovation.   The signing took place at a forum on “societal challenges and scientific research issues in the Francophone space in the era of digitization,” held at the Tunisian Village of La Francophonie on Sunday, as part of […]

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Francophonie Summit: ELIFE technology centre inaugurated in Djerba

ELIFE technology centre in Erriadh, Djerba, was inaugurated Saturday by French Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs Catherine Colonna.   Created by the Tunisia Foundation for Development (FTD) and co-funded by the French Development Agency (AFD) and the European Union, this fourth centre set up in Djerba, after those in El Kef, Siliana and Béja, devised entrepreneurship and training programmes […]

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Francophonie Summit: Bouden proposes creation of investment fund to boost digitisation

Prime Minister Najla Bouden proposed that a recommendation on the creation of a Francophone investment fund should be adopted by the Djerba Francophonie Summit. This will help underpin digitisation in this common space with the financial contribution of multinationals.   Chairing a high-level debate on “Digitisation, a Priority Tool for the Francophonie,” the Premier laid emphasis on the importance of […]

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Djerba-Francophonie: Tunisia, Quebec sign partnership agreement to boost trade

The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Tunis (CCITUNIS), the Agency for the Promotion of Foreign Investment (FIPA Tunisia) and the Federation of Chambers of Commerce of Quebec (FCCQ) signed, on Sunday in Djerba, a memorandum of cooperation, to consolidate business ties and trade between Quebec and Tunisia.   The document was inked on the sidelines of the 18th Summit […]

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Fourth Economic Forum of the Francophonie starts in Djerba

The 4th Economic Forum of the Francophonie “FEF Djerba 2022” started Sunday in Djerba, in the presence of President Kais Saied and Secretary General of the International Organisation of the Francophonie (OIF), Louise Mushikiwabo.   Nearly 630 participants representing 35 French-speaking countries are taking part in this forum organised by the Foreign Investment Promotion Agency (FIPA-Tunisia), in partnership with the […]

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Economic Forum of Francophonie: Saied calls for innovative investments to support young entrepreneurs

President Kais Saied called Sunday in Djerba to consider ways to implement “innovative” investments to support entrepreneurship among young people in the Francophone space.   Speaking at the opening of the 4th edition of the Economic Forum of the Francophonie held from 20 to 21 November 22, on the theme “For a Shared Growth in the Francophone Space,” Saied emphasised […]

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Francophonie Summit: works resume

Works of the Francophonie Summit (November 19-20 in Djerba) resume Sunday with attendance of 31 heads of state and government of the International Organisation of La Fancophonie (OIF) member states, over 35 foreign ministers and Francophonie ministers as well as representatives of regional and international organisations.   The Djerba Declaration will be released at the close of the meeting; it […]

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Francophonie Summit (second day): President Kaïs Saïed chairs opening session

President of the Republic Kaïs Saïed Sunday chaired in Djerba the opening session of the second day of the 18th Francophonie Summit.   “Women and Youth: Priority Objectives of the Francophonie” is the central theme, the Presidency of the Republic said.   The Djerba Declaration will be released at the close of proceedings; it will contain decisions to be made […]

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PM meets with Bulgaria’s Vice-President

Prime Minister Najla Bouden, Sunday, met with Bulgarian Vice-President Iliana Yotova, on the sidelines of the Francophonie Summit, which takes place on November 19 and 20 in Djerba.   Both officials stressed the need to boost bilateral cooperation, especially in the economic field. Bouden called for developing partnerships in the fields of higher education, education, vocational training and the exchange […]

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