7th edition of Carthage Music Festival kicks off

The 7th edition of the Carthage Music Festival (JMC) kicked off on Saturday evening at the Tunis City of Culture and will run until December 23. The opening show was performed by Africa Precussions, Jihed Khmiri and Paco and Mohamed Jouini and the group ”AYTMA,” along with visual artist Laurenez Theinert. JMC offers this year an innovative approach to performance […]

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More than 21,000 people displaced by floods in Malaysia – state media

More than 21,000 people have been displaced from their homes due to flooding caused by torrential rains in Malaysia, state news agency Bernama said on Sunday. Perak was the latest state to be hit by floods, with flooding worsening in six other states. “Altogether, more than 21,000 people had been evacuated from their flooded homes to relief centres by noon,” […]

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INLTP launches National Referral Mechanism for victims of trafficking in persons

The National Authority against Trafficking in Persons (French: INLTP) announced at a regional conference held Wednesday in Tunis the launch of a National Referral Mechanism (NRM) for victims of trafficking in persons in Tunisia. President of the INLTP Raoudha Laadidi said in he remarks this mechanism is a major achievement, after the development of strategies and action plans. She spoke […]

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Arabic Calligraphy on List of UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Its inscription was decided by the Intangible Cultural Heritage Committee of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), which met from 13 to 18 December to examine 55 new applications for inscription submitted by States Parties. The inscription of Arabic calligraphy was submitted as part of a joint application filed with UNESCO by 16 Arab countries including the […]

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Arabic calligraphy to be inscribed on Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage

The Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH), has decided to inscribe the “Arts of Arabic calligraphy: skills, knowledge and practices” on its Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. A joint Arab nomination submitted in 2020 will be presented at the ICH’s 16th session that will be held online from December 13 to […]

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Project to prevent floods at D2 low zone in Bizerte Canal kicks off

The project to prevent floods at D2 low zone in Bizerte canal kicked off Tuesday, in the presence of Minister of Agriculture Mahmoud Elyes Hamza and Ambassador of Japan in Tunis Shinsuke Shimizu. Japan funds this project with a TND 200 million credit, granted by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). This project is part of efforts to protect the […]

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