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Gafsa: Consultations on Transforming Natural Resources into an Engine of Development

2020-04-13T13:12:21+01:00November 26th, 2019|Mushawarat|

Gafsa: Consultations on Transforming Natural Resources into an Engine of Development   “We are only used to hearing that Tunisia loses billions when production stops for days, but we do not see one billion when production lasts years without interruption." Citizen from mining basin of Gafsa.   General Framework Weak Development Indicators and Production in [...]

قفصة : مشاورات لتحويل الثروات الطبيعية إلى قاطرة للتنمية

2020-04-13T13:10:20+01:00November 25th, 2019|Mushawarat|

قفصة : مشاورات لتحويل الثروات الطبيعية إلى قاطرة للتنمية   " فقط تعودنا على سماع أن تونس تخسر المليارات عندما يتوقف الإنتاج أياما، ولكن لا نرى مليارا واحدا عندما يستمر الإنتاج سنوات دون انقطاع“. مواطن من الحوض المنجمي الإطار العام: مؤشرات تنمية ضعيفة وإنتاج في تراجع تُعدّ قفصة أكبر منطقة منتجة للفسفاط في تونس، ويتركّز [...]

Al-Khansa Brigade: The Feminine Lethal Weapon of ISIS

2020-07-19T19:15:14+01:00October 18th, 2019|Reading Corner|

Author: Nabil Barkati One of the global challenges that we are facing increasingly and in need to be understood and combat is terrorism. Countering and preventing violent extremism oblige(s) us to study many variables and aspects; not only the messaging that creates the pull factors, but the whole dynamic creating sometimes a hype behind [...]

Background Note – Tackling Youth Radicalization through Inclusion in Post-Revolutionary Tunisia.

2019-10-16T12:17:04+01:00October 16th, 2019|Tackling Youth Radicalization through Inclusion in Post-Revolutionary Tunisia|

The widespread assumption that any political change can only come with the assistance of a super power was contradicted when an up-rise in Tunisia toppled a regime that reigned for over twenty-three years. The world was taken aback by these events in a country that “seemed the best in the class: stable, presentably secular, engaged [...]

انتخابات – الفوارق الجديدة

2020-03-17T14:18:37+01:00October 3rd, 2019|Reading Corner|

ان كان هناك خلاصة يجب استنتاجها من انتخابات 2019 فهي أنه ليس من الصعب التنبؤ بنتائجها، فالرغبة بإحداث تغيير سياسي بعد 2011 تلاشي بسبب الوضع الاقتصادي والسياسي المتردي والغير المستقر، إلى جانب العديد من الاحداث الاجتماعية والسياسية التي اثرت على مسار تونس ما بعد الثورة. الفوارق بين الأجيال إن أثبتت هذه الانتخابات شيئًا ما، فسيكون [...]

Elections of Emerging New Differences

2020-03-17T14:20:58+01:00October 3rd, 2019|Reading Corner|

One conclusion should strictly be derived from the results of the Tunisian presidential elections: there is nothing unpredictable about the outcomes. The excitement of bringing about political change after 2011, has subsided due to unstable economy and confusing politics. Many factors have contributed to the buildup of this new political scene. Various elements impacted the [...]

De-radicalization and The Return of Tunisia Foreign Fighters: Tunisian Media Outlets are in Deep Water

2020-06-22T16:56:17+01:00September 22nd, 2019|Reading Corner|

When discussing the Tunisian media coverage on terrorism, this is how it has been described as; “Difficult”, “altered” and “unrealistic”. Covering the subject of “De-radicalization” and the allegedly Tunisian terrorists coming back from the conflict zones has proved to be a real headache for the Tunisian media outlets. And, all interviewed experts have confirmed the [...]

Déradicalisation et combattants revenants en Tunisie : la difficile couverture médiatique

2020-07-03T11:38:45+01:00September 22nd, 2019|Reading Corner|

Auteur: Sana Sbouaï "Difficile", "prise en otage", "sans réels fondements factuels"... la couverture médiatique de la déradicalisation et de la situation des Tunisiens présumés terroristes revenants de l'étranger, est un casse-tête pour les médias tunisiens. Toutes les personnes interrogées répondent unanimement et témoignent de la difficulté à informer sur ces questions. "Je suis curieux de [...]

The Justice system’s approach towards convicted violent extremists in Tunisia

2020-02-10T12:09:32+01:00September 20th, 2019|Reports, Tackling Youth Radicalization through Inclusion in Post-Revolutionary Tunisia|

Author: Wathek Ltifi Tunisia’s fight against terrorism is being carried on multiple fronts. Prisons and rehabilitation institutions are one of the paramount environments that proved on myriad of accounts to be fragile and sensitive source of violent extreme behaviors. Since Tunisia started accepting foreign fighters back from conflict zones there are two major problems [...]