Category: Activities

The young shapers of Tunisia’s future: interview with Wala Kasmi, President of “Youth Decides”

JasmineFoundation – I firstly met her at JF Annual Conference last June as she contributed to the panel on the emerging tools of participatory democracy. She struck me with her straightforward thinking, eloquent speech, commanding charisma and outstanding public speaking skills. But perhaps more importantly, what really stood out for me was her clear vision

Roundtable: Promoting Start-Ups to Foster Employment

On Friday, 12 June 2015, The Jasmine Foundation for Research and Communication (JFRC) organized a roundtable on the importance of promoting startups to foster employment, at Ramada Plaza Hotel, Gammarth, Tunis. Representatives from the government and the parliament, the private sector and the civil society were present and took part in the discussions and proceedings

Roundtable organised by The Jasmine Foundation: “The role of Arab Diaspora in Democratic Transitions: Political and Economic Challenges”

“The role of Arab Diaspora in Democratic Transitions: Political and Economic Challenges”   Roundtable organised by The Jasmine Foundation for Research and Communication   In partnership with the European Research Council research programme WAFAW (When Authoritarianism Falls in the Arab World) 17 October 2014, Foundouq El-Attarine, Tunis   The Jasmine Foundation for Research and Communication

The Jasmine Foundation’s Youth and the Constitution Forum: CC FORUM

The Jasmine Foundation’s ‘CC FORUM’ (Youth and the Constitution Forum), a project supported by the United Nations Development Programme, organised its inaugural youth competition on 11 and 12 October. The activity, held in Hammamet, brought together 75 young people from the inner city area of Cite Ettadhamen in Tunis to present projects to improve youth

The First English Translation of the Tunisian Constitution by Jasmine Foundation

Jasmine Foundation for Research and Communication is pleased to present the first unofficial English translation of the new Tunisian constitution. Please don’t hesitate to comment and make suggestions. Click the link below to download the PDF version. The First English Translation of the Tunisian Constitution.PDF  Jasmine Foundation has been providing a daily follow-up of the

Summary of Day 17: Assembly Enters Final Discussions of Constitution

Monday’s plenary began in an atmosphere of hushed anticipation as the National Constituent Assembly glimpsed the end of its discussion of the draft constitution, which has been two years in the making. The public gallery was filled to near capacity as journalists, civil society representatives and members of the public came to witness what was

Summary of Day 15: Friday 17th January – Assembly approves New Constitutional Commissions to Strengthen Democratic Governance

The plenary commenced at 11am on Friday 17th January with continuation of the discussions around the powers of the Constitutional Court. The remaining articles 118 to 121 on the procedures for examination of the constitutionality of laws saw few disagreements and were adopted without amendments. A new article, proposed by Faycal Jadlaoui (Ettakattol Party) was