Source: International Trade Centre |

New boost for the Tunisian textile and apparel industry

44 small businesses made international business transactions, and 586 new contracts were signed, leading to a $45 million increase in export value

As ITC begins a new phase of its work with Tunisia’s clothing industry, we’ll be working directly with businesses to introduce digital systems and more sustainable processes. Using circular production essentially produces zero waste. That’s better for the environment, and gives a competitive edge for companies seeking to ease consumer…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of The State of Qatar |

Tunisian President Receives Credentials of Qatar's Ambassador

HE the Ambassador conveyed the greetings of HH the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al- Thani to HE the President of the Republic of Tunisia

HE President Kais Saied of the sisterly Republic of Tunisia has received the credentials of HE Zayed bin Saeed Al Kumait Al Khayarin as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the State of Qatar to the Republic of Tunisia. HE the Ambassador conveyed the greetings of HH the Amir Sheikh Tamim…

Source: The World Bank Group |

World Bank Appoints New Country Director for the Maghreb and Malta

Mr. Ndiaye will lead the World Bank's strategic partnerships in the Maghreb and Malta and oversee a financing portfolio of $11.5 billion

The World Bank announces Mr. Ahmadou Moustapha Ndiaye as the new Country Director for the Maghreb and Malta. He succeeds Mr. Jesko Hentschel, who has served in the position for the last five years. Mr. Ndiaye will lead the World Bank's engagements with the governments of Algeria, Libya, Malta, Morocco,…

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Dig deep to aim high: how to use mining to unlock Mauritania’s potential (By Malinne Blomberg)

The Bank’s financial support goes hand in hand with a strong commitment to the country's compliance with environmental and social standards

By Malinne Blomberg These are exciting times in Mauritania. This nation connecting West and  North Africa is transforming its economy through mining, green hydrogen, and natural gas. During the campaign for presidential elections, held on June 29, President Ould Ghazouani announced he would scale up the mining industry if re-elected. Here…

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The Arab Africa Trade Bridges (AATB) Concludes its 4th Board of Governors Meeting with Landmark Agreements to Enhance Arab African Trade and Cooperation

Milestone Agreements Forge New Paths in African-Arab Trade Relations

The Arab Africa Trade Bridges (AATB) Program announces the successful conclusion of its 4th Board of Governors (BoG) Meetings, held alongside with the Tunisia Africa Business Meeting (TABM) from 2 July 2024, in Tunis, Tunisia. This event marks a milestone in advancing trade, economic cooperation, and regional integration between Africa…

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Radisson Hotel Group debuts in the heart of Tunisia’s capital city, Tunis

Radisson Hotel Tunis City Center provides guests with everything to ensure a balanced and comfortable stay

Radisson Hotel Group (www.RadissonHotels.com) is proud to announce its debut in Tunis with the opening of Radisson Hotel Tunis City Center (http://apo-opa.co/4cTxOrE). Nestled in the heart of Tunisia’s bustling capital city, Radisson Hotel Tunis City Center offers easy access to some of the city’s top attractions such as Al-Zaytuna Mosque,…

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The Arab Africa Trade Bridges (AATB) Concludes its 4th Board of Governors Meeting with Landmark Agreements to Enhance Arab African Trade and Cooperation

Milestone Agreements Forge New Paths in African-Arab Trade Relations

The Arab Africa Trade Bridges (AATB) Program announces the successful conclusion of its 4th Board of Governors (BoG) Meetings, held alongside with the Tunisia Africa Business Meeting (TABM) from 2 July 2024, in Tunis, Tunisia. This event marks a milestone in advancing trade, economic cooperation, and regional integration between Africa…

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The Arab Africa Trade Bridges (AATB) Program Partners with Tunisia Africa Business Meeting to Drive Economic Growth and Food Security

Strategic Discussions to Enhance Trade and Economic Cooperation Between Arab and African Nations

The 4th Meeting of the Arab-Africa Trade Bridges (AATB) Board of Governors (BoG) alongside the 11th Meeting of the AATB Executive Committee (EC) will take place on July 1-2, 2024, in Tunis, Republic of Tunisia. In addition, AATB will be a strategic partner and sponsor the Tunisia Africa Business Meetings…

Source: Islamic Development Bank Institute (IsDBI) |

Islamic Development Bank Institute Concludes Training for Staff of Libyan Financial Institutions

The programs were for staff of Libyan financial institutions, organized as a part of an IsDBI technical assistance grant for capacity building in Islamic finance for the Ministry of Finance of Libya

The Islamic Development Bank Institute (IsDBI) (https://IsDBInstitute.org/) organized two training programs on “Introduction to Islamic Finance” and "Islamic Finance Shari’ah and Accounting Standards", delivered during the period 19-30 May 2024 in Tunis, Tunisia. The programs were for staff of Libyan financial institutions, organized as a part of an IsDBI technical…

Source: Human Rights Watch (HRW) |

Tunisia: Deepening Civil Society Crackdown

Authorities Target Refugee and Migrant Rights Groups, Activists and Journalists

Update May 17, 2024: On May 16, Saadia Mosbah and at least two people connected to Terre d'Asile Tunisie (Land of Asylum Tunisia) appeared before a judge and were placed in pretrial detention.  Tunisian authorities have arrested at least nine people amid escalating government actions in recent weeks to muzzle free…