Video: Prospects for Pluralism Post-Arab Spring: Does Tunisia Suggest a Way Forward? — – Global Centre for Pluralism, Canada

Pluralism Forums – Global Centre for Pluralism Published on 23 Oct 2015 October 22, 2015, “Prospects for Pluralism Post-Arab Spring: Does Tunisia Suggest a Way Forward?” The Global Centre for Pluralism’s Forum featured former Prime Minister of Tunisia, His Excellency Mehdi Jomaa and Vice-President for Studies at Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and former Foreign…

Tunisia Nobel Peace Prize resonates across Middle East — Al Monitor com

Democracy activists across the Middle East are taking solace in the Nobel recognition for Tunisia’s Jasmine Revolution while their own Arab Spring dreams remain unfulfilled. Protesters from Tunisia’s poor rural heartlands chant slogans during a demonstration by the prime minister’s office in Tunis, Jan. 23, 2011. (photo by REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra) Political reformers from Morocco to…

Civil society groups recognised: Will Tunisia’s Nobel Prize be an inspiration?

Al Jazeera English Published on 9 Oct 2015 Civil society groups have been recognised for steering the country towards democracy.Presenter: Martine Dennis Guests: Amina Zena, journalist, Tunisia National Radio Christopher Thornton, Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue Nicholas Noe, Editor-in-Chief of Mideastwire.com Subscribe to our channel ***** Related posts on PBSJ Blog: His Highness the Aga Khan…

Home Ground: Contemporary Art from the Barjeel Art Foundation — Aga Khan Museum org |He brought us the Arab Spring, live. Now he’s bringing art — The Star com

Jul 25 2015 to Jan 3 2016 Pushing boundaries, testing limits: this powerful exhibition from the Barjeel Art Foundation, Sharjah, UAE runs the gamut from photography to installation, sculpture to painting, and more. Experience the work of 12 Arab artists who examine how private life is shaped by current political events. Featuring some of the…

"Religion is God’s, but democracy belongs to everyone!" | Six lessons learned from Tunisia’s recent elections — Qantara de article which says Tunisia is ahead of other Arab countries| (Read in Deutsch and Arabic languages)

***** Read this article in Deutsch (German language) Politische Perspektiven nach dem Arabischen Frühling| “Die Religion ist Gottes, die Demokratie aber gehört allen!” ***** Read this article in Arabic language “إسلاميون وديمقراطيون عرب”: دروس من تونس للنخب العربية والغربية دروس التجربة التونسية: سقوط أساطير “الاستثناء العربي” ***** The most recent elections in Tunisia have made…

The Mark of Democracy – A Fact Check for Tunisia – Three years after the Arab Spring, An analysis —- The Bertelsmann Stiftung Press Release

Tunisia’s interim president, Moncef Marzouki, presents his country’s new constitution on January 27, 2014, following its signing at the National Constituent Assembly in Tunis. Photo: ddp images/ZUMA On Thursday, June 19, the Bertelsmann Stiftung will be welcoming German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier and Tunisian Prime Minister Mehdi Jomaa to the Germany – Tunisia conference in…

Noam Chomsky interview: Sykes-Picot is failing — IOA Org

American author and professor Noam Chomsky was in Beirut to give a commencement speech and accept an honorary degree at the American University of Beirut. Al-Akhbar interviewed this critic of American imperialism about the ongoing conflict in Syria, Edward Snowden, and what is left of the “Arab Spring.” “snip” The most successful was Latin America….

Pictures from Cairo: A Revolution Tells its Own Story – Goethe de article on ‘Cairo Open City’ photo collection exhibition in City of Essen,Germany

While the media are presently focussed on civil war-plagued Syria, the exhibition Cairo. Open City at the Folkwang Museum Essen tells of the upheavals in Egypt. The images are not merely bearers of information, but also objects of study. By Lisa Mayerhöfer Protesters on Tahrir Square on 8 April 2011 (Photo: Mosa’ab Elshamy) Images of…

260 German companies are active in Tunisia providing 50,000 jobs: Tunisia can serve as model for en­tire re­gion, says Gudrun Kopp

13.07.2012 TUNIS – Gudrun Kopp, Parliamentary State Secretary in the Fed­er­al Ministry for Economic Co­op­er­a­tion and De­vel­op­ment, today concluded her five-day visit to Tunisia. It was in Tunisia that the Arab Spring began. So her visit’s main purpose was to gain comprehensive insights into the situation in the country along the road to democracy and…