North Africa

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

AAM partnered with Hannibal TV – one of Tunisia’s largest television channels – to host a town hall discussion focused on the role of civil society in Tunisia’s democratic transition.  The event brought audience members from across Tunisia together with civil society activists, experts, and government officials to discuss the importance of civil society organizations (CSOs) in a post-Ben Ali Tunisia, and the successes and challenges they’ve faced since the revolution.

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Monday, May 14, 2012

AAM partnered with Mosaique FM to host a town hall discussion on Tunisia’s youth unemployment crisis. The event broadcast live on Mosaique FM and connected audiences in the coastal city of Nabeul and the rural city of Syliana.

The timely discussion covered topics such as:

Friday, June 22, 2012

AAM partnered with leading Tunisian channel Attounsia TV to host a town hall discussion on minority rights. The event provided a forum for minority-group representatives from across the country to voice their concerns directly to government officials and civil society leaders.

Thursday, September 6, 2012

AAM partnered with leading independent television station Attounsia to host a town hall discussion on women’s rights in Tunisia.

The event provided a forum for citizens and civil society activists to debate the state of women’s rights in Tunisia, and the policies of the governing Islamist Ennahda party. 

Panelists included:

Monday, September 24, 2012

AAM partnered with Shems FM for a town hall connecting individuals in Sidi Bouzid, birthplace of the Arab Spring, with others in the coastal city of Sfax to discuss the contentious relationship between Tunisia’s security forces and protesters.

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Monday, January 21, 2013

AAM partnered with Radio Mosaique FM to host a town hall discussion exploring Tunisian identity in a post-revolution society. The event took place one day after the second anniversary of the revolution that ousted longtime president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali.

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

AAM partnered with Radio Shems FM to host a town hall discussion on Tunisia’s ongoing political crisis. The event connected audiences from the interior towns of Gafsa and Kasserine with political leaders in Tunis to discuss the intense conflict between the governing Ennahda party and the opposition, and its impact on citizens’ desire to engage in the political process.

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

AAM partnered with Radio Mosaique FM to host a town hall discussion exploring ways to foster entrepreneurship among young Tunisians.

The event connected audiences in the coastal city of Sfax — a growing hub for entrepreneurship — and the industrial city of Zeghouan, to discuss the challenges and opportunities for young entrepreneurs in Tunisia today.

Tunisia's Political Crisis - A Radio Documentary

Friday, November 29, 2013

AAM partnered with leading Tunisian radio station Shems FM to host a town hall discussion on the country’s ongoing political deadlock and its impact on Tunisians’ daily lives. The event brought together studio audiences in Tunis, Medenine (in southern Tunisia), and the northern city of Beja. Listeners also phoned into the talk program from around the country. 

Panelists included:

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