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Tunisia's fight against Aids hampered by widespread discrimination

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Guardian

Despite a comprehensive approach to combating HIV-Aids, ignorance about the disease pervades Tunisian society

Hamdi Sfaxi, who sells prayer rugs outside his local mosque in Tunis, has heard it all before. "If you're going to treat Aids," he says "you need to know where it came from. It didn't exist in the past. The first person to get Aids was a gay man who had sex with a monkey."

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Les partis politiques tunisiens parviennent à un accord exhaustif sur les règles de conduite lors du processus électoral

Signature le 22 juillet 2014 de la Charte d’Honneur pour des élections transparentes, démocratiques et justes

Le Centre pour le dialogue humanitaire (le Centre HD) partage la douleur du peuple tunisien face aux évènements du 17 juillet qui ont causé la mort de nombreux membres de l’Armée Nationale, et salue l’unité et la solidarité du peuple tunisien, des institutions, de tous les acteurs politiques et de la société civile.

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Tunisian political parties reach detailed agreement on appropriate conduct during the electoral process

The Charter of Honour for fair, transparent and democratic elections to be signed on 22 July 2014

The Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue (HD Centre) expresses its solidarity with Tunisian people over the events of 17 July in which many members of the Tunisian National Army lost their lives. The HD Centre praises the unity shown by the Tunisian people, institutions, political actors and civil society.

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Tunisia: Amend Draft Counterterrorism Law

Improves on 2003 Law, but Concerns Remain

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Libya: Civil Unrest Information Bulletin n° 2

This bulletin is being issued for information only, and reflects the current situation and details available at this time. The Tunisian Red Crescent, with the support of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and other partners, has determined that external assistance is not required, at this time and is therefore not seeking funding or other assistance from donors

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An Extra US$26.2 Million to Keep Water flowing to Towns and Cities in Tunisia

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World Bank

WASHINGTON, June 9, 2014 – The World Bank today announced US$26.2 million in additional financing for upgrading water supplies and services in the Greater Tunis area and other cities in Tunisia, as well as for improving the financial situation of the national water utility, Société Nationale d'Exploitation et de Distribution des Eaux (SONEDE). The Greater Tunis area has about 2.5 million inhabitants, roughly a quarter of the country’s population.

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West, North and Central Africa: Security Event Density Analysis (April 2014)

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Upcoming launch of truth commission hailed by UN as ‘step forward’ for Tunisia

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UN News Service

6 June 2014 – The United Nations has welcomed the upcoming launch of the Truth and Dignity Commission in Tunisia, calling it a step forward in addressing past human rights violations in the North African nation.

Tunisia will launch the Commission on 9 June at a seminar in the capital, Tunis, co-organized by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in the country, the UN Development Programme (UNDP), the International Centre for Transitional Justice and the Tunisian Ministry of Human Rights and Transitional Justice.

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The Tunisian Exception : Limits and Success of Consensus

To prevent a rerun of last year’s political crisis, Tunisia needs far-sighted political precautions that can preserve the national compromise beyond the 2014 elections.

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Strengthening rule of law key to ending crises in CAR and South Sudan

The head of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has called on international donors to bolster justice, security and rule of law for countries in conflict, singling out both South Sudan and the Central African Republic (CAR) for immediate attention.

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West, North and Central Africa: Security Event Density Analysis (April 2014)

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West, North and Central Africa: Security Event Density Analysis weighted by fatalities (April 2014)

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Nigeria + 27 others
West, North and Central Africa: Security Event Density Analysis (Mar 2014)

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RCA implements development programmes abroad

WAM ABU DHABI, 25th May, 2014 (WAM) -- The Higher Committee for Foreign Aid at the UAE Red Crescent Authority (RCA), has approved over AED 57.9 million to implement various development projects and programmes in a number of Arab and Foreign countries.

The move follows the directives of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler's Representative in the Western Region and Chairman of the Red Crescent Authority (RCA).

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West, North and Central Africa: Security Event Density Analysis (Feb 2014)

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West, North and Central Africa: Security Event Density Analysis (Jan 2014)

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