23rd - 26th June 2011

Exchange Forum Blog

A team of young EuroMed bloggers are participating at the Forum and writing their impression about it. Here below you can find their posts:

Kacem Jlidi , 5 years 6 weeks ago

Here we are almost 10 days since the cloture of the Tunis Exchange Forum; loads of cheerful emails from the participants are still filling our inboxes, a sign of the successful gathering.

Call me retarded, but frankly I am still digesting half the discussions...

Stephen Spillane , 5 years 7 weeks ago

Peace is a loaded word. It seems to imply the opposite of one thing - War. But should it mean more??

One of the speakers at the Tunis Forum believed that it should mean more, and I am convinced now of the same.

Just because peace exists dosen't mean...

Mohamed El Dahshan , 5 years 8 weeks ago

Are we an elitist group?

This question has seen a number of incarnations during the past few days, both inside and outside the formal sessions and discussion:

In the discussion on the role of social media and bloggers in bringing about societal trends...

Mohamed El Dahshan , 5 years 8 weeks ago

I'll admit I'm at least as excited about being in Tunisia itself as I am being at the Tunis Forum. Coming from Cairo, where visitors have been - and rightfully so - visiting with their eyes looking for "signs" of the revolution, it's a welcome change to be in the '...

Purple Life , 5 years 8 weeks ago

I've participated before in too many gatherings, too many meetings of civil society across the Mediterranean region. I won't deny that these kind of meetings are very useful in terms of networking, making face to face contact with people from different nationalities...

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Kacem Jlidi , 5 years 8 weeks ago

Here we are, just few hours before starting the Anna Lindh Foundation’s Tunis Exchange Forum and I wanted to take the time to bubble out some of my thoughts on this initiative as a young Tunisian.

In few hours, around 150 different resourceful people,...

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Stephen Spillane , 5 years 9 weeks ago

Its been over 12 months since the Anna Lindh Foundation's forum in Barcelona. A lot has changed in the Euromed region since then. We have seen unprecedented civil action across the region demanding change and getting it. We have since changes from Egypt to...