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CSID Democracy and Civic Education Programs
 
Since 2005, CSID began working on a training manual which would explain the complex theories of Islam and democracy in terms that an average citizen would understand and be able to put into practice. These citizenship education workshops entitled the “Islam and Democracy: Towards an Effective Citizenship” target Tunisians of all backgrounds. The main goal of these workshops is to merge the principles and provisions of Islam with the foundations and rules of democracy through a horizontal pedagogical model.  The training manual was drafted in cooperation with Street Law Inc., a US-based NGO which has been working for more than 40 years in developing educational curricula to define the values of justice and democracy all over the world.

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National Dialogue on the constitution and consolidating democracy
 

 

Between July 2012 and January 2013, CSID-Tunisia organized one national dialogue conference on the constitution, and eight workshops to bridge the gap between the various decisions makers and policy makers on key issues related to the new constitution.

During our National Dialogue Conference, held on July 6-7, 2012, and attended by over 200 participants (from the National Constituent Assembly (ACN), various political parties, and civil society), we identified six controversial and divisive issues on which serious and deep divisions exist or may arise.

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Washington Celebrates the Landmark New Tunisian Constitution
 

Washington Celebrates the Landmark New Tunisian Constitution

Tunisian parliamentarians, senior U.S. officials, diplomats, Middle East experts, media representatives, and a wide array of friends of Tunisia gathered on February 25th, 2014, at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington DC to celebrate the country's historic constitution. The banquet, hosted by the Center for the Study of Islam and Democracy (CSID) and the National Council on U.S.-Arab relations, commemorated the adoption on January 26, 2014 of one of the Arab world's most progressive constitutions, with unprecedented guarantees of freedom of religion and women's rights.

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New CSID Report - National Dialogue on the New Constitution
 

Dear Friends and Colleagues:

Ye are pleased to present to you this NEW REPORT on the activities and debates (both public and private) organized by CSID-Tunisia in the past 7 months in order to encourage national dialogue and build a national consensus on the new constitution in Tunisia, which will hopefully have almost unanimous consent and support from all Tunisians, no matter what their political, religious, or cultural opinions and affiliations are.

Click here to download the report in English and here in Arabic.

Statement Against Violence in Tunisia
 

In the Name of God, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful,

Public Statement


For Defending Social Harmony and Protecting the Democratic Transition from Violence


Our country is passing through a delicate stage of our history with both hope and optimism, as well as fear of the potential risks of violence and extremism that could lead to the  failure of the revolution and the abortion of the democratic transition.  The Tunisian people, and all of the free people who supported the revolution and uphold democratic values, eagerly wish to witness the success of the Tunisian revolution in achieving its sacred objectives of implementing a democratic political system based on justice, human rights, freedom, and dignity.

 

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Roadmap for Successful Elections in Tunisia
 

CSID National Dialogue on the Elections:

Conditions for Successful Elections in Tunisia

Six months after the Tunisian revolution and the removal of the dictator, the political scene finds itself in full election mode, with every political party scrambling to attract as many voters as possible before the October 23 elections for the Constituent Assembly. In this context, voters find themselves frustrated with the low level of productive discourse ensuing between parties, and are being put off from the process in significant numbers.

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