By Zied Mhirsi | Feb 21 2013afdb , central bank , JHU-SAIS , John Hopkins University , mustapha kamel nabli ,
The African Studies Program at JHU-SAIS is hosting an important event co-sponsored with Tunisian American Young Professionals (TAYP) and the Project on Middle East Democracy (POMED). The event is entitledÂ â€œTunisia: Are Economic Decline and Political Violence Prevailing?â€ and panelists includeÂ Mustapha Kamel Nabli, former governor of the Central Bank of Tunisia,Â Emanuele Santi, principal country economist of Tunisia at the Â African Development Bank, Stephen McChirney, executive project director on Middle East Democracy, andÂ Alexis Arieff, analyst in the African Affairs Congressional Research Services.
The panelists aim to give an overview on the situation in Tunisia, two years into its democratic transition, with the idea that Tunisia is experiencing a strong economic decline and a sharp increase in violence. What is the outlook for the difficult construction of a â€œnew Tunisia?â€ The event will be moderated byÂ Daniele Moro from the African Studies department at Johns Hopkins University SAIS.
Live streaming of the event will be available on this link live from Washington DC – 5:30 p.m. Eastern Time / 23h30 Tunis Time: If the link does not work you can copy paste this link: Â http://webcast.jhu.edu/Mediasite/Play/609397e9b20f43b8a23dfb639c66097e1d