We are pleased to announce the launch of the Open and Collaborative Science in Development Network (OCSDNet) and the public Call for Concept Notes on case studies that explore the linkages between Open Science and development initiatives.
Monastir (Tunisia), 12th to 17th July 2012
We invite you to join us in Monastir, from the 12th to the 17th of July, where we will launch together the process towards the World Social Forum 2013.
CCD held the fourth training workshop on political education for university students in Al Fayoum, in cooperation with the German organization Hanns Seidel Foundation. The workshop has been held in July 26 - 28, 2011. the workshop aims at educating youth politically and raising awareness and making them more active in political life especially in the current circumstances, which witnesses transition from dictatorship to democracy. The workshop is one of the most important programs conducted by the organization after the great revolution of January 25. The workshop witnessed equal participation from male and female as the organization sets gender equality and women's rights as a high priority issues in all programs. Further, the workshop witnessed the participation of 5 disabled persons of blind people.
The strong image of this remarkable revolutionary explosion in Tunisia, which remains embedded in people's minds, is the image of a man brandishing a loaf to claim democracy. This means that the revolution against social injustice is inevitably a political revolution for democracy. This is what the democratic social movement has been saying: there can be no real development that benefits the whole population without political democracy, without freely elected institutions, without freedom of expression.