#Zaama Did Tunisia make the right choice for president?

On October 23rd, 2019, Kais Saied was sworn in as the second directly elected Tunisian president after the revolution. During his first period in office, he gained a great consensus from a number of political parties and maintained high popularity. However, his performance and his statements in the recent period sparked widespread controversy adding to his declining approval ratings. To this day however, Kais Saied still maintains the lead in voting intention polls.

A year after his election, #Zaama Did Tunisia make the right choice for president? 

About Us

Arab scholars have a long and storied history of debate, and Munathara is building upon this tradition to support all Arabic speakers to participate in shaping the future of the region. We believe it is more important than ever before for rational, reasoned and constructive discourse to be the forge in which ideas are expounded, tested and improved upon for the benefit of all.

Community Participation

Parallel to its online outreach campaigns, The Munathara initiative works closely with local and regional civil society organisations. Munathara’s certified outreach debate trainers provide on the ground training sessions...

Online Engagement

During the Arab Spring, social media platforms played a vital role in the dissemination of information between different regions. By the end of 2019, internet penetration rates in the Arab region reached 70%.

Live Debates

The winners on each side of an online debate are invited to partner with a policy maker and engage in a live, televised debate that is broadcast throughout the Arab world.

Impacat Television

Impact Television

Friday, October 11, 2019

Final Presidential Debate

#Election Debates

The 'Munathara Initiative' has organised, in partnership with the Establishment of Tunisian Television, the final debate of the second round of the

Saturday, January 13, 2018



#Holool featured 6 performances by extraordinary youth, alongside 3 senior opinion leaders, all focused on the theme

Saturday, February 25, 2017

Others Have A Right To


#DDX3 is Munathara’s biggest event of the year.


Tuesday, September 29, 2020

#Zaama Did Tunisia make the right choice for president?


On October 23rd, 2019, Kais Saied was sworn in as the second directly elected Tunisian president after the revolution.

Wednesday, September 02, 2020

#zaama do we need to change our political system?


On the 10th year of the revolution, some believe the current political system has succeeded in preserving political balances; It stood impregnable

Monday, July 17, 2017



The Middle East has been rocked by a series of violent conflicts over the past several years involving thousands of foreign fighters traveling to s

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Religion should be taught as part of the public education curriculum


Religion plays a large role in current public school curricula in Arab countries throughout their different stages.

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Russia has destroyed Syria


The Syrian crisis enters its seventh year with Russia in control; shown in its military intervention, as well as sponsoring negotiations between Sy

Tuesday, October 04, 2016

Others Have a Right To


The Arab world is going through a crucial phase, where regimes change, public opinion shifts and societies see taboos break.

Monday, August 15, 2016

Trump Is Better for the Arab World

For decades, the Arab World has felt the profound effects of US foreign policy.
Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Islamist parties should be banned

Monday, April 18, 2016

Left is The Alternative

Monday, April 18, 2016

Constitutions must protect minority rights


"I have a dream that my children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their


Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Maydan Workshop Tunisia

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Maydan Workshop Tunisia

Monday, August 08, 2016

outreach DD24 workshop - Jordan

Wednesday, January 04, 2017

outreach DD26 workshop - Turkey

Wednesday, January 04, 2017

outreach DD25 workshop - Jordan

Sunday, April 09, 2017

outreach DD25 workshop - Turkey

Saturday, April 07, 2018

outreach DD25 workshop - Morocco


Friday, April 13, 2018

DD26 workshop

In algeria, our trainer Fatma Hamdi has conducted a workshop in the region of Betna in collaboration with the National organization of the voice of

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

DD24 workshop


Friday, March 30, 2018

DD26 Workshop


In algeria our trainers completed a training session with a groupe of social activists. 

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Hulool 2 The only solution to confront extremism is..

In Hulool competition, our Moroccan trainer Sofiane Saoudi has conducted a workshop in the city of Tiflet in collaboration with a group of young ac

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Hulool 2 The only solution to confront extremism is..


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Press & Media

Oct, 13 2019

Tunisia Elections: Tunisians head to polls for second round


Sep, 08 2019

Class Council: Note the first presidential debate in the history of Tunisia!

Let us decipher the performance of each candidate but also that of the organizers and journalists.

Sep, 08 2019

Tunisia airs first 'great debate' ahead of presidential vote

Three nights of televised debates between the presidential candidates are a highlight of the election campaign.

Sep, 08 2019

Presidential: Tunisia to the rhythm of unprecedented evenings of televised debates

A week before the first round of its presidential election, Tunisia has been living since Saturday evening to the rhythm of three major evenings of televised debates designed to allow its citizens


Debating Our Destiny (DOD), a New Project by the Munathara Initiative

The Munathara Initiative team discussed the various aspects and impacts of the DOD project.

عودة التمثال

أرفع رأسي لأرى القائد يمتطي حصانه هو لا ينظر الينا ولا يرى زحمة السير، لا يسمع أ أصوات المنبهات وضجيج المارة.

انعتاق اللغة

تكلم بالفرنسية

المؤامرة الغربية على العالم العربي.. بين الحقيقة والوهم

إن الحديث عن وجود مؤامرة غربية على العالم العربي هو ضرب من الخيال ، قد تستغربون الحكم السريع الذي بدأت به هذا المقال ،لكن هذه هي الحقيقة التي قد تص


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