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Format of the conference
The conference is co-organized by the Union for the Mediterranean and the Tunisian Government. It will take place over a period of one and a half days and will be organized around four thematic working sessions on employability and skills for young people, local development, job intermediation, entrepreneurial and SMEs development through enhancing business environment and a fifth session to share 'success stories'.

Working languages
French is the main language of the Conference. Arabic and English contributions are also foreseen. Simultaneous English/ French/ Arabic interpretation will be available.

Venue

regency hotel logoThe conference will take place at the Regency Tunis hotel, situated 30km from the airport, in Gammarth, http://www.regencytunis.com/

 

 

 

Accommodation
A number of rooms have been pre-booked at Regency Tunis hotel for individual participants at the following special rates:
Single room TND 169 (85 EUR approximately) | Double room TND 194.- (95 EUR approximately). The prices are on bed and breakfast and include all taxes.
In order to get the special negotiated prices please make your reservation by 1st August 2013. Reservation to be made by either e-mail to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
or by fax at +216 71912020,

In both cases please indicate the booking reference: UPM-JOB CONFERENCE.

The pre-booked rooms are being held on a first-come, first-served basis. Please be aware the rooms are booked quickly, so we suggest you make your hotel plans as soon as possible.

Recommended hotels:

Golden Tulip Carthage: www.goldentulipcarthage.com, contact Douha Ayed +00 71 91 3000, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. -Indicative price 100 EUR

Hotel Ramada Plaza: www.ramadaplaza-tunis.com/ 6 minutes drive from Regency,

Contact Karima Ouertani: +216 71 911 100 - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Indicative price 115 EUR

Near by hotels:

Carthage Thalasso Resort: www.carthagethalassoresort.com, +216 71 910 111 – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. – Indicative price 90 EUR

Hotel Phebus: http://www.hotel-phebus.com/, close enough to Regency Hotel,
Contact Samir Abderrazak: +216 71 910 010 - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - Indicative price 100 EUR

EL Mouradi Gammarth: www.elmouradi.com, +216 71 274 300, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Indicative price 90 EUR

 

Visa Arrangements
Please remember to complete any entry visa formalities to Tunis prior to your travel. For specific visa application procedures and forms, kindly contact the Embassy of Tunisia in your country. Should you require a formal letter of invitation to facilitate the visa procedure, please do not hesitate to inform us.

Airport transfers
You will find an information desk at the airport and at the conference venue to organize your transfers.

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Information on Tunisia

Local time
GMT/UTC + 1. Heure de Paris/HEC.

Languages
Arabic (official, commerce), French (commerce)

Population
10,732,900 (estimation 2012).

Electricity
CA 220 volts, 50Hz. (C & E plug)

Money
Currency
The currency is the Tunisian dinar (DT), subdivided into 1000 millimes.

Exchange
Dinars can only be bought in Tunisia. ATMs are widely available and are a convenient way of changing money.
Exchange rate to Euro for June 2013
Tunisia: 1 EUR = 2,1345 TND
Algeria: 1 EUR = 102.157 DZD
Egypt : 1 EUR = 9.04835 EGP
Lebanon: 1 EUR = 1951.31 LBP
Morocco : 1 EUR = 11.1045 MAD
Jordan : 1 EUR = 0.91773 JOD
Qatar: 1 EUR = 4.71162 QAR
Turkey : 1 EUR = 2.4274 TRY
(ec.europa.eu/budget/inforeuro/)

Banks
Generally open Monday-Thursday, 8am-12noon and 2-5pm, Fridays 8am-12noon and1.30-4.30pm; in July-August and during Ramadan Monday-Friday, 8am-2pm.
Traveller's cheques
Generally accepted in shops and hotels.
Credit cards
Credit cards (Visa, Eurocard) are generally accepted in hotels, upmarket restaurants and some tourist shops.

Getting to Tunisia
Most scheduled airlines fly into Tunis-Carthage International Airport, just outside the capital Tunis.

Tunisair is Tunisia's national carrier, they fly to various destinations in Europe as well as North and West Africa.
Other airlines flying into Tunis include Air France, British Airways, Lufthansa and Alitalia, Royal Air Maroc, and Egyptair.

Most chartered and low cost flights head straight for the airports close to the beach resorts

Weather
Here is a link on Tunisian weather:
http://www.holiday-weather.com/country/tunisia/

Telephone
To call Tunisia from abroad: Dial 00 + 216 + number of the person.
To call abroad from Tunisia: Dial 00 + country code + the number of the person (without the first 0).
Local calls: Tunisian telephone numbers have 8 digits and start with a 7.
Mobile phones: Mobile phone numbers have 8 digits and start with a 9.

Smoking
Public places are smoking and non smoking

Tourist information
If you want to get a more detailed perspective of different activities you can get acquainted with at the following link:
http://www.tourisme.gov.tn/

Download Practical Information (pdf)

 

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