On Wednesday, February 17, 2021, a partnership agreement was signed between the Center for the Study of Islam and Democracy and the Municipality of Al-Mahres (Sfax Governorate), to support the Youth Leader project in the area "Evaluating Public Spaces of Citizens (VEP)."
The agreement was signed by Dr. Radwan al-Masmoudi, head of the Center for the Study of Islam and Democracy, and Mr. Mohamed Shanyur, Mahras governor, beside the presence of the President of the "Youth Leader for a Better Tomorrow" project, Mr. Wissam al-Toumi al-Ajimi, and youth leaders supervising project.
Mayor Mohammed Shanyur pledged his support for the project and contributed to providing the requirements to establish a public space at the port of Mahras. He also expressed his permanent willingness to support youth leaders in all their plans to advance the area.
Dr. Radwan al-Masmoudi emphasized the importance of supporting young people and helping them solve the problems in their areas. He expressed his hope that these promises will turn into reality as soon as possible.
The "Evaluating Public Spaces for Citizens" project is an environmental project that aims to prepare public spaces and gardens in the state of Sfax through cleaning campaigns, selective sorting containers of waste, seats, and anything that would make the place suitable for visiting citizens. The starting point is the port of Al-Mahras, which is awaiting circulation if the necessary resources are available.
The project is one of 50 community-based projects produced by youth leaders in 10 states: Sfax, Kairouan, Bizerte, Greater Tunis, Jandouba, Gabes, Medenine, Sidi Bouzid, Kasserine, and Soussa, as part of the Youth Leader for a Better Tomorrow project launched by the center since December 2019 for 400 young men and women who received training on the fight against corruption and extremism, the establishment of democracy and citizenship, leadership skills, the formulation of community projects.