Launch of ActuET in Tunisia
November 17,2017 marked the launching of the Tunisian Association for Actuarial Students (ActuET). The launching took place in the premises of the university Paris-Dauphine|Tunis gathering several major actors of the actuarial profession. The ceremony began with a welcoming speech of the president of ActuET, Mr Mohamed Habib Chebchoub and the Executive Director of Paris-Dauphine|Tunis Mrs Amina Bouzguenda Zeghal followed by a presentation given by the General Secretary of the Tunisian Actuarial Association ,ATA, Racem KTATA under the theme “The actuarial profession in Tunisia: Issues and challenges”.
ActuET is a Student association which aims to promote actively actuarial profession in Tunisia and help actuarial students to develop their knowledge alongside their technical and ‘soft’ skills. To reach its goals, ActuET intends to organize conferences and training sessions. Moreover, ActuET intends to publish a magazine written, in three languages, in majority by students that treats Actuarial sciences issues in Tunisia and worldwide.
The conference was followed by a debate uniting students and professionals to discuss the major topics of the actuarial profesion in Tunisia and in the world.
Mrs Jouda Khemiri from the Tunisian regulator, the Comité Général des Assurances and Mrs Claudine Dhuin, Officer in charge of the relations between the University Paris Dauphine and its Tunisian partner university participated and intervened supporting the new association. Among the guests was also present the Executive Director of Actuaries Without Borders (AWB®), Renata De Leers, who explained the different paths that actuarial students can take after graduation and presented the membership procedure to become a member of the International Actuarial Association (IAA) to be followed by ATA.