April 3, 2020 // 2.00 pm to 6.00 pm

2.00 pm

2.30 pm
What counts?
Introduction to the curatorial theme of INTERFERENCE International Light Art Project: On numbers, data, algorithms

Examples of Critical Global Issues in Numbers

_ Hunger
Sub-Saharan Africa remains the region with the highest prevalence of hunger, with the rate increasing from 20,7% per cent in 2014 to 23,2 % in 2017. >>

_ Health
Communicable diseases are still responsible for 71% of deaths, and low-income countries are the most severely affected. While the focus of the global healthcare community has now shifted to non-communicable diseases like cancer, diabetes, chronic respiratory and cardiovascular diseases, communicable diseases remain a burden in low-income settings. >>

_ Ecology
6.8 kg of plastic per km of coastline is the average daily flux on the Tunisian coastlines …

_ Peace, Justice, Transparency
There have been mixed results in the efforts of Tunisia’s legislative and institutional anti-corruption framework. The Corruption Perceptions Index ranks 180 countries and territories by their perceived levels of public sector corruption, according to experts and business people. This year’s analysis shows corruption is more pervasive in countries where big money can flow freely into electoral campaigns and where governments listen only to the voices of wealthy or well-connected individuals. Tunisia ranks 74/180. >>

_ Migration, Flight, Ayslum


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