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  • Ambassador Welcomes Exchange Programs Returnees
    Ambassador Welcomes Exchange Programs Returnees

    On July 20, Ambassador Rubinstein welcomed the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study Program (YES) family to the U.S. Embassy for a special reception. He was joined by newly-minted YES alumni, just back from their year as exchange students in the U.S. Alumni regaled the Ambassador and other Embassy staff with stories of their host families, recollections of their extracurricular involvement and volunteer work, and impressions of their host communities.  

  • Ambassador Opens TJSP Alumni Conference
    Ambassador Opens TJSP Alumni Conference

    On July 16, Ambassador Rubinstein gave opening remarks at the Thomas Jefferson Scholarship Program (TJSP) Alumni Conference. He reminded Alumni, hailing from all 24 governorates, that they truly represent the nation, and that they will play crucial roles in developing Tunisia’s economy and nurturing its young democracy.  

  • MEPI Student Leaders candidates are now in the U.S.
    MEPI Student Leaders candidates are now in the U.S.

    Congratulations to the 15 Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) Student Leaders candidates who are now in the United States! The students are attending classes in six of the best universities in America. Recently they celebrated Eid and shared the beauty of their Tunisian culture with colleagues and friends at their respective campuses. 

  • Thomas Jefferson Scholars Meet for PDO
    Thomas Jefferson Scholars Meet for PDO

    Cultural Affairs Officer Greg McElwain and Malek Kochlef, from the Ministry of Higher Education’s Directorate of International Cooperation, spoke to 50 Thomas Jefferson Scholars at Hotel Africa on May 21. The students were in Tunis for a three-day pre-departure orientation, where they learned about program policies, U.S. culture and the U.S. educational system. The rest of the 2016-2017 cohort will meet in Tunis for a PDO from May 27-29. 

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IRC Events

  • The Information Resource Center in partnership with 
    CEMAT (Center for Maghrib Studies in Tunis)
     Invite you to a talk by 
    Dr. Marc Lynch Professor at George Washington University 
    Who will be discussing his new book "The New Arab Wars: Uprisings and Anarchy in the Middle East" 

    Wednesday, August 24, 2016
    Time: 10:30 – 12:00
    Venue: Information Resource Center, U.S. Embassy

    About the Speaker:
    Professor Lynch received his B.A. in Political Science from Duke University and his M.A. and Ph.D. in Government from Cornell University. He teaches courses on Middle Eastern politics and international relations. He is the director of the Project on Middle East Political Science, a contributing editor for The Washington Post's Monkey Cage political science page, editor of the Columbia University Press series Columbia Studies on Middle East Politics, and a nonresident senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International

    Peace. Please confirm your attendance to no later than Tuesday, August 23, 2016.

Newsletter - June-July 2016

  • News Letter - June-July 2016



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