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  • 2014 Coca Cola scholarship participants are back

    2014 Coca Cola scholarship participants are back

    Join us in welcoming back to Tunisia our 17 Global Business Institute participants who participated in the U.S. Department of State and the Coca-Cola Company’s summer entrepreneurship program with Indiana University.

  • Exchange Program for Tunisian Students of Journalism

    Exchange Program for Students of Journalism

    We are proud to welcome home to Tunisia nine students of journalism from (IPSI) who participated this summer in an exchange program for future Tunisian journalists organized through the American Embassy in Tunis in cooperation with IPSI and the International Center for Journalists in Washington, DC.

  • Tunisian Exchange participants in the U.S.

    Tunisian Exchange participants in the U.S.

    Congratulations to the five 2014-2015 Near East & South Asia UGRAD Exchange participants from Tunisia!

  • Exchange alumni networking event

    Exchange alumni networking event

    On Monday, September 22nd, Embassy Tunis, Public Affairs brought together a group of more than 55 alumni from a variety of USG Exchange programs.

  • U.S. Assistance to Tunisia

    U.S. Assistance to Tunisia

    Learn more about some of our most recent projects between the U.S. and Tunisia in our new foreign assistance newsletter.

Embassy Announcements

  • 2014- 2016 Professional Fellows Program

    Apply now for the Professional Fellows program which is designed for early-to mid-career professionals working with NGOs and Civil Society in Tunisia. Deadline to apply is December 1st.

Embassy Events

  • Agreement on Science and Technology Cooperation
    Agreement on Science and Technology Cooperation

    Minister Jelassi and U.S. Ambassador Walles signed an Agreement on Science and Technology Cooperation today, August 15, to strengthen bilateral scientific, technological and educational cooperation. 

  • Donation of Patrol Boats to the Tunisian Navy
    Donation of Patrol Boats to the Tunisian Navy

    At a ceremony on Thursday, August 28 attended by U.S. Ambassador Jake Walles, Minister of Defense Ghazi Jeribi, and Vice Admiral Mohamed Khamassi, the U.S. Embassy presented two new 44-foot patrol boats to the Tunisian Navy, highlighting the United States’ strong and growing strategic partnership with Tunisia.  

  • Remarks by Ambassador Walles at the Ceremony for the Donation of Equipment to the Ministry of Interior (August 14, 2014)
    Remarks by Ambassador Walles at the Ceremony for the Donation of Equipment to the Ministry of Interior

    The equipment on display here is only a portion of the more than ten metric tons of bulletproof vests, helmets, shields and other personnel protective gear that the U.S. government is providing today to the National Police and the National Guard. The donation of this equipment demonstrates our strong commitment to support Tunisia’s fight against terrorism and our determination to help Tunisia succeed in its transition to democracy.  

  • Ambassador Anne W. Patterson Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs Remarks at: “Invest in Tunisia: Start-up Democracy”
    Ambassador Anne W. Patterson Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs Remarks at: “Invest in Tunisia: Start-up Democracy”

    Good afternoon. Prime Minister Joma’a, Prime Minister Valls, colleagues. It’s an honor to address all of you today. Tunisia is succeeding in this transition thanks to its commitment to political consensus at home and economic engagement with the world. We would like to commend Tunisia for the strategic, sector-by-sector approach it is taking to attract new investment to the country.  

  • Ambassador Walles hosts Iftar
    Ambassador Walles hosts Iftar

    During the holy month of Ramadan, Ambassador Walles was happy to host a group of prominent Tunisians at his residence for an Iftar. Americans and Tunisians have a long history of sharing Iftars. 

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