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  • Access Graduation Ceremony at the Space of Wisdom

    Access Graduation Ceremony in Sfax

    Congratulations to the Tunisian students at the Space of Wisdom in Sfax for successfully completing the English Access Microscholarship program!

  • Embassy celebrates IEW in Sfax, Gabes & Sousse

    Embassy celebrates IEW in Sfax, Gabes & Sousse

    During International Education Week 2014 our Cultural Affairs Officer Kate Hall and Cultural Affairs Assistant Refka Nsiri visited schools across Tunisia to share information about the U.S. Department of State's academic and professional exchange programs.

  • USAID re-opens office in Tunisia

    USAID re-opens office in Tunisia

    Ambassador Walles hosted the event at U.S. Embassy Tunis, was joined by Alina Romanowski, Acting Assistant Administrator for the Middle East Bureau (USAID), Faycal Gouiaa, Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs and Hedi Larbi, Minister for Equipment, Spatial Planning and Sustainable Development.

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Presentation on Scholarship at HIALCS of Beja

    Presentation on Scholarship at HIALCS of Beja

    More than a hundred and thirty students attended information session and learned first-hand about Tunisia-specific scholarships such as the “Thomas Jefferson Scholarship Program,” and a myriad of other degree and non-degree programs offered by the Department of State.

  • 2015-2016 Thomas Jefferson Scholarship Program

    Thomas Jefferson Scholarship Program

    The 2015-2016 Thomas Jefferson Scholarship Program is now accepting applications for students to attend university and community colleges in the U.S. for one year. Deadline is December 15th.

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  • Tunisian Delegation Heads to GES 2014
    Tunisian Delegation Heads to GES 2014

    On Friday, November 14, the U.S. Embassy held a press conference to showcase the Tunisians who will be participating in the GES 2014 which will take place in Marrakech November 19-21.  

  • Transfer of Night Vision Devices to the Tunisian Armed Forces
    Transfer of Night Vision Devices to the Tunisian Armed Forces

    At a ceremony on Friday, November 7 attended by U.S. Ambassador Jake Walles, Minister of Defense Ghazi Jeribi, and Brigadier General Bechir Bedoui, the U.S. Embassy transferred Night Vision Devices valued at nearly $2 million to the Tunisian Armed Forces, highlighting the strong and growing strategic partnership between the United States and Tunisia.  

  • Remarks by Ambassador Walles on Thomas Jefferson Scholarship Program 2015-2016 Launch
    Remarks by Ambassador Walles on Thomas Jefferson Scholarship Program 2015-2016 Launch

    I am pleased to be here today to launch the Thomas Jefferson Scholarship Program for the 2015-2016 academic year, the third year of this very successful program.  

  • Remarks By Ambassador Walles On Veterans Day
    Remarks By Ambassador Walles On Veterans Day

    I am honored to be here today on this solemn occasion and to preside over this ceremony that pays tribute to the 2,841 fallen soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines buried here and further recognizes on the wall behind me the names of 3,724 men and women missing in action. It has been more than seventy years since U.S., British and Free French forces landed in Morocco and Algeria during Operation Torch to begin the North Africa Campaign.  

  • U.S. Donates Equipment to Ministry of the Interior
    U.S. Donates Equipment to Ministry of the Interior

    This week the United States donated to the Tunisian security forces law enforcement officer safety equipment including bulletproof vests, helmets, shields, and other personnel protective gear. The donation was part of an ongoing program that includes training to support the Tunisian security forces in their operations against groups attempting to destabilize the country. 

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