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    The NDEAM is Celebrated Every October

    Judith Heumann : I am very proud to be serving as the first Special Advisor for International Disability Rights in the Obama Administration. In the United States, we have moved from a country where there was little expectation for disabled people to be working, to a much more inclusive society.

  • USAID Programs in Tunisia: 35 Years of Partnership for Development

    35 Years of Partnership for Development

    The Information Resource Center organized its second “Meet a Diplomat” event featuring USAID Senior Development Advisor Kay Freeman. A diverse group of researchers, students and professionals came to hear Ms. Freeman discuss 35 years of partnership between Tunisia and USAID.

  • Welcome Back Tunisian TechGirls!

    Welcome Back Tunisian TechGirls!

    Welcome back Tunisian TechGirls! These four young leaders spent three weeks in the U.S. learning about technology and developing their leadership skills through taking part in a technology camp, community service activities, and meetings with technology professionals.

  • Tunisia Joins the Int. Coalition Against ISIL

    Tunisia Joins the Inter. Coalition Against ISIL

    Our coalition has grown to some 60 nations, including our Arab partners. Together, we welcome three new countries to our coalition -- Nigeria, Tunisia and Malaysia.

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Embassy Announcements

  • The 2017 Diversity Immigrant Visa Program (DV-2017)

    Entries for the DV-2017 program must be submitted electronically at between noon, Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) (GMT-4), Thursday, October 1, 2015, and noon, Eastern Standard Time (EST) (GMT-5), Tuesday, November 3, 2015. Do not wait until the last week of the registration period to enter, as heavy demand may result in website delays.

  • Tunisia Travel Alert

    The U.S. Department of State alerts U.S. citizens to the risks of travel to Tunisia and recommends that U.S. citizens in Tunisia maintain a high level of vigilance in light of recent terrorist attacks on sites frequented by tourists. This Travel Alert expires on December 31, 2015.

Embassy Events

  • Searching Online for the Right American University
    Searching Online for the Right American University

    EducationUSA advisor Meriam Labidi introduced interested future students to key educational websites last Friday. Meriam provided attendees with useful tips on how to search for colleges and universities that match applicants’ academic needs and aspirations, how to choose the best graduate program, and whether college rankings matter or not.  

  • The SUSI participants are back
    The SUSI Participants Are Back

    Please join us in congratulating the fourteen participants of the summer Study of the U.S. Institutes for Student Leaders (SUSI) programs. SUSI programs are five-week institutes consisting of coursework and classroom activities complemented by educational travel, site visits, leadership activities, and volunteer opportunities within the local community. 

  • Embassy Welcomes Local American Citizens for ‘Town Hall’ Event
    Embassy Welcomes Local American Citizens for ‘Town Hall’ Event

    Chargé d'affaires Kathleen Hanson welcomed a group of over 50 visiting and locally resident U.S. citizens to the Embassy for a community ‘town hall’ organized by the Consular Section.  

  • Nada Makhlouf :  “The BTL Program was a turning point in my life”
    Nada Makhlouf : “The BTL Program Was a Turning Point in My Life”

    Welcome back Nada Makhlouf, who recently returned home from the Between the Lines (BTL) program. BTL brings young authors ages 16-19 to the University of Iowa for two weeks of intensive creative writing workshops and cultural exchange. 

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