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  • New e-volume on Lincoln's assassination

    New e-Volume on Lincoln's Assassination

    President Abraham Lincoln died on April 15, 1865, the victim of an assassin’s bullet. In response to this event, the U.S. federal government received hundreds of letters from all over the world, including this letter from the Bey of Tunis.

  • Thomas Jefferson Birthday Commemoration

    Thomas Jefferson Birthday Commemoration

    “Inspiring, a life-changing experience, an adventurous journey.” This is how the Thomas Jefferson alumni described their American experiences during an event commemorating Thomas Jefferson’s birthday on Tuesday, April 14th.

  • Deputy Secretary meeting with Alumni

    Deputy Secretary Meeting with Alumni

    Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Ambassador Jake Walles met with a group of USG alumni.

  • Deputy Secretary Antony Blinken
Press Statement Tunis

    Deputy Secretary Blinken Press Statement

    Secretary Kerry has called Tunisia a shining light in the region. The United States is committed to do all that we can to ensure this light continues to shine—and grows even brighter.

Embassy Announcements

  • Terrorist Designation of Ali Ouni Harzi

    The Department of State has designated Ali Ouni Harzi as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist under Executive Order (E.O.) 13224, which targets terrorists and those providing support to terrorists or acts of terrorism.

  • EducationUSA Network Launches New Web Platform

    The U.S. Department of State’s EducationUSA network has revamped its web presence for international students, U.S. higher education professionals, and foreign governments and institutions at

Embassy Events

  • Radio Show Advice Program “Carriëre” on Radio ExpressFm
    Embassy Clean-up Day

    Thumbs up to U.S. Embassy Tunis employees and Ambassador Jake Walles who participated in a massive clean-up around the wetlands in front of the U.S. Embassy! The clean-up activity was in coordination with the annual International wetlands Day. 

    Global Village by Thomas Jefferson Alumni Association

    On Saturday, April 4th, the Thomas Jefferson Alumni Association (TJAA) organized a multicultural event called “Global Village” at the Maison des Jeunes in the Tunis suburb of La Marsa. The event brought together different cultural centers and embassies to share with the public different components of their cultures and to introduce the services they provide. 

    USAID “Find Jobs” Project in Jendouba

    Assisting the youth of Tunisia to find jobs is an ongoing mission of the USAID Business Reform and Competitiveness project. In addition to the job fairs it has been sponsoring, the USAID project is working closely with Centers for Career Development (CDC) at targeted universities throughout the country. 

    Thomas Jefferson Alumni in Action

    Inspired by their rich and diverse experiences in the United States, Thomas Jefferson alumni came back with a great deal of enthusiasm and a strong desire to give back to their local community.  

  • IVLP Alumna Discusses the U.S. Approach to Combatting Trafficking In Persons
    IVLP Alumna Discusses the U.S. Approach to Combatting Trafficking In Persons

    IVLP alumna Ms. Salma Abida, a judge at the Center for Legal and Judiciary Studies at the Ministry of Justice, made a presentation at the U.S. Embassy in Tunis on March 18 about the U.S. approach to combatting trafficking in persons to a dozen members of the steering committee of S.H.A.R.E. 

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