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  • English Language Students from Korba visits the U.S. Embassy

    English Language Students from Korba visit the IRC

    U.S. Ambassador Jake Walles welcomed a group of students and teachers from 2 March High School in Korba to the U.S. Embassy’s American Center to discuss opportunities for scholarships and exchange programs with the U.S.

  • 2014 Coca-Cola MENA Scholarship Program

    2014 Coca-Cola MENA Scholarship Program

    The Coca-Cola Company & the US Department of State are once again partnering to sponsor 100 university students from 6 countries across the MENA to attend a month-long business program at Indiana University's prestigious Kelley School of Business, one of the top ranked business programs in the U.S.

  • Thomas Jefferson Scholars meet President Obama and Prime Minister Joma’a at the White House!

    Thomas Jefferson Scholars meet President Obama

    One year ago we launched the Thomas Jefferson Scholarship Program, an educational exchange program unique to Tunisia to enable 200 Tunisian students to spend one year studying in the U.S.

  • President Obama and PM Jomaa at the White House

    President and Tunisian PM at the White House

    The U.S. has a huge investment in making sure that Tunisia’s experiment is successful. And we want nothing more than Tunisians to determine their own destiny, for the economic reforms to take place to allow Tunisia to be not just self-sufficient but thriving in the world economy.

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  • Exchange alumni celebrate International Women’s Day
    Exchange alumni celebrate International Women’s Day

    In celebration of the International Women’s day Samar, Cyrine and Ahlem organized an event entitled “International day in celebration of Women’s Rights” in the presence of two of their American fellow mentors from Saint Mary’s College: Mana Derakhshani, Associate Director of the Center for Women's Intercultural Leadership and Sonalini Sapra, Assistant Professor of Political Science and Gender and Women's Studies. 

  • The USS Elrod comes to Tunisia!
    The USS Elrod comes to Tunisia

    The USS Elrod paid a visit to Tunisia to conduct joint military training activities with the Tunisian Navy. The U.S. Ambassador, Tunisian government officials, foreign dignitaries, and Tunisian journalists were also treated with a tour. The ship was named after Captain Henry T. Elrod (1905–1941), a Marine aviator who was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for his heroism.  

  • Ambassador Walles meets with American exchange students from the School of International Training (SIT)
    Ambassador Walles meets with American exchange students from the School of International Training (SIT)

    On February 4, Ambassador Walles and other American diplomats at the U.S. Embassy in Tunis met with a group of exchange students from several American universities to discuss U.S.-Tunisian relations and the work of a diplomatic mission overseas. The students are participating in the SIT exchange program and are studying Arabic and French in Tunisia this semester. 

  • U.S. Embassy participates in a multicultural event at the Higher Institute of Languages in Tunis (ISLT)
    U.S. Embassy participates in a multicultural event at the Higher Institute of Languages in Tunis (ISLT)

    U.S. Embassy representatives joined the students of The Institute of Languages in Tunis to participate in a multicultural event organized by the Flag’s Club.  

  • API Regional Director Visits Nike
    API Regional Director Visits Nike

    During his recent visit to Nike headquarters as part of our International Visitor Leadership Program on “Small Business Development,” Mr. Mohamed Arfa, the Gafsa Regional Director of the Agency for the Promotion of Industry (API), had the opportunity to learn first-hand about one of Oregon’s best entrepreneurial stories, Nike, and to discuss the company’s history and entrepreneurship values from its inception to the present.  

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