Embassy Celebrates IEW
Embassy staff wrapped up the celebration of International Education Week with visits to schools and Access classes in Tozeur, Gafsa, and Gabes, and to the Franklin Center in Sfax.ALSO: Story
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At the second Strategic Dialogue today in Tunis, Foreign Minister Taieb Baccouche and Secretary of State John Kerry reaffirmed the strategic importance of the partnership between Tunisia and the United States.
As the second US-Tunisia Strategic Dialogue got underway in Tunis, senior U.S. and Tunisian Government officials met on November 12th with representatives of Tunisian civil society in a dialogue hosted by the NGO Search for Common Ground.
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The United States strongly condemns today’s terrorist attack in Tunis that targeted a bus carrying members of Tunisia’s security forces, killing at least 12 people.
Social media, local news, and U.S. Embassy police contacts confirm an explosion on a police bus on Avenue Mohammed V between Iraq Street and Saudi Arabia Street, adjacent to the Tunisian Central Bank.
The U.S. Embassy kicked off International Education Week IEW2015 with a celebration of 75 years of State Department exchange programs.
Assistant Secretary Malinowski to students at Ibn Sharaf Univ. "The U.S. stands with youth & reformers for the long haul."
Following their participation in last Friday’s Strategic Dialogue, Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor Tom Malinowski and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor Dr. Dafna Hochman Rand paid a visit to Ibn Sharaf Institute in Tunis on Saturday where they had the opportunity to speak with more than eighty Masters students studying International Relations.
A Workshop Mixed Solo Acting with Group Performances, Lebanese-American Writer and Artist Leila Buck at IRC
Ms. Buck sparked the imagination of participants by encouraging them to improvise scenarios. Each performance walked the fine line that oftentimes exists between real life and stage acting.
Chief of Mission Kathleen Hanson Inaugurated the Extension of a Special Education Vocational Training Center
U.S. Department of State Deputy Chief of Mission at the American Embassy Tunis Kathleen Hanson inaugurated a $675,000 extension of a special education vocational training center funded by the U.S. Africa Command Humanitarian Assistance Program in Ariana, Tunisia.
HANDS invites qualified professionals from Egypt, Tunisia and Morocco who are currently working for registered local NGO to promote the empowerment, better quality of life and inclusion of persons with disabilities to apply.
TRAVEL ALERT - TUNISIA
MEET A Diplomat
Richard J. ShieldsFinancial Management Officer
“Corporate Social Responsibility”
Date: Wednesday, December 2, 2015
Time: 14:30 – 16:00
Venue: The Embassy’s Information Resource Center (IRC)
Language : English
Please confirm your attendance by e-mail to IRCTunis@state.gov no later than Monday, November 30, 2015.