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  • Thomas Jefferson Program graduation

    Thomas Jefferson Program graduation

    Ambassador Walles hosted a graduation ceremony for the returning Thomas Jefferson Scholars on July 26 with the presence of 103 new Scholars, who will be traveling to the U.S. next month to begin their year in the program.

  • Inauguration of Johnny Rockets restaurant in Tunisia

    Inauguration of Johnny Rockets restaurant

    Ambassador Walles inaugurated the first Johnny Rockets restaurant in Tunisia on July 25. Johnny Rockets is a U.S. hamburger restaurant franchise.

  • Launch of Tunisia E-Business Network platform

    Launch of Tunisia E-Business Network platform

    The U.S. government awarded the Tunis Chamber of Commerce a grant of $250,000 to create and launch this digital web-based E-Business platform for Tunisian exporters to facilitate international trade.

  • Launch of the Sawab Center

    Launch of the Sawab Center

    The United States and the United Arab Emirates today launched The Sawab Center,* the first-ever multinational online messaging and engagement program, in support of the Global Coalition Against Daesh.

  • Ambassador Walles in Sousse

    Ambassador Walles in Sousse

    Ambassador Jake Walles participated in a ceremony and a minute of silence in Sousse in memory of the victims of last Friday’s attack.

  • President Obama on Iran

    President Obama on Iran

    Today, after two years of negotiations, the United States, together with our international partners, has achieved something that decades of animosity has not -- a comprehensive, long-term deal with Iran that will prevent it from obtaining a nuclear weapon.

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Embassy Announcements

  • Fulbright MA/PhD and Tech+ program. Deadline: August 31, 2015.

    Through the Fulbright MA and Tech+ program you can, not only pursue Master's degree in STEM and Business fields, but also in the fields of social sciences, arts, and humanities. The program also gives the opportunity to PhD students in all fields, who are currently writing their dissertations, to conduct for up to 10 months research in the U.S.

Embassy Events

  • EducationUSA‬ information session at the IRC about studying in the U.S.
    EducationUSA‬ information session at the IRC

    The IRC hosted an ‪EducationUSA‬ event attended by more than 60 students wanting to learn more about studying in the U.S.. Educational Advisor Meriem Laabidi described the U.S. educational system and explained admission procedures at U.S. universities, community colleges and technical schools. 

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    Celebration of the 25th anniversary of ADA

    In celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (‪#ADA‬), the IRC hosted a screening of videos highlighting the significance of ADA in America’s struggle for equal opportunity for all of its citizens. Approximately 20 disability activists and NGO representatives attended the event. 

  • Iftar at PAO residence
    Iftar with Tunisian Cultural Figures Group Hosted by U.S. Embassy Public Affairs Offcer

    We were pleased to host a group of Tunisian cultural figures in a Tunisian-American Ramadan gathering during which we exchanged many ideas related to ‪‎culture‬ and presented awards to the three winners in our MLKJ video contest “I have a dream for Tunisia.” 

  • U.S. Ambassador Jake Walles was a guest speaker at the inauguration of Smart Center at Tunis Business School
    U.S. Ambassador Jake Walles was a Guest Speaker at the Inauguration of Smart Center at Tunis Business School

    Ambassador Walles gave remarks at the inauguration of the Smart Center at Tunis Business School (TBS). The Smart Center, a partnership between AmCham Tunisia, PNB-NAPEO, and TBS aims to improve opportunities for business development, accelerate sustainable job creation, and expand economic opportunities for young professionals.  

  • U.S. Embassy Baseball‬ Equipment Donation
    U.S. Embassy Baseball‬ Equipment Donation

    Ambassador Walles donated a variety of ‪‎baseball‬ equipment to youth training centers affiliated with the Tunisian Federation of Baseball and Softball. 

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