Chargée d’Affaires Natasha Franceschi hosts iftar for TechWomen and TechGirls

Chargée d’Affaires Natasha Franceschi hosted an iftar at her residence for six distinguished TechWomen and TechGirls representing Tunisia’s future generation of leaders in STEM fields. These program participants gained mentorship experiences, developed their skills through workshops, and engaged with America’s most innovative tech professionals during their three-week programs in the United States. We are proud …

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I WATCH and U.S. Embassy Strengthen Citizen Access to Information

Chargée d’affaires, a.i. Natasha Franceschi joined the I-Watch team for the closing ceremony of the “Upstream Access to Information” project.  Through 350 partnerships with municipalities and 24 associations across Tunisia, this U.S. government project funded through the Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) provided Tunisians with greater access to information and increased transparency. “Projects like “Upstream Access to Information” showcase the …

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U.S. Embassy Supports Tunisian Women’s Economic and Social Empowerment

As we celebrate Women’s Month, we renew our commitment to supporting women’s economic and social empowerment. U.S. Embassy Chargée d’Affaires Natasha Franceschi joined Mayor of Tunis Souad Abderrahim and Governor Kamel Fekih to inaugurate two refurbished public spaces in the historic Medina funded by USAID – US Agency for International Development as part of the Femme Medina program. Chargée d’Affaires Franceschi visited …

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U.S. Donates 301,860 Doses of The Pfizer Vaccine

We welcome the arrival of a new shipment of 301,860 doses of the Pfizer vaccine to Tunisia this morning, bringing the total to 2.3 million doses delivered since July. We are proud to work side by side with the Tunisian people and government to fight this global pandemic. The United States’ vaccine donation was provided …

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Acting Deputy Chief of Mission, Erica Thibault, Inaugurates USAID-funded Femme Medina Program

Acting Deputy Chief of Mission, Erica Thibault joined the Mayor of Tunis, Souad Abderrahim, to inaugurate the USAID-funded Femme Medina program. This $500,000 USD initiative will support 11 activities in the Medina, Bab Souika, Sidi El Béchir, and Bab Bhar districts, implemented in partnership with the Office of the Mayor of Tunis. Through Femme Medina, …

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United States Donates Additional 687,960 Pfizer Vaccines to Tunisia

Tunis, September 10, 2021 – Keeping to our commitment of leading the global fight against COVID-19, the United States is delivering 687,960 additional doses of the Pfizer vaccine to Tunisia through the COVAX mechanism. The first tranche of the vaccines, constituting of almost 500,000 doses arrived in Tunisia today, to be followed by the remaining doses on Monday, …

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U.S. Embassy Celebrates Women’s History Month with Tunisia’s Women Mayors 

In celebration of Women’s History Month, Ambassador and Mrs. Blome received Mayor of Tunis Ms. Souad Abderrahim, Mayor of Carthage Ms. Hayet Bayoudh, and Mayor of La Goulette Ms. Amel Limam along with members of the U.S. Embassy.  Ambassador Blome reiterated U.S. commitment to advancing gender equality and women’s empowerment both at home and around the …

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