Ambassador’s Remarks at CEED Graduation Ceremony

Mr Slim Chaker Minister of Health, Honorable Company representatives, Distinguished Guests, السيّد سْليم شاكر وزير الصِحّة مُمَثّلو الشركة الكِرام أيّها الضيوف الكِرام مساء الخير I am delighted to join this evening’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Executive Development graduation reception.  I want to thank CEO Wafa Makhlouf for her warm welcome and for inviting me. إنّه لَمِنْ دواعي سروري ...
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Joint Statement of the U.S-Tunisia Trade and Investment Council

TUNIS, TUNISIA — The United States-Tunisia Trade and Investment Council met on April 21, 2017 in Tunis under the bilateral Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA).  Ambassador Mokhtar Chaouachi, Director General for Asia and the Americas in the Tunisian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, hosted the Council meeting, which is the seventh held since the TIFA ...
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Ambassador Rubinstein’s Remarks at Souk At-Tanmia Launch Ceremony

As prepared for delivery  Ambassador Remarks at Souk At-Tanmia Launch Ceremony Good morning everyone, I am delighted to be here to participate in this very special occasion.  I want to take a moment to thank Minister of Employment and Vocational Training Imed Hammami, our partners who participated in this project, and all of you for taking ...
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Ambassador Gives Remarks at EFE Graduation Ceremony

Minister of Employment and Vocational Training, Imed Hammami EFE Tunisia CEO, Lamia Chaffai; Ladies and Gentlemen, good evening. I am very glad to be with you at this ceremony celebrating 172 new graduates; of whom 135 are with us.  As of today, you are starting your professional careers and embracing your hopes for a successful ...
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Ambassador’s Remarks at the Inauguration of AmCham’s new Center Chapter in Sousse

Ambassador’s Remarks   at the Inauguration of AmCham’s new Center Chapter in Sousse Good afternoon.  On behalf of the U.S. Embassy in Tunis, I would like first to congratulate the extended family of AmCham Tunisia for opening this new chapter in the Center region, which I understand will cover Sousse, Mahdia, and Monastir.  Thanks to ...
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Remarks by Assistant Secretary of Commerce Arun M. Kumar at the Tunisia2020 Investment Conference

Remarks by Assistant Secretary of Commerce Arun M. Kumar at the Tunisia2020 Investment Conference U.S. EMBASSY TUNIS MARDI 29 NOVEMBRE 2016 Mr. President, Ministers,Your Excellencies, and distinguished representatives, thank you for the opportunity to join you today. As we approach the six year anniversary of Tunisia’s revolution, we must reflect upon the magnitude of the ...
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U.S. Embassy Celebrates Global Entrepreneurship Week

Deputy Chief of Mission Benjamin Moeling and the State Secretary of Entrepreneurship and Vocational Training Saida Ounissi spoke with around forty Tunisian entrepreneurs at the U.S. Embassy Global Entrepreneurship Week celebration.  DCM Moeling emphasized the importance of entrepreneurship to Tunisia’s future and the Embassy’s commitment to supporting Tunisian innovators.  State Secretary Ounissi said the public ...
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Tunisia Signs $500 million Loan Guarantee Agreement with the U.S.

Agreement with the United States Today, Tunisia signed a loan guarantee agreement with the United States that will allow Tunisia to access up to $500 million in affordable financing from international capital markets, delivering on President Obama’s discussions with Tunisian President Caid Essebsi in May 2015.  The loan guarantee underscores the United States’ enduring commitment ...
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Joint Statement by the United States of America and the Republic of Tunisia

Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC May 6, 2016 At the Joint Economic Commission (JEC) held today in Washington, Under Secretary for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment Catherine A. Novelli and Tunisian Minister of Vocational Training and Employment Zied Ladhari acknowledged the growing economic partnership between Tunisia and the United States, as ...
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Ambassador Rubinstein at AmCham Tunisia’s Lunch Discussion“Challenges of the Tunisian Economy”

……From his side, Ambassador Rubinstein expressed his gratitude of being among AmCham Members in a Monthly Lunch Debate for the first time in his mandate. Talking about the Economic Challenges is Tunisia, His Excellency argued that the U.S. Government recognizes that the Government of Tunisia has taken concrete steps toward Economic reforms, but additional action ...
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Ambassador A.W. Patterson Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs Remarks at “Invest in Tunisia: Start-up Democracy”

Ambassador Anne W. Patterson Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs Remarks at:  “Invest in Tunisia: Start-up Democracy” Good afternoon. Prime Minister Joma’a, Prime Minister Valls, colleagues.  It’s an honor to address all of you today. Tunisia is succeeding in this transition thanks to its commitment to political consensus at home and economic engagement with ...
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United States Signs $500 million Loan Guarantee Agreement with Tunisia

Today, the United States and Tunisia signed a loan guarantee agreement which will allow Tunisia to access up to $500 million in affordable financing from international capital markets.  The loan guarantee underscores the United States’ commitment to the people of Tunisia and their democratic transition. The loan guarantee agreement is designed to support Tunisia as ...
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Ambassador Walles’s Remarks at CEED Launch Event

Good morning.  Minister Larbi, Madame Elghoul, distinguished guests. I am pleased to be with you today at the launch of the Center for Entrepreneurship and Executive Development.  CEED, as it is known, will provide Tunisian entrepreneurs with the funds, training, and networking opportunities they need to get their businesses up and running.  I am very ...
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