Chargée d’Affaires, a.i. Natasha Franceschi Hosted Participants at the 2021 COP-26 Environmental Conference in Glasgow

Chargée d’Affaires, a.i. Natasha Franceschi hosted a  group of young Tunisian environmentalists who represented Tunisia at the 2021 COP-26 environmental conference in Glasgow and are on their way to represent their country in this year’s COP-27 in Egypt. Tackling climate change is a priority for the United States. We are proud to see talented youth …

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Earth Day 2022

Antony J. Blinken, Secretary of State As we celebrate the 52nd annual Earth Day, we are able to reflect on the past year as the period when we gained momentum in our global commitment to foster a healthier planet. This Administration has made the climate crisis a foreign policy priority by working to scale up …

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Tunisian Exchange Alumni Lead a Project on Environmental Protection 

On February 9 and 10, the Tunisian Blue Ambassadors (TBA) project organized a two-day workshop for a group of English Access Microsholarship Program graduates on themes related to marine and environmental protection and preservation in Tunis. The project – implemented by Notre Grand Bleu association and led by alumni of the Thomas Jefferson Program – …

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Leaders: Can Tunisia Afford to Care About Climate Change?

Tunisia’s 2014 constitution has been called one of the most progressive in the world.  It has been praised for its provisions regarding the rights of the disabled, regarding healthcare, and most notably, regarding climate change.  Indeed, Tunisia is one of only three countries in the world to enshrine its commitment to climate stewardship in its …

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