Press Office

This section is the official embassy representative to local media contacts.  It disseminates and provides official information on U.S. foreign policy.  Its focus is to facilitate and make clear to media contacts the US government foreign policy strategy in the region and particularly in Tunisia, which comes under the mission goals to maintain and strengthen ties of good relationship and also to reinforce the bilateral cooperation in all fields.


Free Online Courses

International Center for Journalists
We run programs that use the latest digital technology to increase the flow of quality news. Our goal is to serve as catalysts for change, leaving our partners stronger and officials more accountable.

Since its founding in 1975, The Poynter Institute has had one goal: to elevate journalism. More than 40 years later, our role in strengthening democracy has never been more important.

For more information about registration for AMIDEAST English courses, please contact the U.S. Embassy Press Office at


Reporting Tours
The FPCs work to promote accuracy, objectivity, and balance in foreign media coverage of issues of strategic importance to the United States. We engage directly with foreign media to advance U.S. foreign policy priorities by providing them with direct access to authoritative sources of information.

Media Co-ops


Visa Information

Generally, a citizen of a foreign country who wishes to enter the United States must first obtain a visa, either a non-immigrant visa for temporary stay, or an immigrant visa for permanent residence. Media (I) visas are for representatives of the foreign media, including members of the press, radio, film, and print industries, traveling temporarily to the United States to work in their profession engaged in informational or educational media activities, essential to the foreign media function. Activities in the United States while on a media (I) visa must be for a media organization having its home office in a foreign country. (Read more)