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2019 MEPI Local Grants

The Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs, Office of Assistance Coordination (NEA/AC) and the United States Embassy in Tunisia, Assistance Unit, are seeking proposals from eligible applicants for the 2019 Tunisia MEPI Local Grants Program. U.S. Embassy Tunisia has identified two priority areas for which it seeks responsive applications:  Transparency and Entrepreneurship. The first objective of ...
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American Artists Wow Crowds At Jazz Fest

Two American artists, the Roosevelt Collier Band and Peter Cincotti, participated in the Carthage Jazz Festival thanks to the support of the U.S. Embassy.  While in town for the festival, the artists also performed for a packed crowd at the American Center, and answered questions from Tunisians about life in the music business.  Peter Cincotti ...
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U.S. Embassy Supports Open Start up Tunisia (OST)

“Tunup” team, winners of Open Start up Tunisia (OST) of the third edition of the Fostering Entrepreneurship in Tunisian Higher Education project participated in Columbia’s Venture Competition in New York City 3-12 April 2019. The team composed of cross-disciplinary students, as well as their two coaches, pitched their idea of transforming the waste from harissa ...
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Deputy Secretary Sullivan’s Meeting With Tunisian Foreign Minister Jhinaoui

U.S. Department of State Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release Readout April 10, 2019 The following is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus: Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan met today with Tunisian Foreign Minister Khemaies Jhinaoui in Washington, D.C.  The Deputy Secretary and the Foreign Minister committed to continuing the strong partnership between ...
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