U.S. Support to Tunisia

U.S. support to Tunisia is coordinated primarily through five sections of the embassy.

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) strongly supports Tunisia’s democratic and economic transition as the Tunisian people consolidate the gains of the 2011 Jasmine Revolution to lay the foundation for an inclusive, accountable political system and dynamic, private sector-led economic. (see more)

Foreign Assistance Unit

The United States remains a committed partner to Tunisia by working with its government, private sector, and civil society as they lay the foundations for the country’s future. (see more)

Millennium Challenge Corporation

Tunisia is a new compact partner for MCC. The Board noted Tunisia’s strong scorecard performance and the opportunity to work with the country as it consolidates its recent democratic gains, takes on a significant policy reform agenda, and combats poverty and inequality challenges. (Read more)

Defense Attache Office/Office of Security Cooperation

The Defense Attaché Office with the Office of Security Cooperation implements the full range of defense cooperation activities in Tunisia.  Chief among these activities is the support of bilateral cooperation programs. Other activities include the sale of defense articles and services; the training and professional development of Tunisian military personnel; and the coordination of humanitarian assistance programs on behalf of the U.S. Department of Defense. (see more)

International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL)

INL supports Tunisian efforts to reform security and justice institutions to ensure they protect the rights of the Tunisian people. INL’s strategy in Tunisia is to promote interministerial reform efforts for the police, justice sector, and prison system to complement more immediate-term efforts to bolster basic capacities through training and equipment. (see more)

Foreign Agricultural Service

FAS primary mission is to improve market access for U.S. products and to promote and facilitate exports of U.S. agricultural products. (see more)