General Christopher G. Cavoli, U.S. Army Commander for Europe and Africa Visited Tunis to Discuss Preparations for the African Lion

The U.S. Embassy is honored to welcome Gen. Christopher Cavoli, U.S. Army Europe and Africa Commander and Maj. Gen. Andrew Rohling, U.S. Army Europe and Africa Deputy Commander to Tunisia this week. The Generals discussed bilateral security cooperation with their Tunisian counterparts and visited the North Africa American Cemetery in Carthage, the resting place of ... Read More»

Ambassador’s Remarks at the Improving Court Administration Program Closing Ceremony

  Ambassador Donald Blome and Acting Minister of Justice Hasna Ben Slimane celebrated the success of our five-year cooperation program “Improving Court Administration.”  This $2.5 million program helped build Ministry of Justice (MOJ) technical and logistical capacities in eight model courts across Tunisia in Ariana, Bizerte, Kef, Sousse, Tozeur, Gafsa, Kef, and Tunis.  Thanks to this successful cooperation between our ... Read More»

Remote Courts

The United States is proud to partner with Tunisia’s Ministry of Justice to strengthen Tunisia’s judicial institutions through Remote Courts.  This $2 million, four-phase, nationwide project represents the strength of the bilateral relationship and reflects the ways the U.S. and Tunisia cooperate to support the Tunisian people’s democratic ambitions and to strengthen the nation’s rule-of-law. ... Read More»

Ambassador Remarks at El Aouina PPE Donation Ceremony

(as prepared) Brigadier General Ferjani and colleagues from the Department of Military Health, Good Morning. The unprecedented challenges of COVID-19 continue to affect us all. General Townsend and I here to reaffirm U.S. commitment in working hand in hand with the Tunisian government to reinforce Tunisia’s COVID-19 prevention and response efforts. During my recent visits ... Read More»

Inmates Produce 750 Masks a Day Thanks to U.S. Embassy Support

Tunisia’s Directorate General of Prison and Rehabilitation (DGPR) confirmed that, in an effort to contain the coronavirus, the seven prison facilities that have a tailor vocational program are producing medical masks using sewing machines donated by the U.S. Government. More than 750 protective masks are assembled daily based on the required health standards and issued ... Read More»

FACT SHEET: International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL)

Challenges:   Tunisia has made great strides since its 2011 revolution, including holding several rounds of fair and free parliamentary and presidential elections, finalizing a new constitution, and most recently, forming a new, democratically elected government. As with all transitions, however, there are also challenges, in particular, those posed by extremists who aim to derail ... Read More»

Richard Hinman Remarks at “The Women Security Officer: Reality and Aspirations”

Richard Hinman, Director of Tunis Office of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) gave opening remarks at a conference on the theme, “The Woman Security Officer: Reality and Aspirations.” The event was organized by the Tunisian National League of Female Police Officers and the International Center for ... Read More»
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