Ambassador Daniel Rubinstein and Mr. Glenn Rogers, USAID-Tunisia Representative, attended a graduation ceremony at the Center for Entrepreneurship and Executive Development (CEED), a Tunisian NGO that specializes in assisting young entrepreneurs.
On September 28, 2016, American Ambassador to Tunisia Daniel Rubinstein travelled to Kssour Essaf in Mahdia Governorate to highlight the U.S. Government's commitment to supporting inclusive economic growth, competitiveness, and job creation throughout Tunisia.
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) supports Tunisia’s democratic and economic transition as the Tunisian people consolidate the gains of the 2011 Jasmine Revolution. By advancing an inclusive, accountable political system and dynamic, private sector-led economic growth, USAID assistance promotes prosperous and resilient communities across the country. Since 2011, USAID has provided approximately $300 million to support Tunisia’s economic growth and democracy.
With assistance from the U.S. Agency for International Development, more Tunisian businesses are showing the world that Tunisia is open for business.
Today, Tunisia signed a loan guarantee agreement with the United States that will allow Tunisia to access up to $500 million in affordable financing from international capital markets, delivering on President Obama’s discussions with Tunisian President Caid Essebsi in May 2015.
Last updated: January 03, 2017