Program Updates | Tunisia

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Last updated: February 24, 2021

August 30, 2019

Middle East Bureau Assistant Administrator Mike Harvey announced USAID is upgrading its presence in Tunisia to a full-scale bilateral USAID Mission and the signature of a five-year Development Objective Agreement (DOAG) with the Government of Tunisia August 28, 2019. 

August 9, 2019

Under USAID’s Domestic Election Monitoring in Tunisia (DEMT) program, and in an effort to enfranchise illiterate women residing in rural areas, the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) partnered with the Tunisian Mediterranean Center (TU-MED) to train and deploy women ambassadors in governorates with the highest illiteracy rates to encourage women, especially illiterate women living in remote and hard-to-access areas, to register and vote in the May 6, 2018, municipal elections and provided them with information on registration and voting procedures.


August 8, 2019

Through paid advertising on social media, Sabrine was already raising awareness of her brand among her target audience. To help boost her promotion efforts, the young entrepreneur from Zaghouan took part in a digital marketing workshop offered by USAID's Mashrou3i program. There she learned online design tools to improve her brand messaging and outreach.