Archive forApril, 2015

  • TAYP Members Meet with Visiting Parliamentarians

    On March 27th, TAYP members Mohamed Malouche, Mohamed Bouras, and Saoussen Mahjoub met with four members of the Tunisian parliament: Mr. Badreddine Abdelkafi (Ennahdha), Ali Bennour (Afek Tounes), Mohamad Jalel Ghedira (Nidaa Tounes), and Bachir Lazzem (Ennahdha) during their most recent visit to Washington DC. The parliamentarians were in Washington DC for a legislative exchange, […] Read More
  • Investment, Entrepreneurship, and Development in Tunisia Conference Review

    On Monday March 16, TAYP, the American Tunisian Association, and The George Washington University hosted a panel of high-profile speakers to follow up on the March 5th visit of Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker to Tunisia. This conference allowed high-profile speakers to highlight some of the biggest challenges currently facing Tunisia’s economic development and what […] Read More
  • President Essebsi to Visit Washington DC

    On Thursday May 21, Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi will meet with President Obama at the White House to “ underscore the United States’ longstanding friendship with Tunisia,” according to a White House press release. The two presidents will discuss a variety of topics, ranging from economic reform and security cooperation, as well as issues […] Read More
  • Washington DC to Welcome New Tunisian Ambassador

     While not yet officially confirmed, Washington DC is excited to welcome Faisal Gouiaa as the new Tunisian ambassador to the United States. Mr. Gouiaa is a veteran diplomat and is a specialist of international relations and foreign affairs. His first government post was at the International Relations Department at the Ministry of Women and Family, […] Read More
  • Afkar Conference: Sustainable Civil Society Towards Effective Local Governance

    On Saturday, April 4, 2015, over 50 key players in Tunisian civil society came together as part of the launch of a new innovative forum for ideas, titled “Afkar” – literally “ideas” in Arabic. Organized by Houssem Aoudi, the President of TAYP’s Tunisia chapter, this was an opportunity for individual stakeholders to come together to […] Read More
  • TAYP Welcomes Two New Board Members

    As TAYP continues its efforts around the 4 E’s Model, it will rely even more on the expertise and experience of its valued board members. In order to meet the needs of our ever-expanding community and to excel in our various programmatic endeavors, we are pleased to announce the addition of two new board members: […] Read More