Ambassador of Tunisia to the EU and Belgium and Luxembourg S.E. M. Tahar Cherif has served at the Mission since 2012. His Excellency Cherif will share his thoughts on the recent presidential election and the role Tunisia has played in the Arab Spring movement. He will also explore Tunisia’s political and economic relationship with the European Union, and in particular Belgium and Luxembourg), especially in the four year period since the Jasmine Revolution.
Moreover, Ambassador Cherif will discuss Tunisia’s democratic transition, marking the four years since the revolution began in January 2011, as well as Tunisia’s security and economic challenges. Using his own experience as a diplomat, Ambassador Cherif will impart some advice to young professionals who seek to pursue a career in diplomacy.
After the discussion the Tunisian Embassy will generously provide a reception featuring Tunisian cuisine for YPFP members.
Please note: Photo ID will be required for this event. This event will take place in French.
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Created in early 2011, YPFP Brussels' Ambassador Series offers young and aspiring foreign policy professionals the chance to engage first-hand with high-level experts working in international diplomacy. Some of our previous speakers include the Singaporean, Finnish, and Indian Ambassadors to the EU.
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