High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission Federica Mogherini will travel to Tunisia on Monday 1 November.
The visit to Tunis comes just after the adoption of the Joint Communication for strengthening the European Union’s support to Tunisia’s democratic transition and to promoting the country socio-economic development. The HRVP will meet with Beji Caïd Essebsi, President of the Republic, Youssef Chahed, Prime Minister, Khemaies Jhinaoui, Minister for Foreign Affairs, other members of government, as well as representatives of young leaders’ associations. She will then participate at the inauguration of the project on the depollution of the Lake of Bizerte (North Tunisia) and on the Mediterranean Sea together with Tunisians authorities, the Secretary General of the Union for the Mediterranean, European Investment Bank and European Bank for Reconstruction and Development. In Bizerte, Federica Mogherini will also meet students and civil society representatives.