The International Republican Institute (IRI) organized in cooperation with the House Democracy Partnership a third virtual exchange between the U.S. Congress and Tunisian Members of Parliament, reads a statement by the U.S embassy in Tunisia.
Within its MEPI funded project to support political parties in Tunisia. The session centred on crisis management and the role of legislators in addressing the challenges of COVID-19 in democracies worldwide. Both the Tunisian deputies and U.S. Representatives shared their experiences and examined how their work is evolving under social distancing and the public health and economic crises prompted by COVID-19.