Tunisia: EU Leaders Promise Over $1 Billion in Aid During Joint Visit

by | Jun 11, 2023 | Diplomacy, Economic, Security, Tunisia


On 11 June 2023, several European leaders traveled to Tunis to announce a series of aid packages and assistance programs designed to address surging irregular migration and Tunisia’s vulnerable financial situation. The group ultimately promised aid totaling over $1 billion to help Tunisia navigate its overlapping crises.

The European delegation included European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, and Italian Prime Minister Georgia Meloni. Meloni had visited Tunis earlier in the week, meeting with President Kais Saied and Prime Minister Najla Bouden.

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