Assistant Secretary Jose Fernandez Traveling to Tunisia
Assistant Secretary for Economic and Business Affairs Jose W. Fernandez will travel to Tunis, Tunisia, from May 30-31 to participate in the Middle East and North Africa “Better Governance and Fair Tax Systems” conference in Tunis. At this conference, Assistant Secretary Fernandez will jointly launch a new Tax Inspectors without Borders Program in cooperation with the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development’s Center for Tax Policy and Administration, a key component of Secretary Clinton’s new Domestic Finance for Development (DF4D) initiative.
While in Tunis, Assistant Secretary Fernandez will speak to business students at the Mediterranean School of Business. He will also meet with government officials and business representatives to discuss ways to support Tunisia’s democratic transition and strengthen economic governance.