Friday, January 15, 2016
Asst. Sec. Thomas-Greenfield Travels to Comoros, Madagascar, and Mauritius
Office of the Spokesperson
Department of State
January 8, 2016
Assistant Secretary for African Affairs Linda Thomas-Greenfield is traveling to Comoros, Madagascar, and Mauritius January 8-13, 2016
In Comoros, Assistant Secretary Thomas-Greenfield will participate in high-level bilateral meetings to discuss elections, security, and combatting trafficking in persons. She will also meet with Peace Corps Volunteers.
In Madagascar, Assistant Secretary Thomas-Greenfield will discuss governance, security issues, and health with top officials. She will visit the American Center, and she will meet with Madagascar’s Mandela Washington Fellows from President Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiative.
In Mauritius, Assistant Secretary Thomas-Greenfield will discuss climate change and trafficking in persons with Mauritian officials. In addition, she will meet with Mauritian women political leaders, as well as Mauritian Mandela Washington Fellows from President Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiative.
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