Saturday, April 16, 2016
Asst. Secretary Linda Thomas-Greenfield Travels to Accra
Office of the Spokesperson
Department of State
April 15, 2016
Assistant Secretary for African Affairs Linda Thomas-Greenfield is traveling to Accra and London April 17-22, 2016.
In Accra, Assistant Secretary Thomas-Greenfield will attend the first U.S.-African Think Tank Dialogue roundtable to discuss governance and democracy issues with senior representatives of prominent African think tanks. While in Ghana, she also will visit a local USAID project for sanitation and wastewater.
In London, Assistant Secretary Thomas-Greenfield will attend the biannual P3 High Level Africa Security Meeting with UK and French partners. The meeting will focus on P3 support for African-led peacekeeping, efforts to support Nigeria and the other Lake Chad Basin countries in the fight against Boko Haram as well as P3 support for ongoing AU and UN efforts in Somalia and the Sahel. She will also meet with UK Minister for Africa James Duddridge on the margins of the P3 meeting.