Saturday, February 13, 2016

Under Secretary Sewall Travels to Egypt

Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Department of State
Washington, DC
February 8, 2016

Under Secretary of State for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights Sarah Sewall is on travel to Egypt, February 7–10.

Under Secretary Sewall will meet with government officials and civil society representatives to discuss countering violent extremism, transparency, governance, and human rights issues including gender-based violence. She will also deliver a public lecture, “The Role of Women in Overcoming Egypt’s Economic and Security Challenges in the 21st Century.”

To follow the trip and for more information on the State Department’s work on civilian security, democracy, and human rights, follow us on Twitter @CivSecatState or visit

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