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Michelle Kwan To Visit Ukraine


Media Note
Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman
Washington, DC
February 25, 2009

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American Public Diplomacy Envoy Michelle Kwan will travel to Ukraine on February 28th where she will visit Kiev, Yalta, Sevastopol, Bakhchisarai and Odessa. This eight-day trip marks the figure skating champion’s fourth tour as an American Public Diplomacy Envoy for the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.

As a Public Diplomacy Envoy, Ms. Kwan promotes cross-cultural dialogue with international youth and increases understanding of America by sharing her story and life experiences. Kwan’s activities during her trip will include participating in a roundtable discussion with university students, visiting high schools, conducting skating clinics and meeting with alumni of other Department of State exchange programs.

For more information, please contact Darlene Kirk, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, 202-203-7616 or kirkdx@state.gov.



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