Home » Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs » Bureau of Public Affairs » Bureau of Public Affairs: Office of Press Relations » Press Releases » Press Releases: 2013 » Press Releases: August 2013 » United States-European Union Human Rights Consultations
Uzra Zeya, Acting Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, is leading a delegation to Brussels August 27-29, for annual human rights consultations between the United States and European Union.
Stavros Lambrinidis, Special Representative for Human Rights, and European External Action Service and Managing Director Mara Marinaki will lead the European Union delegation. The consultations allow the United States and European Union to share their respective views on the human rights situation in key third countries, as well as to coordinate positions in multilateral organizations. The consultations also reflect the EU’s expanding emphasis on human rights since the June 2012 establishment of its “Strategic Framework on Human Rights and Democracy.
In addition to consultations with EU counterparts, Acting Assistant Secretary Zeya will meet with representatives of leading European human rights and civil society organizations.
The Office of Website Management, Bureau of Public Affairs, manages this site as a portal for information from the U.S. State Department.
External links to other Internet sites should not be construed as an endorsement of the views or privacy policies contained therein.