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DRL Acting Assistant Secretary Uzra Zeya's Travel to the 2013 BMENA Forum for the Future

Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
December 13, 2013


Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) Acting Assistant Secretary of State Uzra Zeya will travel to Cairo, Egypt, December 15-20 to lead the U.S. delegation to the 2013 G-8 Broader Middle East and North Africa (BMENA) Initiative’s Forum for the Future.

The December 16-17 Forum for the Future will bring together senior officials from BMENA and G-8 governments along with representatives from civil society and the private sector. The 2013 BMENA process focuses on economic development, women’s empowerment, and freedom of expression.

During her trip to Egypt, Ms. Zeya will also meet separately with Egyptian government officials and civil society groups in Cairo and Alexandria.

PRN: 2013/1575


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