Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Wendy R. Sherman will travel to Ottawa, Canada, January 7. She will lead a U.S. delegation to the fourth U.S.-Canada High Level Policy Review Group. The Review Group will discuss U.S. and Canadian cooperation on North American, hemispheric, and global issues of mutual concern, as well as a range of strategic issues including security, counter-terrorism, and our shared border.
Other members of the U.S. delegation include Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Kevin O’Reilly; Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs Gerald Feierstein; Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Kin Moy; Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Bisa Williams; Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Brent R. Hartley; and Coordinator for Cyber Issues Christopher Painter.
The relationship between the United States and Canada is one of the closest, strongest and most durable partnerships in the world. Regular high-level dialogue between senior leaders from both governments advances our work on shared goals.