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Assistant Secretary of State Anne C. Richard To Travel to Brussels, Belgium

Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
January 21, 2014


Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration Anne C. Richard will travel to Brussels, Belgium from January 22-25, 2014.

While in Brussels, Assistant Secretary Richard will meet with counterparts at the European Commission to participate in a strategic dialogue on humanitarian assistance. She will also meet with policy makers, non-governmental organizations, and international humanitarian partners to discuss the humanitarian crisis in Syria, as well as a range of migration and asylum issues.

The United States and the European Commission provide well over 50 percent of total contributions to the multilateral humanitarian system.

For more information on PRM, you can follow us on Twitter or Facebook. For questions about this trip, please contact PRM Public Affairs Officer Michael Zeltakalns at or (202) 453-9371.


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