Assistant Secretary of State for Global Public Affairs (GPA) Bill Russo will travel to Denver, Colorado, as well as Missoula, Flathead Indian Reservation, Helena, and Great Falls, Montana, January 28-31.  During this visit, Assistant Secretary Russo will emphasize the vital role the American public has in shaping U.S. foreign policy and highlight the Administration’s commitment to crafting foreign policy that delivers for the American people.

In Denver, Assistant Secretary Russo will meet with local officials, city leaders, and students and faculty from the University of Denver and Metropolitan State University.  He will also engage Biennial of the Americas and Denver Council on Foreign Relations leadership.

In Montana, Assistant Secretary Russo will participate in a series of events in collaboration with the University of Montana’s Mansfield Center, including a number of Mansfield Dialogues community events and a Mansfield Lecture in Great Falls.   In addition, Assistant Secretary Russo will meet with the Tribal Council of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes, community and local government leaders, and will engage with students, faculty, and U.S. State Department exchange alumni, including alumni of the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) Professional Fellows Program, to highlight the role of young people in global affairs.

Follow along on Twitter/X at @GPA_AS for more updates from the trip.

U.S. Department of State

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