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Enrique Roig serves as Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, DC where he oversees the Bureau’s work on the Western Hemisphere and Africa. Previously, he served as Senior Advisor in the Office of the Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy and Human Rights at the U.S. Department of State where he led the portfolio on Western Hemisphere migration and the Strategy to Prevent Conflict and Promote Stability. He also oversaw portfolios related to the Bureau for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement and the Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations. Prior positions include Director for Creative Associate’s global Citizen Security practice area where he oversaw major operations in Central America, the Caribbean, and North Africa. He also served as the Senior Citizen Security Specialist and Coordinator for the Central America Regional Security Initiative (CARSI) at the U.S. Agency for International Development, where he led USAID’s place-based initiative to reduce homicides in Central America. He has also more than 25 years of experience in 26 countries and has led politically sensitive human rights, elections, and citizen security initiatives worldwide. He holds a M.A. in International Relations from The American University in Washington, D.C., and a B.A. in Political Science from Westmont College in Santa Barbara, California.

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