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Secretary of State Antony J.  Blinken will deliver remarks on May 21 as part of the graduation commencement ceremonies for the Georgetown Class of 2022 at the Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS). At the ceremony, Secretary Blinken will also receive an honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters.

The ceremony will take place at 5:00 p.m. EDT on Saturday, May 21, 2022.

Press coverage of Secretary Blinken’s May 21 remarks will be be open to pre-registered media. Please RSVP to This event will be live-streamed on,  and on the SFS webcast at

For more information, please visit the 2022 Commencement website at, or contact the State Department Office of Global Events and Travel at

U.S. Department of State

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