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  • Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken traveled to Atlanta, Georgia, May 5-6, 2023. On May 5, Secretary Blinken visited the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and met with CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky. The visit included a tour of CDC’s Emergency Operations Center and briefings on global health issues.

  • Secretary Blinken also met with and thanked staff from the Atlanta Passport Agency and Diplomatic Security’s Resident Office in Atlanta.

  • On May 6, the Secretary participated in a roundtable discussion with Historically Black Colleges and Universities presidents and executives of the Atlanta University Center Consortium, including Clark Atlanta University, Morehouse College, Morehouse School of Medicine, and Spelman College to discuss ways to continue to deepen our engagement on international education.

  • Secretary Blinken then delivered the undergraduate commencement address at Georgia Institute of Technology.

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