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  • Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken traveled to Los Angeles, where, together with President Biden and Vice President Harris, he attended the U.S.-hosted Ninth Summit of the Americas from June 7-10.

  • The Secretary met with heads of state and other leaders from North, Central, South America, and the Caribbean to discuss building a democratic, sustainable, and resilient future. The Secretary participated in a workshop on social inclusion and the economic contributions of migrants with mayors from across the Hemisphere, led a conversation with journalism students on press freedom that included launching a new network for digital communicators in the Hemisphere, highlighted efforts to strengthen democratic governance at the Civil Society Forum, and underscored our shared goals towards a digital transformation at the CEO Summit. At the Young Americas Forum he toured an entrepreneurs’ expo with young business owners from across the hemisphere.

  • The United States hosted the Summit of the Americas for the first time since its inaugural meeting in 1994.

Summit of the Americas, Day Four

Summit of the Americas, Day Three

Summit of the Americas, Day Two

Summit of the Americas, Day One

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