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Special Representative Desirée Cormier Smith will travel to South Africa from May 9-13 to engage government and civil society representatives and seek opportunities for partnership going forward. This is her first visit to the region in this role.

While in South Africa, Special Representative Cormier Smith will discuss shared challenges related to racial inequities and opportunities for collaboration with government official and civil society interlocutors to globally combat structural racism, discrimination, and xenophobia.

To learn more about Special Representative Cormier Smith’s mandate and work, follow @US_SRREJ on Twitter.

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