Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights Uzra Zeya will travel to Brussels June 15-16, 2023. During this trip, she will represent the United States at the European Union (EU)-hosted Brussels Conference on Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region, which aims to mobilize assistance for vulnerable Syrians and their host communities and to affirm the international community’s support for a political solution to the Syria conflict in line with UN Security Council Resolution 2254. The United States is unwavering in its commitment to the Syrian people and will announce additional humanitarian funding for the Syria response.
Under Secretary Zeya will also meet with senior EU officials to discuss shared objectives including advancing universal human rights; mutual efforts to stand with Ukraine; and ensuring safe, orderly, and humane migration globally. Finally, she will engage diverse members of Syrian civil society to discuss ongoing human rights violations, refugee protection, justice and accountability, missing and unjustly detained persons, and how these issues affect women and girls.
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