Fri. Jul 12th, 2024
Deputy Secretary Verma travels to Colombia and Antigua and Barbuda

Deputy Secretary of State for Management and Resources Richard R. Verma will travel to Bogotá, Colombia and St. John’s, Antigua and Barbuda, from May 27 to 30. In Bogotá, he will lead the U.S. delegation to the 11th U.S.-Colombia High Level Dialogue and reaffirm the ties of friendship and cooperation that unite the United States and Colombia. While in Bogotá, he will underscore the two countries’ continued commitments to address shared priorities, including environmental protection, counternarcotics and security, migration management, human rights, and economic development.

In St. John’s, Deputy Secretary Verma will serve as alternate head of delegation at the 4th International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS4). The Deputy Secretary will reaffirm the United States’ commitment to support SIDS to advance their sustainability and achieve their vision for resilient prosperity.

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