Tue. Jul 16th, 2024
Under Secretary Jenkins Travels to Australia and New Zealand

Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Ambassador Bonnie D. Jenkins will travel to Canberra and Sydney, Australia and Wellington, New Zealand from March 4-8, 2024.

While in Australia, March 4-6, Under Secretary Jenkins will advance conversations on arms control, international security, and AUKUS with Australian government, civil society, and private sector stakeholders. The Under Secretary will also celebrate International Women’s Day and continue to promote the importance of women in science, technology, engineering, math (STEM) and security leadership. Furthermore, Under Secretary Jenkins will meet with American business leaders in Australia, including The American Chamber of Commerce, to discuss views and perspectives on the strengths and opportunities for U.S.-Australia businesses.

In New Zealand, March 7-8, Under Secretary Jenkins will promote the United States’ leadership in nonproliferation and disarmament and discuss the United States’ current Indo-Pacific strategies and regional security. The Under Secretary will attend events and hold meetings with government and non-governmental counterparts. In recognition of International Women’s Day, the Under Secretary will participate in several events to reinforce the importance of women in national security.

Official news published at https://www.state.gov/under-secretary-jenkins-travels-to-australia-and-new-zealand/

originally published at Politics - JISIP NEWS