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Assistant Secretary Linda Thomas-Greenfield to Travel to Comoros, Madagascar, and Mauritius January 8-13, 2016

Source: U.S. Department of State
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Office of the Spokesperson

Washington, DC

January 8, 2016

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Assistant Secretary for African Affairs Linda Thomas-Greenfield is traveling to Comoros, Madagascar, and Mauritius January 8-13, 2016

In Comoros, Assistant Secretary Thomas-Greenfield will participate in high-level bilateral meetings to discuss elections, security, and combatting trafficking in persons. She will also meet with Peace Corps Volunteers.

In Madagascar, Assistant Secretary Thomas-Greenfield will discuss governance, security issues, and health with top officials. She will visit the American Center, and she will meet with Madagascar's Mandela Washington Fellows from President Obama's Young African Leaders Initiative.

In Mauritius, Assistant Secretary Thomas-Greenfield will discuss climate change and trafficking in persons with Mauritian officials. In addition, she will meet with Mauritian women political leaders, as well as Mauritian Mandela Washington Fellows from President Obama's Young African Leaders Initiative.