Office of the Spokesperson
February 8, 2016
Under Secretary of State for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights Sarah Sewall is on travel to Egypt, February 7–10.
Under Secretary Sewall will meet with government officials and civil society representatives to discuss countering violent extremism, transparency, governance, and human rights issues including gender-based violence. She will also deliver a public lecture, “The Role of Women in Overcoming Egypt’s Economic and Security Challenges in the 21st Century.”
For further information, please contact Virginia Blakeman at BlakemanVH@state.gov. To follow the trip and for more information on the State Department’s work on civilian security, democracy, and human rights, follow us on Twitter @CivSecatState or visit www.state.gov/j.