Office of the Spokesperson
May 3, 2016
Special Envoy for the Great Lakes Region of Africa Thomas Perriello will travel to Stockholm, Sweden, on May 3-5, 2016, and to Goma and Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), on May 6-10. The Special Envoy will meet with the International Contact Group in Stockholm to discuss elections in the DRC and the urgent need to resume a regionally-mediated dialogue with Burundian stakeholders. The Envoy will then travel to the DRC to engage with Congolese stakeholders.