Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs Michele Sison will travel to Geneva, Switzerland, and Rome, Italy, May 10-23. In Geneva, Assistant Secretary Sison will participate in an event hosted by U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations and Other International Organizations in Geneva Bathsheba Crocker on climate and mobility in Small Island Developing States (SIDS). Assistant Secretary Sison will also join the U.S. delegation supporting the U.S. candidate for Director General of the International Organization for Migration (IOM), Amy E. Pope, and attend the IOM election on May 15. In Rome, the Assistant Secretary will meet with the new World Food Program Executive Director, Cindy McCain, and representatives from the Food and Agriculture Organization and the International Fund for Agricultural Development. The Assistant Secretary will also meet with representatives from the UN Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute, the International Development Law Organization, and the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Assistant Secretary Sison will then return to Geneva to join the U.S. delegation to the 76th World Health Assembly.
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