April 30, 2010


Bureau of International Organization Affairs

Assistant Secretary Brimmer welcomed the UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual Violence (SRSG) in Conflict to discuss the staffing of Ms. Wallstrom's office as well as her recent visit to the Democratic Republic of the Congo to assess next steps in dealing with atrocities occurring there. The Bureau was pleased to host a roundtable discussion for representatives of the Bureau of African Affairs, Global Women's Issues Office, Women in Conflict Office, Democracy, Human Rights and Labor Bureau and Ms. Wallstrom. The IO Bureau welcomes the appointment of Ms. Wallstrom as an important step forward in halting the devastating effect of sexual violence in armed conflict.

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Date: 04/30/2010 Location: Washington, DC Description: A/S Brimmer greets UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict Margot Wallstrom.
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