Press Statement
Victoria Nuland
Department Spokesperson, Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
February 15, 2012


Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will travel to Mexico to participate in the first G-20 Ministers of Foreign Affairs informal meeting in Los Cabos, February 18-20.

The Secretary will discuss key issues the United States and other G-20 members face individually and as partners on global economic matters including principles for the international economic system, green growth and sustainable development, food security, and human development. Secretary Clinton will also hold meetings with counterparts to discuss bilateral issues.

The United States and G-20 partners share many opportunities and challenges and work collaboratively on a wide range of issues. This visit is an opportunity to reinforce close relations among nations and to identify common objectives and strategies to address global challenges and ensure global prosperity.



PRN: 2012/222