Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
April 24, 2013

Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees, and Migration Anne C. Richard will travel to Switzerland on April 25-27, 2013.

While in Geneva, Assistant Secretary Richard will meet with representatives from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the International Organization of Migration (IOM), and several nongovernmental organizations to discuss various refugee and migration issues.

Assistant Secretary Richard will then travel to Bern, Switzerland, for a meeting with the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs and the Federal Office for Migration.

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PRN: 2013/0463