Media Note
Washington, DC
January 7, 2014


Special Advisor for Children’s Issues Ambassador Susan Jacobs will visit Vietnam, Cambodia, and China January 8-17.

While in the region, Special Advisor Jacobs will meet with government officials and non-governmental organizations to discuss the Hague Adoption Convention and strengthening child protection systems.

Special Advisor Jacobs will visit Cambodia and Vietnam, both of which are in the process of implementing the Hague Adoption Convention. She will complete her trip with a visit to China, the top country of origin for intercountry adoptions to the United States to discuss continued cooperation regarding adoption issues.

For more information about children’s issues, please visit: ChildrensIssues.state.gov

For updates on Special Advisor Jacobs’ trip, follow her on Twitter: @ChildrensIssues

For press inquiries please contact CAPRESSREQUESTS@state.gov or (202) 485-6150.