Special Envoy Rosenthal to Visit Latvia

Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
April 18, 2012

Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Hannah Rosenthal will travel to Latvia from April 19-23, 2012. In Riga, Special Envoy Rosenthal will meet with the Latvian Ministry of Foreign Affairs regarding Latvia’s leadership in combating anti-Semitism and extremism. She will also visit the Ministry of Education to discuss programs on combating discrimination.

Special Envoy Rosenthal will attend a joint meeting with the Latvian State Police and the NGO Hate Crimes Seminar Group to discuss hate crimes investigation training. In addition, she will speak about the U.S. perspective of a multi-ethnic heritage at Riga’s Jugla High School and meet with representatives of Latvia’s Jewish community.

Special Envoy Rosenthal will have press availabilities in Riga. For details on these events and media access contact the U.S. Embassy to Latvia press office at us.embassy.riga@gmail.com.

PRN: 2012/601