Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Roberta S. Jacobson is Travelling to Los Angeles, California and to Beijing, China, November 8-13

Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
November 8, 2013

In Los Angeles, Assistant Secretary Jacobson will deliver remarks at the Pacific Council on International Policy. She will then meet with officials from local university international affairs and study abroad programs to discuss President Obama’s 100,000 Strong in the Americas initiative and the U.S.–Mexico Bilateral Forum on Higher Education, Innovation, and Research. Assistant Secretary Jacobson will also attend the Mexican American Leadership Initiative brunch honoring former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

Assistant Secretary Jacobson will travel to Beijing, China, November 10-13, to co-chair the Sixth U.S.–China Sub-Dialogue on Latin America, an annual dialogue with China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, to share views and policy priorities on Latin America and the Caribbean. Following the Sub-Dialogue, on November 13, she will give remarks at a symposium of Chinese academic experts on Latin America hosted by the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. Assistant Secretary Jacobson will participate in a roundtable discussion with Latin American and Caribbean ambassadors at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing.

Follow Assistant Secretary Jacobson’s Twitter feed @ WHAAsstSecty.

PRN: 2013/1365