Acting Assistant Secretary for Consular Affairs Travels to the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the Netherlands, and Italy

Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
March 19, 2015


Acting Assistant Secretary for Consular Affairs Michele T. Bond is visiting the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the Netherlands, and Italy, March 19-27. While in the DRC, she will meet with government officials to discuss intercountry adoption concerns.

In the Netherlands, Acting Assistant Secretary Bond will meet with officials from the Ministry of Security and Justice and visit the National Crisis Center in Amsterdam. She will also talk with students at Amsterdam University College. In Rome, Acting Assistant Secretary Bond will deliver a keynote address at the Federation of American Women’s Clubs Overseas Conference and tour Salvation Army relief facilities.

For more information about the Bureau of Consular Affairs, please visit: Travel.state.gov.For press inquiries please contact CAPRESSREQUESTS@state.gov or (202) 485-6150.