Visit of Counselor Thomas A. Shannon to Brazil

Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
June 22, 2015


Counselor Thomas A. Shannon will travel to Sao Paulo, Brazil June 22-24.  He will participate in a conference of the Atlantic Strategy Group hosted by the Fernando Henrique Cardoso Institute, German Marshall Fund, and the OCP Policy Center.  He will also meet with private sector and civil society officials. 

The conference will focus on the Atlantic area and its future, specifically with regard to critical areas such as sustainable agriculture and food trade, energy, trade and investment, and governance and security challenges.