Assistant Secretary for Near Eastern Affairs Anne Patterson and Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor Tom Malinowski Travel to Tunis

Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
August 31, 2015


On August 31 – September 2, Assistant Secretary for Near Eastern Affairs Anne Patterson and Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor Tom Malinowski will travel to Tunis, Tunisia. Their visit will highlight U.S. support for Tunisia’s democratic government as it promotes prosperity, security, and human rights for all Tunisians.

Assistant Secretaries Patterson and Malinowski will meet with senior Tunisian Government officials, members of parliament, and civil society leaders to discuss democratic and economic reforms. Assistant Secretary Malinowski will deliver remarks at the Mediterranean School of Business about the role of civil liberties and human rights in Tunisia’s transition and the broader region.

For updates, follow Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor Assistant Secretary Malinowski on Facebook (Facebook.com/StateDRL), Twitter @Malinowski, and Instagram (Instagram/tpmalinowski).