Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Richard Stengel to Travel to the United Kingdom for Meeting of Counter-ISIL Coalition Strategic Communications Working Group

Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
October 23, 2015


Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Richard Stengel will travel to London, United Kingdom, October 27-29, for a meeting of the Counter-ISIL Coalition Communications Working Group. He will co-chair discussions with government officials and technology partners to strengthen collaboration in the fight against ISIL. The Under Secretary will also join a cultural heritage protection event sponsored by the British government to stress the importance of safeguarding cultural heritage from becoming a tool for terrorist financing. As part of the Department’s expanding efforts to support independent media and press freedom in Eastern Europe, Under Secretary Stengel will also meet with London-based media organizations, think tanks, and journalists.

For updates on the trip, please follow Under Secretary Stengel on Twitter at @stengel.

To learn more about the Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs, please visit here.