Coordinator for Cyber Issues and U.S. Coordinator for International Communications and Information Policy Travel to Brasilia

Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
October 26, 2015


Christopher Painter, the Secretary’s Coordinator for Cyber Issues and Ambassador Daniel Sepulveda, U.S. Coordinator for International Communications and Information Policy, will discuss Information and Communications Technology (ICT) and cyber policy with government officials, the private sector, and civil society at the second U.S.-Brazil Internet and ICT Working Group in Brasilia on October 27-28. 

During their visit to Brasilia, Coordinator Painter and Ambassador Sepulveda will join Ambassador Benedicto Fonseca Filho, Director of the Department of Scientific and Technological Affairs at the Ministry of External Relations, and Virgilio Almeida, Secretary of Information Policy at the Ministry of Science, Technology, and Innovation, for a roundtable discussion with students and members of the public on The Future of the Internet.   

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