Special Envoy Randy Berry to Travel to Taiwan, Vietnam, Thailand, Indonesia, Republic of Korea, and Japan

Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
January 28, 2016


Special Envoy for the Human Rights of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex (LGBTI) Persons Randy Berry will travel from January 30 – February 13 to Taiwan, Vietnam, Thailand, Indonesia, Republic of Korea, and Japan, to participate in meetings with government officials, civil society representatives, and members of business, academic, and faith-based communities. He will discuss efforts to strengthen the global commitment to protecting and promoting the rights of LGBTI people.

For updates on the U.S. Government’s human rights work, visit www.humanrights.gov, and the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor Twitter account: @State_DRL or Special Envoy Berry’s Twitter account: @RandyBerry.

For more information, please contact DRL-Press@state.gov, or Claudette Laprise at LapriseCS@state.gov and (202) 647- 9692.