Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Richard Stengel Will Travel to Rome, Italy, and Berlin, Germany, from January 31 through February 5

Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
January 29, 2016


In Rome, the Under Secretary will participate in a meeting of co-leads of all the Counter-ISIL Coalition Working Groups and accompany Sec. John F. Kerry at the Counter-ISIL Coalition Ministerial. He will visit the Community of Sant’Egidio, where he will meet with refugees and non-governmental organizations providing relief to migrants.

In Berlin, Under Secretary Stengel will moderate a panel discussion presented by Zocalo Public Square on the topic “What Does Muslim Integration Look Like?” The event will be recorded and rebroadcast by NPR Berlin. He will also meet with civil society leaders and refugees and highlight U.S. support for Germany’s efforts to integrate and assist new immigrants.

For updates on the trip, please follow Under Secretary Stengel on Twitter at @stengel. For more information about the Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs, please visit here.