Under Secretary Stengel Travel to Kuwait and United Arab Emirates

Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
April 25, 2016

Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs, Richard Stengel, will travel to Kuwait City, Kuwait on April 24 where he will lead a meeting of the Countering-ISIL Coalition Messaging Working Group. He will also join Coalition partners to explore new initiatives aimed at developing and coordinating a global anti-Da’esh messaging strategy. Under Secretary Stengel will also meet with senior Kuwaiti government officials to reinforce the continued partnership between the U.S. and Kuwait.

On April 26-27 Under Secretary Stengel will travel to Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates where he will visit the Sawab Center. The Under Secretary will also speak to student groups and meet with government officials to highlight the importance of education exchanges and ways to strengthen cooperation on countering violent extremism.