Special Envoy Perriello Travel to Sweden and the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
May 3, 2016

Special Envoy for the Great Lakes Region of Africa Thomas Perriello will travel to Stockholm, Sweden, on May 3-5, 2016, and to Goma and Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), on May 6-10. The Special Envoy will meet with the International Contact Group in Stockholm to discuss elections in the DRC and the urgent need to resume a regionally-mediated dialogue with Burundian stakeholders. The Envoy will then travel to the DRC to engage with Congolese stakeholders.