Secretary Kerry to Deliver Remarks at United Nations International School

Notice to the Press
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
June 1, 2016


U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will deliver remarks to students at United Nations International School during a commencement ceremony at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 2, 2016, in the United Nations General Assembly Hall, in New York City.

Graduating seniors will leave United Nations International School for 70 of the world's universities in 12 countries, and 43 colleges in the United States and the District of Columbia. The 102 graduates represent 41 nationalities with 38 languages spoken. Sixty percent of the student families are affiliated with the United Nations. Taught by faculty representing 32 countries, students receive an academically rigorous international education in nine languages.

Secretary Kerry’s remarks will be open to the media.

Journalists and photographers with media passes will be able to access the General Assembly Hall at 3:15 p.m. and final access will be at 3:45 p.m.

For further information please contact United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary General for the United Nations International School, Maria Migoya, migoya@un.org.

The speech will be streamed live on 2009-2017.state.gov and www.webtv.un.org. Follow @StateDept and @UNISNYC.