Under Secretary Richard Stengel To Host Counter-ISIL Coalition Communications Working Group

Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
July 19, 2016


On July 20, Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Richard Stengel will host a meeting of the Counter-ISIL Coalition Communications Working Group in Washington, DC, in coordination with the working group’s co-leads, the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom. The meeting will include a discussion with Coalition partners, the interagency, and private sector representatives, on ways to increase cooperation to accelerate the defeat of ISIL. The Coalition’s Communications Working Group includes 29 international partners who share information and coordinate public outreach and online campaigns to counter ISIL’s propaganda.