Special Envoy for the Human Rights of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex (LGBTI) Persons Randy Berry Travels to the Netherlands

Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
November 1, 2016

Special Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBTI Persons Randy Berry will travel to The Hague, Netherlands November 2 - 4 by invitation of the Dutch and Uruguayan Governments to attend a meeting of the Equal Rights Coalition. The Coalition, comprised of 31 countries and co-chaired by the Netherlands and Uruguay, seeks to promote equality for all, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or sex characteristics. Member governments will share best practices on advancing the human rights of LGBTI persons and enhancing diplomatic coordination in support of that goal.

For updates on the U.S. Government’s human rights work, visit www.humanrights.gov, the DRL Twitter account, @State_DRL, or Special Envoy Berry’s Twitter account, @RandyBerry.

For more information, please contact DRL-Press@state.gov, or Mario Crifo at CrifoMN@state.gov and (202) 647-9692.