Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs Michele Sison will travel to Accra, Ghana December 3-7 for the UN Peacekeeping Ministerial. The Assistant Secretary will accompany Head of Delegation U.S. Representative to the United Nations Linda Thomas-Greenfield and other U.S. officials.
Assistant Secretary Sison will attend a U.S.-hosted side event on Improving Environmental Management in Peacekeeping Operations and Sweden’s side event on Women, Peace, and Security. She will hold meetings with counterparts and senior UN officials to reinforce the U.S. commitment to UN peacekeeping as well as meet the UN Country Team in Ghana. The 2023 UN Peacekeeping Ministerial will focus on the protection of civilians, peacekeeper safety and security, and women in peacekeeping.