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On August 6-8, 2022, Administrator Samantha Power will travel to Bogotá, Colombia, as the head of the U.S. delegation that will attend the inauguration of Colombia’s President-Elect, Gustavo Francisco Petro Urrego. Other members of the U.S. delegation will include Gregory Meeks, Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee; Francisco L. Palmieri, Chargé d’Affaires, United States Embassy in Bogotá, Colombia; Desirée Cormier Smith, Special Representative for Racial Equity and Justice, U.S. Department of State; and Juan Gonzalez, Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Western Hemisphere Affairs, National Security Council.

In Bogotá, Administrator Power, along with members of the delegation, will participate in a series of engagements including a roundtable with human rights advocates, a discussion with environmental defenders and climate change experts, and bilateral meetings with Colombian government officials.

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La Administradora Samantha Power Encabezará la Delegación del Gobierno deEE. UU. para la Toma de Posesión del Presidente Electo de Colombia, Gustavo Francisco Petro Urrego

Del 6 al 8 de agosto del 2022, la administradora de USAID Samantha Power, viajará a Bogotá, Colombia, como jefa de la delegación estadounidense que asistirá a la toma de posesión del presidente electo de Colombia Gustavo Francisco Petro Urrego. Otros miembros de la delegación de EE. UU. incluirán a Gregory Meeks, presidente del Comité de Asuntos Exteriores de la Cámara de Representantes; Francisco L. Palmieri, encargado de negocios de la Embajada de los Estados Unidos en Bogotá, Colombia; Desirée Cormier Smith, representante especial para la Equidad y Justicia Racial del Departamento de Estado de EE. UU. y Juan González, asistente especial del presidente Joe Biden y director de Asuntos para el Hemisferio Occidental del Consejo Nacional de Seguridad.

En Bogotá, la administradora Power y los miembros de la delegación, participarán en una serie de eventos que incluirán una mesa redonda con defensores de derechos humanos, una discusión con defensores medioambientales y expertos en cambio climático y reuniones bilaterales con funcionarios del gobierno Colombiano.

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