Foreign Secretary William Hague and US Secretary of State John Kerry will host a discussion on ending and preventing sexual violence in conflict situations on 25 February at 1:45 pm EST, at the US Department of State.
Zainab Hawa Bangura, UN Special Representative of the Secretary General on Sexual Violence in Conflict, and Catherine Russell, US Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues, will also participate in the discussion.
The discussion will be moderated by Katherine Weymouth, Chief Executive Officer and Publisher of The Washington Post.
It will focus on the United States, United Nations, and United Kingdom’s joint efforts to prevent and respond to sexual violence in conflict situations and ongoing efforts to protect and empower vulnerable populations during conflict and humanitarian emergencies.
Following his remarks in Belfast yesterday, he held a number of meetings with world leaders ahead of the G-8, including a visit with U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron and a meeting with EU leaders on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership. MORE
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and U.K. Foreign Secretary William Hague address reporters after their bilateral meeting at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C., on June 12, 2013. A text transcript can be found at http://www.state.gov/secretary/remarks/2013/06/210583.htm
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry meets with United Kingdom Foreign Secretary William Hague at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C., on June 12, 2013. [State Department photo/ Public Domain]
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry shakes hands with UK Foreign Secretary William Hague at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in London, United Kingdom, April 10, 2013. [State Department photo/ Public Domain]
On Sunday night, John Kerry arrived in London to begin his first overseas visit as Secretary of State, and we could not have been more pleased to welcome him to the United Kingdom for the inaugural leg of his journey. As he said in a press conference, it is no accident “the remarkable partner that is the United Kingdom” was selected as his first stop. This enthusiasm was shared by UK Foreign Secretary William Hague, who tweeted a warm greeting to Secretary Kerry in honor of the “special” bilateral relationship.
The Secretary began the day by participating in a working breakfast with British Prime Minister David Cameron at Number 10 Downing Street, where the pair discussed U.S.-EU trade negotiations.… more »
House of Commons Speaker John Bercow, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, and UK Foreign Secretary William Hague visit the House of Commons at UK Parliament in London, United Kingdom, February 25, 2013. [State Department photo/ Public Domain]