Secretary of State Blinken to Participate in 2021 High-Level Pledging Event for Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken will lead the U.S. delegation to the virtual donor conference co-hosted by the United Nations and the governments of Switzerland and Sweden on March 1, 2021. He will be joined by U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Acting Administrator Gloria Steele, U.S. Special Envoy for Yemen Tim Lenderking, and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Richard Albright.

The conference will begin at 9:00 a.m. EST. It will be live-streamed on https://webtv.un.org/live/ .

Secretary Blinken is expected to deliver remarks at approximately 9:40 a.m.

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