Under Sec. Jenkins Visits Brussels, Hague, Munich Feb 9-19 ’23

Department of State

Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Ambassador Bonnie D. Jenkins will travel to Brussels, Belgium; The Hague, the Netherlands; and Munich, Germany, from February 9-19, 2023 to promote the United States’ continued commitment to Ukraine, discuss U.S. priorities on arms control and nonproliferation, and engage with civil society.While in Brussels from February 9-13, the Under Secretary will hold meetings at NATO Headquarters, co-lead the NATO Arms Control, Disarmament, and Non-Proliferation Committee, and meet with the EU Political and Security Committee. She will also speak to members of the press during a media hub call on February 10.From February 14-16, the Under Secretary will travel to The Hague to hold bilateral discussions with the Government of the Netherlands, meet with leadership of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, and represent the United States at the first global Summit on Responsible Artificial Intelligence in the Military Domain (REAIM 2023). At REAIM, co-sponsored by the Governments of the Netherlands and the Republic of Korea, the Under Secretary will present the U.S. position on the key opportunities, challenges, and risks associated with military applications of AI. The Under Secretary will also be part of a panel dedicated to recruiting and retaining women in international and national security.In Munich, from February 17-19, the Under Secretary will participate in the 59th Munich Security Conference. At the conference, the Under Secretary will hold bilateral meetings, attend side events, and engage with members of civil society and media. The Under Secretary will also serve as a panelist, speaking on issues related to the future of arms control, feminist foreign policy in international security, and our enduring commitment to Ukraine.

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