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Secretary Clinton Launches Strategic Dialogue With Civil Society – Geneva NGOs Participate via Videoconference
February 16, 2011

Launch of the Strategic Dialogue with NGOs
Launch of the Strategic Dialogue with Civil Society

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton delivered remarks at the first ever Strategic Dialogue with Civil Society on Wednesday, February 16, at the Department of State. After here remarks, the Secretary led a plenary session of the Dialogue with civil society representatives from more than 20 countries and senior Administration officials.

In Washington DC, civil society representatives taking part in the Dialogue will include Sherif Mansour of Egypt and Sima Samar of Afghanistan.Civil society representatives will also participate in the event via interactive video conferences from 50 embassies around the world, including the U.S. Mission to the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland.