Large Senior Multi-agency Delegation to Represent the U.S. at May 11 UPR Review

The second Universal Periodic Review of the United States will take place on May 11, 2015. The U.S. report was made public in February 2015 and is available via the State Department website: http://www.state.gov/j/drl/upr/2015/index.htm

The review will be webcast live on webtv.un.org.

The United States will be represented by a multi-agency delegation.

Heads of Delegation

The Honorable Keith Harper
U.S. Ambassador to the Human Rights Council

Mary McLeod
Acting Legal Adviser
Office of the Legal Adviser
Department of State

Federal Government Representatives

The Honorable Kevin Washburn
Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs
Bureau of Indian Affairs
Department of the Interior

Jocelyn Aqua
Senior Component Official for Privacy
National Security Division
Department of Justice

David Bitkower
Deputy Assistant Attorney General
Criminal Division
Department of Justice

Scott Busby
Deputy Assistant Secretary
Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor
Department of State

James Cadogan
Senior Counselor
Office of the Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights
Department of Justice

Gwendolyn Keyes Fleming
Chief of Staff to the Administrator
Environmental Protection Agency

Nadine Gracia
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Minority Health
Department of Health and Human Services

Bryan Greene
Acting Assistant Secretary and General Deputy Assistant
Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity
Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity
Department of Housing and Urban Development

Brigadier General Richard Gross
Legal Counsel to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
Department of Defense

Lieutenant Colonel Lloyd Hager
Deputy Legal Counsel
Office of the Chairman’s Legal Counsel
Department of Defense

Kathleen Hooke
Assistant Legal Adviser for Human Rights and Refugees
Office of Human Rights and Refugees
Office of the Legal Adviser
Department of State

Tara Jones
Foreign Affairs Specialist
International Humanitarian Policy
Office of Stability and Humanitarian Affairs
Department of Defense

Sofija Korac
Foreign Affairs Officer
Office of Multilateral and Global Affairs
Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor
Department of State

Josh Kretman
Attorney Adviser
Office of Human Rights and Refugees
Office of the Legal Adviser
Department of State

Megan Mack
Chief Officer for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties
Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties
Department of Homeland Security

Laura Olson
Acting Director, Programs Branch
Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties
Department of Homeland Security

Eric Richardson
Deputy Political Counselor
Political and Specialized Agencies Office
United States Mission to the United Nations
Geneva

David Sullivan
Legal Adviser
Office of Legal Affairs
United States Mission to the United Nations
Geneva

Valerie Ullrich
Political Officer
Political and Specialized Agencies Office
United States Mission to the United Nations
Geneva

Amanda Wall
Attorney Adviser
Office of Human Rights and Refugees
Office of the Legal Adviser
Department of State

Kevin Whelan
Deputy Legal Adviser
Office of Legal Affairs
United States Mission to the United Nations
Geneva

Eric Wilson
International Affairs Coordinator
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs
Bureau of Indian Affairs
Department of the Interior

 State Government Representative

The Honorable Lisa Madigan
Attorney General
State of Illinois
Chicago, Illinois