Assistant Secretary for Economic and Business Affairs Manisha Singh will travel to Madrid, Spain, and Athens, Greece, October 2-8, to meet with government counterparts and the private sector to expand partnerships and economic opportunities for American workers.
In Madrid from October 2-5, Assistant Secretary Singh will join Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs Kevin Moley, to meet with leadership from the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) to continue to negotiate favorable terms of the U.S. rejoining the UNWTO as announced on June 17, 2019. The UNWTO offers great potential to fuel economic growth in the U.S. tourism sector, create new jobs for American workers, and highlight American travel destinations.
Assistant Secretary Singh will travel to Athens October 5-8, as a member of the U.S. delegation to the U.S. – Greece Strategic Dialogue. She will lead a session on Innovation and Start-Ups discussing the cyber-economy and use of trusted vendors as well as policy issues surrounding the development of emerging technologies such artificial intelligence and cryptocurrencies. She will also lead a session on Trade and Investment between the U.S. and Greece including expansion of the bilateral trade relationship and continuing to promote expanded opportunities for American companies.