United States | Assistant Secretary of State for Arms Control, Verification, and Compliance Dr. Yleem D.S. Poblete Travels to Geneva, Switzerland

United States (STL.News) – Assistant Secretary of State for Arms Control, Verification, and Compliance Yleem Poblete will travel to Geneva, Switzerland, March 17-20, 2019.

In Geneva, Assistant Secretary Poblete will deliver the opening statement for the United States on March 19 to launch the U.S. Presidency of the Conference on Disarmament (CD). The Presidency rotates among CD Member States in alphabetical order, with each Member State serving a four-week term.

Assistant Secretary Poblete will also conduct bilateral and multilateral meetings in support of the United States arms control, verification and compliance agenda. She will participate in a side event opposing anti-Israel bias in the UN system, as well as another event promoting international efforts to restore democracy to Venezuela.