Underneath Secretary of State for Civilian Safety, Democracy, and Human Rights Uzra Zeya will lead a high-level interagency delegation to Honduras from January 9-12, 2023, to participate within the U.S.-Honduras Strategic and Human Rights Dialogues, to construct on the nations’ shared bilateral agenda to help a affluent, safe, thriving, and democratic Honduras.
The Strategic Dialogue will deal with governance; anti-corruption; financial prosperity; growth; protected, orderly, and humane migration; and safety. The Human Rights Dialogue will give attention to human rights defender protections, gender-based violence, and labor rights. Following the dialogues, members of the U.S. delegation will meet with Honduran President Xiomara Castro.
Underneath Secretary Zeya can even meet with civil society teams and the enterprise and diplomatic communities in Tegucigalpa and can journey to San Pedro Sula to satisfy with labor leaders within the Honduran textile trade on progress on labor rights and collective bargaining.
The U.S. delegation can even embrace Basic Laura Richardson, Commander of U.S. Southern Command, and USAID Assistant Administrator for Latin America and the Caribbean Marcela Escobari. As well as, the delegation will embrace representatives from the Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs; the Bureau of Worldwide Narcotics and Regulation Enforcement Affairs; the Bureau of Inhabitants, Refugees, and Migration; the Coordinator for International Anti-Corruption; the Workplace of the Secretary of Protection; and the Nationwide Safety Council.
Vice President of the USA Kamala Harris and Honduran President Xiomara Castro collectively introduced the launch of the U.S.-Honduras Strategic Dialogue at President Castro’s inauguration in January 2022. The primary session of the dialogue occurred in Washington, DC, in April 2022, solidifying the connection between the 2 nations.