Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Melanne Verveer

"In the past… the United States regularly supported peace talks that left women out of negotiating rooms and treaty documents… As of this spring, with the release of a first-ever secretarial policy directive on gender, advancing the status of women and girls worldwide is officially a requirement in every U.S. diplomat's job description."
Melanne Verveer   US Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues

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