Office of the Spokesperson
November 2, 2017
Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Thomas A. Shannon will travel to Danang, Vietnam, November 7-9. Under Secretary Shannon will lead the Department of State delegation to the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Ministerial Meeting and engage in discussions with other member economies on APEC’s work to promote free and fair trade; encourage inclusive growth; strengthen the competitiveness of micro, small, and medium enterprises; and enhance food security. He will also meet with women entrepreneurs and business leaders to highlight U.S. efforts to advance women’s economic participation in the region.
More on APEC meetings, events, projects, and publications can be found on www.apec.org.
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