United States Mission to the United Nations
Office of Press and Public Diplomacy
For Immediate Release
September 25, 2023
Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield to Lead U.S. Delegation at the Pacific Islands Forum in Rarotonga, Cook Islands, on November 10
Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield, U.S. Representative to the United Nations, will lead the United States’ delegation to the Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) Leaders Session with Forum Dialogue Partners in Rarotonga, Cook Islands, to be held on November 10.
As the region’s premier political and economic policy organization, the PIF has long served as an essential forum for discussing critical issues and advancing the prosperity and peace in the Pacific. The Ambassador will meet with Pacific Island leaders and other stakeholders to reaffirm the United States’ commitment to the region and help galvanize further international cooperation on climate change, sustainable development, regional security, and other challenges.
The United States remains a steadfast partner in supporting the 2050 Strategy for a Blue Pacific Continent and the region’s priorities. While at the Forum, Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield will engage in continued dialogue and partnership and underscore the importance for all nations to support the international system and its essential role in delivering on our shared objectives.
Additional information will be provided in the coming weeks.