United States Mission to the United Nations
Office of Press and Public Diplomacy
For Immediate Release
March 31, 2022
Media Note: U.S. Representative to the United Nations Linda Thomas-Greenfield to Travel to Moldova and Romania
U.S. Representative to the United Nations Linda Thomas-Greenfield will travel to Moldova and Romania April 2-4 to focus on Moldova and Romania’s efforts to assist refugees coming from Ukraine and the humanitarian needs created by the Russian Federation’s aggression and war against Ukraine.
Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield will meet with government officials, including those engaged in the humanitarian response, to learn more about their efforts to welcome and support people displaced by the conflict. Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield will also meet with Ukrainian refugees in both countries to hear about their experiences firsthand, as well as hold meetings with NGO partners and United Nations agencies working to aid the refugee population. According to the UN, more than 90 percent of refugees who have fled Ukraine are women and children.