On the occasion of the annual Georgetown Club Portugal meeting, the U.S. Embassy, in collaboration with the Georgetown Club and the Luso-American Development Foundation (FLAD) will hold a conference on “U.S.-EU Collaboration to Defeat ISIS” on May 15 at 12:15pm, at FLAD, Rua do Sacramento à Lapa, nº 21.
Vasco Rato, FLAD President, Herro Mustafa, Chargé d’Affaires of the U.S. Embassy, and Paula Redondo Pereira, Georgetown Club President, will deliver brief opening remarks. U.S. Deputy Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter ISIS, Lt. General (ret) Terry Wolff, as well as former EU Commissioner António Vitorino, will deliver keynote remarks, and then participate in a debate, moderated by RTP’s Vitor Gonçalves.
The event will provide an opportunity to highlight the challenges faced by the Global Coalition and EU, recent progress toward degrading ISIS, as well as the need for increased collaborative efforts to defeat ISIS.
At the end of the event, at 1:45pm, our keynote speakers will be available to speak to the press.
Media outlets interested in being present or receiving more information should contact the U.S. Embassy Press Office at 21 770 2439 or 21 770 2436, or by e-mail to [email protected] or [email protected]