Behind the Scenes at UNGA: Focus on the Western Hemisphere

Posted by DipNote Bloggers
September 30, 2012

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and officials from the State Department and other U.S. government agencies are attending meetings at the 67th meeting of United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York from September 23 to October 1, 2012. Through a series of "Inside the State Department" videos, senior officials are providing perspectives on the events of the week.

On Thursday, September 27, while in New York, Secretary Clinton and senior U.S. government officials participated in a series of events focused on the Western Hemisphere. In the video above, Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Roberta S. Jacobson speaks about the Secretary's participation in the Connecting the Americas 2022 Ministerial, while State Department Director of Policy Planning Jake Sullivan and U.S. Chief of Protocol Capricia Penavic Marshall discuss their work at UNGA.

Follow the State Department on Storify for more highlights from U.S. engagement at UNGA. A full list of Secretary Clinton's meetings can be found on the Department of State's public schedule. Please continue to follow our coverage of UN events via @StateDept and @USUN on Twitter as well as on and the USUN website.


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