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Secretary Kerry to Visit Anchorage 

Press Statement

John Kirby
Department Spokesperson

Washington, DC

August 25, 2015


Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Anchorage, Alaska on August 30 to host the Conference on Global Leadership in the Arctic: Cooperation, Innovation, Engagement and Resilience (GLACIER).

During GLACIER, Secretary Kerry will lead and participate in sessions focused on changes in the Arctic and the global implications of those changes; climate resilience and adaptation planning; and strengthening coordination on Arctic issues.

Portions of GLACIER will be livestreamed on the Department of State website. For further information about the conference, visit

Follow Secretary Kerry’s travel via @JohnKerry, @StateDeptSpox, @StateDept, @StateDeptOES, and @USArctic on Twitter and go to the Department’s Flickr account for the latest trip photos. Stay connected here, and keep track of all of the Secretary’s travels here.