Washington, DC - Ambassador Kristie Kenney, Counselor of the Department, will travel to Peru and Panama October 3-7, to meet with senior government officials, representatives of the business community, and members of civil society.

Counselor Kenney will be in Lima, Peru, October 3-5 to meet with senior Peruvian officials. They will discuss opportunities for increased collaboration on a range of bilateral and global issues. While in Peru, Counselor Kenney will also meet with the business community, Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) entrepreneurs, and representatives of civil society.

Counselor Kenney will travel to Panama October 5-7, to meet with senior Panamanian officials. They will discuss priorities in U.S.-Panama bilateral relations and areas of global cooperation. She will also tour the newly opened expansion of the Panama Canal, visit the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, and meet with members of civil society.