THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Vice President
For Immediate Release June 24, 2009
Dr. Jill Biden to Travel to Europe
Dr. Jill Biden will travel to Germany and France from July 3rd to July 7th.
During the visit, Dr. Biden will celebrate the Independence Day holiday with service members and their families stationed in Germany. This is part of Dr. Biden’s ongoing work to raise awareness and show appreciation for members of the military and their families. Dr. Biden will then travel to Paris to deliver a keynote address at the Opening Ceremony of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization ("UNESCO") 2009 World Conference on Higher Education on Sunday July 5th. Dr. Biden will serve as head of the U.S. delegation to the conference, and her remarks will highlight the Obama-Biden Administration’s commitment to higher education and the critical role of community colleges in the higher education system.
Additional details on Dr. Biden’s trip will be released at a later date.