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President Obama Announces Presidential Delegation to the Republic of Rwanda to attend the 20th Commemoration of the Rwandan Genocide

President Barack Obama today announced the designation of a Presidential Delegation to the Republic of Rwanda to attend the 20th Commemoration of the Rwandan Genocide on April 7, 2014.

The Honorable Samantha Power, United States Ambassador to the United Nations, will lead the delegation.

Members of the Presidential Delegation:

The Honorable Donald W. Koran, United States Ambassador to the Republic of Rwanda, Department of State

The Honorable Karen Bass, Member of the United States House of Representatives (CA-37)

The Honorable Linda Thomas-Greenfield, Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs

The Honorable Stephen J. Rapp, Ambassador-at-Large for Global Criminal Justice, Department of State

The Honorable Russell Feingold, Special Representative for the African Great Lakes Region and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Department of State 

The Honorable Michael Gerson, Senior Fellow at the ONE Campaign and Columnist for the Washington Post

Mrs. Christine Hjelt, former Program Coordinator for the United States Agency for International Development