Meeks in the Midst of Global Affairs

of Foreign Affairs Committee

Visiting NATO in Brussels

Howard University alumnus Rep. Gregory Meeks advised us during the 18th annual National Black Business Month that he would have a busy schedule as first African-American chair of the House Foreign Affairs Committee.  The pace is heating up with tensions rising in Europe.  He led a delegation to meet with NATO Secretary Genera.  His group included: Representatives David Cicilline (D-RI), Ami Bera (D-CA), Colin Allred (D-TX), Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA), Tom Malinowski (D-NJ), Sara Jacobs (D-CA), Mark Green (R-TN), August Pfluger (R-TX) Mikie Sherill (D-NJ), and Victoria Spartz (R-IN)l

in Ukraine

In the capital of Ukraine, the group met with Ukrainian Defense Minister Oleksi Reznikoz.  Elsewhere in the world, the House Foeign Affairs Committee recognzed Jan. 24 as the World Day for Africansand Afrodescend Culture