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Friday, March 8, 2019

Isakson Applauds Nomination of Georgian Kelley Currie to New Role Representing United States

Currie to lead Commission on Status of Women

ATLANTA – U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., today applauded the president’s intent to nominate Kelley E. Currie of Georgia, to be ambassador at large for global women’s issues and to be U.S. representative on the Commission on the Status of Women at the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations (UN).

“Ambassador Kelley Currie has served our country well as our representative to the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations and as acting deputy representative to the UN, and she will bring a wealth of knowledge to this new position as we seek to protect and empower women worldwide,” said Isakson, who is a member of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations. “She previously served as deputy to UN Ambassador Nikki Haley, following her roles at the U.S. Department of State and human rights and humanitarian organizations. I am grateful for her continued service.”

The White House press release on today’s announcement is included below.

Office of the Press Secretary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 8, 2019

President Donald J. Trump Announces Intent to Nominate Individual to a Key Administration Post

Today, President Donald J. Trump announced his intent to nominate the following individual to a key position in his Administration:

Kelley E. Currie of Georgia, to be Ambassador at Large for Global Women’s Issues and to be the Representative of the United States of America on the Commission on the Status of Women on the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations.

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