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Ambassador to Provide Keynote Address at Bush School Pandemic Policy Summit

October 21, 2016

Ambassador Bonnie Jenkins will give the keynote address at the Second Annual Global Pandemic Policy Summit held at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University.

Amb. Jenkins is the Coordinator for Threat Reduction Programs and the U.S. Representative to the Global Partnership at the U.S. Department of State. Her address will provide an update on the ongoing actions and initiatives of the Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA). Her presentation, set for 6 p.m. on October 24 at the Annenberg Presidential Conference Center, is free and open to the public

The GHSA is a partnership of some 50 nations, international organizations and non-governmental stakeholders dedicated to reducing infectious disease threats around the world. In addition to her work with the GHSA, Ambassador Jenkins has also focused on a U.S. coordinated effort on threat reduction in Africa. She has worked with a number of U.S. and international agencies, including the World Health Organization, the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), the International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL), and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).

The summit is sponsored by the Bush School, the Scowcroft Institute for International Affairs, the Texas A&M University Health Science Center, The Texas A&M School of Public Health, and the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

Space at the event is limited and requires registration at http://bush.tamu.edu/pandemic/.  For additional information, contact the Scowcroft Institute at (979) 845-6510.

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