Washington, DC - President Barack Obama today announced the designation of a Presidential Delegation to Attend the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul, Turkey on May 23-24, 2016.

  • The Honorable Gayle Smith, Administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development, will lead the delegation.

Members of the Presidential Delegation:

  • The Honorable John Bass, U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Turkey, Department of State
  • The Honorable Sarah Sewall, Under Secretary of State for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights, Department of State
  • The Honorable Anne C. Richard, Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees, and Migration, Department of StateĀ