Visit of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum delegation
September 3, 2012
On September 3rd and 4th, Ambassador Derse hosted a visiting delegation from the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM) at her residence. On September 3rd, she welcomed them to a lunch briefing, to discuss many of the initiatives the U.S. Embassy has been working on in this area. She was joined by the Lithuanian Minister of Culture Arūnas Gelūnas who discussed the Lithuanian government's actions over the past few years as well.
On September 4th, at an evening reception, Ambassador Derse welcomed representatives from academia, the government, media and NGOs to visit with the USHMM group. The delegation is visiting Lithuania for one week, and will see memorial sites and other areas and institutions of interest during their stay, as well as having an opportunity to hear from the leadership of the Lithuanian government.