Focus of Trip
Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright departed June 20 for the People's Republic of China and the Republic of Korea. From June 25 to 27, the Secretary traveled to Poland, where she led the U.S. delegation to the Conference on Community of Democracies* and met with Polish officials.
The Conference, in Warsaw, was held to celebrate the growing trend toward establishing democratic governments around the world. It also examined the critical issue of how this trend might be accelerated and strengthened.
Also included during this trip are stops and meetings in Israel, the Palestinian Autority, and Berlin, Germany.
06/29/00: Press Briefing aboard plane en route Washington, DC
06/29/00: Speech to the National Endowment for Democracy's Conference on "Promoting Democracy in Southeast Europe -- Experiences and New Approaches," Berlin, Germany
06/28/00: Remarks with Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak, Jerusalem
06/28/00: Press remarks with Palestinian Chairman Yaser Arafat, Ramallah, West Bank
06/28/00: Press remarks with Israeli Foreign Minister David Levy, Jerusalem
06/27/00: Statement on Secretary Albright's meetings
* Warsaw Declaration: "Toward a Community of Democracies", Warsaw, Poland
06/27/00: Remarks at Closing Plenary Session "Towards a Community of Democracies" Conference, Warsaw, Poland
06/26/00: Remarks At Opening Session Introducing Videotape Message from Burma's Aung San Suu Kyi at the "Towards a Community of Democracies" Conference, Warsaw, Poland
06/26/00: Speech to the World Forum on Democracy, Warsaw, Poland
06/26/00: Opening Remarks at the Ministerial Panel on Democracy and International Organizations, Warsaw, Poland
06/25/00: Press Remarks Following Meeting with Polish Prime Minister Jerzy Buzek, Gdynia, Poland
06/25/00: Remarks At the Frigate Ceremony, The Pulaski, Gdansk, Poland
06/25/00: Remarks On the Occasion of Receiving an Honorary Degree From the University of Gdansk, Gdansk, Poland
06/23/00: Press Conference with Korean Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Joung Binn Lee, Seoul, Korea
06/22/00: Press Conference, China World Hotel, Beijing, China