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Cablegate: Working Session On Women's Empowerment: President

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INFO RUCNDT/USMISSION USUN NEW YORK PRIORITY 0168

UNCLAS MANILA 003771

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STATE FOR S/WE/MEHRA AND LANE AND EAP/MTS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: KWMN PHUM UNGA PREL RP
SUBJECT: WORKING SESSION ON WOMEN'S EMPOWERMENT: PRESIDENT
ARROYO SENDS REGRETS

REF: STATE 146306

1. Department of Foreign Affairs U.S. Division Director
Eduardo de Vega confirmed September 8 that President GloriaQMacapagal Arroyo will not attend the UN General Assembly this
year and regrettably will not be able to participate in the
September 23 Working Session on Women's Empowerment (reftel).
Per S/WE request, Embassy POCs on this issue are A/PolCon
Paul O'Friel or PolOff Douglas Hoyt.
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