Notice to the Press
Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman
Washington, DC
January 5, 2010

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will deliver remarks on “Development in the 21st Century” tomorrow, Wednesday, January 6, 2010 at 1:30 p.m. at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, in Washington, D.C.

Secretary Clinton will outline how she plans to elevate and strengthen development as one of the three pillars of the nation's foreign policy: defense, diplomacy, and development.

Nancy Birdsall, President of the Center for Global Development, will introduce Secretary Clinton.

This event will be open to the press. Camera coverage will be pooled.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 1:00 p.m.

Peterson Institute for International Economics
1750 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20036-1903

Media representatives may attend this event upon presentation of one of the following: (1) a U.S. Government-issued media identification card (Department of State, White House, Congress, Department of Defense, or Foreign Press Center), (2) a media-issued photo identification card, or (3) a letter from their employer on letterhead verifying their employment as a journalist, accompanied by an official photo identification (driver's license or passport). Those who do not have a State Department building pass should allow adequate time to clear through security at the 23rd Street entrance.

Press Contacts:

Office of Press Relations
U.S. Department of State
(202) 647-2492

Center for Global Development
Ben Edwards


PRN: 2010/005