Notice to the Press
Office of the Spokesman
Washington, DC
January 8, 2010


Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will deliver an address on the U.S. vision for Asia-Pacific multilateral engagement at the East-West Center in Honolulu, Hawaii, on Tuesday, January 12 at 6:30 p.m. ET / 1:30 p.m. Hawaii Standard Time (HST Local). The speech will be streamed live online at http://www.ustream.tv/channel/east-west-center.

The speech will be open press coverage; however media must RSVP by email to caroline@beckercommunications.com or by phone to 808-533-4165 by Monday, January 11.

Pre-set time for cameras: 12:15-12:45 p.m. HST (LOCAL) at Imin Center-Jefferson Hall.
Final access time for writers and still photographers: 1:00 p.m. HST (LOCAL) at Imin Center-Jefferson Hall.

Imin Center-Jefferson Hall
1777 East-West Rd.
Honolulu, HI 96848

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).

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the East-West Center’s founding by Congress to strengthen relations and understanding among the peoples and nations of Asia, the Pacific, and the United States. For more information on the Center’s history and 50th year commemorations, visit EastWestCenter.org.

Press Contacts:

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

The East-West Center
Derek Ferrar, Media Relations Specialist
(808) 551-6843
ferrard@eastwestcenter.org



PRN: 2010/025