Notice to the Press
Office of the Spokesman
Washington, DC
March 3, 2010


Special Envoy to Sudan Scott Gration will brief the press on his trip to Chad, Sudan, Qatar, and Rwanda on Thursday, March 4, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. in the Carl T. Rowan Press Briefing Room (Room 2209) of the Department of State.

Special Envoy Gration recently returned from his trip to N’Djamena, Chad; Juba, Khartoum, and the Nuba Mountains in Sudan; Doha, Qatar; and Kigali, Rwanda. The trip was focused on consolidating recent advances in implementation of the North-South Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA), as well as working to advance the Darfur peace process and ensure that it is inclusive and comprehensive.

This event is open to the press.
Press should use the 23rd Street entrance to the State Department and must be processed through security by 1:45 pm.
Media representatives may attend this event upon presentation of one of the following: (1) a U.S. Government-issued 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 card (driver's license, passport).

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




PRN: 2010/255