Notice to the Press
Office of the Spokesman
Washington, DC
March 17, 2010


Under Secretary Maria Otero for Democracy and Global Affairs will hold a press teleconference call Thursday, March 18 at 9:30 a.m. EST to discuss the Department of State’s ongoing collaboration with domestic and international partners to address increasing global water challenges, including adaptation to climate change; water, sanitation and health; agriculture and food security; gender and women, as well as peace and security issues related to shared water sources. The teleconference call coincides with World Water Week and the Department’s efforts to raise awareness of increasing water concerns around the world.

To pre-register to participate in the press conference call, RSVP to Press Contact:

Molly Lynn Westrate
Phone: (202) 647-1233
Email: WestrateML@state.gov

Please use the following information to participate in the press conference call:

Phone number: 1-877-322-9648
Password: 546 962

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PRN: 2010/321