Media Note
Office of the Spokesman
Washington, DC
April 8, 2010

The U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy will hold a public meeting on April 23, 2010 Room ASC 207 (Geoffrey Cowan Forum), in the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, 3502 Watt Way, Los Angeles, CA 90089. The meeting will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The Commissioners will discuss public diplomacy issues, including measurement of U.S. Government public diplomacy efforts.

The Commission is a bipartisan panel created by Congress in 1948 to assess public diplomacy policies and programs of the U.S. Government and of publicly funded nongovernmental organizations. The Commission reports its findings and recommendations to the President, the Congress, the Secretary of State, and the American people.

The public may attend this meeting as seating capacity allows. To attend this meeting and for further information, please contact Carl Chan at (202) 632-2823; e-mail:

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PRN: 2010/401