Notice to the Press
Office of the Spokesman
Washington, DC
April 29, 2010


U.S. Ambassador Susan Rice, Under Secretary of State Ellen Tauscher, and Special Representative of the President for Nuclear Non Proliferation, Ambassador Susan Burk, will give an on-the-record briefing to preview U.S. participation in the 2010 Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference (NPT RevCon). The NPT RevCon is an event held every five years so that States Parties can review implementation of the landmark treaty, and make recommendations to further strengthen it.

The press briefing will be held on Friday, April 30 at 12:30PM. It is a joint press conference held simultaneously at the Department of State Press Briefing Room, and the New York Foreign Press Center. Ambassador Rice and Under Secretary Tauscher will be at the podium in Washington and Ambassador Burk will be at the podium in New York. Attendees in both locations will be able to ask questions of all three briefers.

The 2010 NPT RevCon will be held at United Nations Headquarters in New York from May 3 - 28. Secretary Clinton will lead the U.S. delegation and will deliver remarks in New York on Monday, May 3 for the opening of the conference.

The special briefing is open for press coverage.

For Washington Based Press:

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). Members of the press should use the 23rd Street entrance and allow 15 minutes to process through security.

PRESS CONTACTS:

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

For New York Based Press:

The New York Foreign Press Center is located at 150 East 52nd Street, Fifth Floor, New York, NY 10022. 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 valid UN media accreditation, 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:

Foreign Press Center, New York
Department of State
(212) 317-8325

U.S. Mission to the United Nations
Patrick Ventrell
(212) 415-4153



PRN: 2010/538