Notice to the Press
Office of the Spokesman
Washington, DC
May 13, 2010


Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor Michael H. Posner will brief reporters on Friday, May 14, at 4:00 p.m., at the conclusion of the two-day U.S.-China Human Rights Dialogue. This on-the-record, on-camera press briefing will take place in the Department of State’s press briefing room, room 2209.

Media may attend the briefing 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 ID card, or (3) a letter from their employer on letterhead verifying employment as a journalist and an official photo identification (driver’s license or passport).

Press should allow adequate time to process through security at the 23rd Street entrance. However, attendees without a personal State Department Building Pass must be escorted out of the building after the briefing, through the C Street lobby. Please alert the Office of Press Relations, room 2109, in advance if you may need to depart before the end of the briefing.

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PRN: 2010/615