Notice to the Press
Office of the Spokesman
Washington, DC
June 10, 2010


Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will deliver remarks at the second conference in a Diplomacy Briefing Series on Monday, June 14 at 3:40 p.m. at the Department of State. This conference will focus on the issues and challenges in U.S. relations with sub-Saharan Africa. Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Johnnie Carson will provide opening remarks on the region.

Other conference speakers include Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Judith McHale, Assistant Secretary of State for Economic, Energy, and Business Affairs Jose Fernandez, Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues Melanne Verveer, and USAID Counselor James Michel.

The entire conference will be open to credentialed members of the media.
Pre-set time for video cameras: 11:45 a.m. from 23rd Street Entrance.
Final access time for writers and still photographers: 12:30 p.m. from 23rd Street Entrance.

In addition, media interested in attending Secretary Clinton’s remarks may also arrive at the following times:
Pre-set time for video cameras: 2:45 p.m. from 23rd Street Entrance.
Final access time for writers and still photographers: 3:30 p.m. from 23rd Street Entrance.

Media should RSVP no later than Friday, June 11 to: PublicOutreach2@state.gov

PRESS CONTACTS:

Department of State
Office of Regional Media Outreach
Raphael L. Cook
(202) 647-0874
cookrl@state.gov



PRN: 2010/775