Notice to the Press
Office of the Spokesman
Washington, DC
August 12, 2010

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will deliver remarks on Monday, August 16 at 11:30 a.m. on the Obama Administration’s Global Health Initiative. The speech will take place at Johns Hopkins University’s Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) in the Kenney Auditorium.

Secretary Clinton’s speech will focus on The Global Health Initiative, a centerpiece of the Obama Administration's foreign policy and an expression of U.S. values and leadership in the world. Secretary Clinton will describe the Global Health Initiative’s core principles, and call on governments, organizations, and individuals to join the United States in pursuing a sustainable approach for delivering essential health services to more people in more places.

SAIS will host a live webcast of the event accessible at

Kenney Auditorium
Johns Hopkins University
Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) – first floor
1740 Massachusetts Ave., N.W.
Washington, D.C.

The speech will be open to SAIS students, faculty/staff and invited guests only. The event will also be open to credentialed members of the media.

Pre-set time for video cameras: 9:30 a.m.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 10:30 a.m.

Press interested in attending should RSVP to Felisa Neuringer Klubes at the SAIS Communications Office at 202.663.5626 or

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).

Press contacts:

Felisa Neuringer Klubes
SAIS Communications Office

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

PRN: 2010/1099