Media Note
Office of the Spokesman
Washington, DC
September 14, 2010


The U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy will hold a public meeting on September 28, 2010 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the conference room of the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) located at 1850 K Street, NW, Fifth Floor, Washington, D.C. 20006.

The Commissioners will discuss public diplomacy issues, including the findings of a joint research project of the Commission and the University of Texas at Austin on measurement of 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 or e-mail: acpdpublicmeeting@state.gov. Any member of the public requesting reasonable accommodation at this meeting should contact Mr. Chan before September 23. Requests received after that date will be considered, but might not be possible to fulfill.



PRN: 2010/1255