Notice to the Press
Office of the Spokesman
Washington, DC
January 10, 2011


Assistant Secretary for African Affairs Johnnie Carson and Ambassador Princeton Lyman will brief reporters on-the-record, on camera on the Southern Sudan Referendum on Tuesday, January 11, 2011 at 1:00 pm in the State Department Press Briefing Room (Room 2209) at the U.S. Department of State.

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 should allow adequate time to process through security and to be in the briefing room 15 minutes prior to the briefing.

Attendees who do not have a State Department building pass should enter through the 23rd Street lobby before 12:30 p.m.

PRESS CONTACT:

Office of Press Relations

U.S. Department of State

(202) 647-2492



PRN: 2011/032