Notice to the Press
Washington, DC
July 18, 2011


Ambassador Johnnie Carson, Assistant Secretary for African Affairs; Dr. Reuben Brigety, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; and Deputy Administrator Donald Steinberg of USAID will brief journalists on-the-record, on camera on the current situation in the Horn of Africa on Tuesday, July 19, at 12:30 p.m. in the Press Briefing Room at the U.S. Department of State.

This event will be open to credentialed members of the media.

Press should use the 23rd Street entrance of the 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 CONTACTS:

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



PRN: 2011/1209