Notice to the Press
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
August 9, 2011


Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will deliver remarks on the humanitarian crisis in the Horn of Africa at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) at approximately 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, August 11, 2011.

Secretary Clinton will discuss the ongoing international humanitarian response, as well as how the crisis in the Horn of Africa shows the urgency of investing in sustained food security through efforts such as Feed the Future, the U.S. Government’s global hunger and food security initiative.

Secretary Clinton’s remarks will be open to credentialed members of the media and live-streamed here. Media should RSVP to m.pietrowski@cgiar.org. Press access times will be forthcoming in the public schedule.

International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
2033 K St, NW
Washington, DC 20006

IFPRI is a research institute that seeks sustainable solutions to ending global poverty and hunger, and is a major research partner for Feed the Future.

PRESS CONTACTS:

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

International Food Policy Research Institute
Media Relations
Michele Pietrowski
m.pietrowski@cgiar.org



PRN: 2011/1295