Notice to the Press
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
May 15, 2012


Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will hold a Global Town Hall with Civil Society Representatives on May 16 at 10:00 a.m. at the Department of State. The event will be organized under the auspices of the State Department’s Strategic Dialogue with Civil Society 2012 Summit. Secretary Clinton will deliver opening remarks followed by Q&A with civil society representatives attending the event in Washington and participating virtually at embassy and consulate viewing parties around the world. The event will be live-streamed and available through http://www.state.gov.

For more information on the Strategic Dialogue with Civil Society, the 2012 Summit, and related events, please visit http://www.state.gov/s/sacsed/c47725.htm.

This event is open to the press.

For more information please contact Augusta Babson SACSED by email at BabsonAS@state.gov or by phone at 202-647-2121 or the Department of State Office of Press Relations at (202) 647-2492.

Pre-set time for cameras: 8:45 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 9:30 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.

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).



PRN: 2012/766