Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
September 7, 2012

Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs Mike Hammer will travel to Asia from September 10 to 15. He will visit Ulaanbaatar, Beijing, and Hong Kong.

Assistant Secretary Hammer will meet with government representatives to discuss ongoing media issues. He will also meet with members of the media, students, and NGOs to discuss American public diplomacy, press freedom, internet freedom and freedom of expression.

For further information, please contact Amanda Mansour at or (202) 647-6088, or visit

PRN: 2012/1400