Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
October 2, 2012


The Advisory Committee on International Economic Policy (ACIEP) will meet on Wednesday, October 3 at 2:00 p.m. in room 1107 of the Harry S. Truman Building. Hosted by Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs Jose W. Fernandez and Committee Chairman Theodore Kassinger, the meeting will last until approximately 4:00 p.m. and is open to the public.

The committee, which meets on a routine quarterly basis, serves the U.S. Government in a solely advisory capacity concerning current issues and challenges in international economic policy. The topic of the October 3 meeting will be U.S.-Egypt relations. The discussion will focus on U.S. Government economic-related assistance for supporting Egypt’s democratic transition and how the U.S. Government can assist U.S. businesses operating and seeking to do business in Egypt.

The public may attend this meeting as seating capacity allows. Admittance to the State Department building will be by means of a pre-arranged clearance list. To be placed on this list, please provide your name, title, company or other affiliation if appropriate, valid government-issued ID number (i.e., U.S. Government ID [agency], U.S. military ID [branch], passport [country], or driver’s license [state]), date of birth, and citizenship to the Office of Economic Policy Analysis and Public Diplomacy by fax (202) 647-5936 (Attention: Ronelle Jackson), e-mail (jacksonrs@state.gov), or telephone (202) 647-9204 by close of business on Tuesday, October 2. (For authority to request personal information, see the public notice for this meeting at 77 Fed. Reg. 57180.)



PRN: 2012/1582