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Press Office Week Ahead, August 1 - August 7, 2010

Monday, August 2, 2010

Ambassador Kirk will deliver remarks at the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) Ministerial Opening Ceremonies

Washington, D.C.

Open Press

Please contact Matthew Lawrence at mlawrence@ustr.eop.gov for more information

Ambassador Kirk will co-chair the plenary session on “New Strategies for Expanding US-Sub-Saharan African Trade” at the AGOA Ministerial meetings

Washington, D.C.

Please contact Matthew Lawrence at mlawrence@ustr.eop.gov for more information

Ambassador Kirk will hold a roundtable discussion with media to discuss AGOA and U.S. investment in Sub-Saharan Africa

Washington, D.C.

Please contact Chloe Colbert at ccolbert@ustr.eop.gov for more information

Ambassador Marantis will participate in the AGOA Ministerial meetings

Washington, D.C.

Please contact Matthew Lawrence at mlawrence@ustr.eop.gov for more information

Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Ambassador Kirk will hold a bilateral meeting with the foreign minister of Mauritius Dr. Arvin Boolell

Washington, D.C.

Closed Press

Ambassador Marantis will participate in the AGOA Ministerial meetings

Washington, D.C.

Please contact Matthew Lawrence at mlawrence@ustr.eop.gov for more information

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Ambassador Kirk will testify at the Senate Agriculture Committee hearing

Washington, D.C.

Open Press

Please contact Matthew Lawrence at mlawrence@ustr.eop.gov for more information

Ambassador Marantis will meet with members of the Vietnamese National Assembly

Washington, D.C.

Closed Press

Thursday, August 5, 2010

Ambassador Kirk will travel to Bangor, Maine to discuss agricultural exports and the National Export Initiative and attend the Bangor State Fair

Washington, D.C.

Open Press

Please contact Matthew Lawrence at mlawrence@ustr.eop.gov for more information

Friday, August 6, 2010

Ambassador Kirk will be in Bangor, Maine to discuss agricultural exports and the National Export Initiative with local leaders

Washington, D.C.

Open Press

Please contact Matthew Lawrence at mlawrence@ustr.eop.gov for more information

Chief Agricultural Negotiator Isi Siddiqui will chair the CEO Roundtable discussion titled “Agribusiness: Successfully Linking Value Chains for Trade and Investment” at the AGOA forum.

Kansas City, MO

Closed Press

 

*Additional events may be announced throughout the week.