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Press Office Week Ahead for June 5-11, 2011

Sunday, June 5, 2011

Ambassador Kirk will travel to Tanzania to discuss bilateral trade and investment issues, including the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA)

Arusha and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Open Press Events

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

Monday, June 6, 2011

Ambassador Marantis will participate in the U.S.-South Africa Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA) meeting to discuss bilateral trade and investment

Johannesburg, South Africa

Open Press Events

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

Ambassador Sapiro will travel to Guatemala City for a meeting of the Dominican Republic-Central America-United States (CAFTA-DR) Free Trade Commission

Guatemala City, Guatemala

Closed Press

Assistant United States Trade Representative for Intellectual Property and Innovation, Stan McCoy, will deliver remarks at the annual meeting of the Canadian Intellectual Property Council

Toronto, Ontario

Open Press

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

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Ambassador Marantis will hold a roundtable event to discuss the U.S.-South African trade and investment relationship with students and faculty at the South African Institute of International Affairs and the University of Witwatersrand

Johannesburg, South Africa

Closed Press

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Ambassadors Kirk and Marantis will travel to Zambia for the 2011 African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA)

Lusaka, Zambia

Open Press Events

Please contact Matthew Lawrence in Washington, D.C. at mlawrence@ustr.eop.gov for more information

Thursday, June 9, 2011

Ambassador Punke will represent the United States at a meeting of the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) Trade Negotiations Committee

Geneva, Switzerland

Closed Press

Assistant United States Trade Representative for Textiles, Gail Strickler, will deliver remarks at the Better Work Haiti Buyers Forum

Port au Prince, Haiti

Closed Press

Ambassador Sapiro will meet with members of the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) to discuss trade and growing export opportunities

Washington, D.C.

Closed Press

Ambassador Kirk will deliver remarks at the opening ceremony of the 2011 African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) Forum

Lusaka, Zambia

Open Press

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

Friday, June 10, 2011

Ambassador Siddiqui will deliver remarks at the annual meeting of the U.S. Poultry and Egg Export Council

Sulphur Springs, West Virginia

Closed Press


*Additional events may be announced throughout the week