USTR Press Office Week Ahead: December 10-14
Monday, December 10
Ambassador Marantis will continue meetings with senior government officials and members of the private sector in India.
New Delhi and Chennai, India
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Ambassador Punke will represent the United States at a special meeting of the WTO General Council in Geneva that will approve the application of Tajikistan to become a Member of the World Trade Organization (WTO).
Ambassador Siddiqui will travel to Geneva for meetings to discuss agricultural trade issues at the WTO.
Tuesday, December 11
Ambassador Kirk will give remarks about the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) at a breakfast event hosted by Third Way.
Invited Press Only Due to Space Limitations
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Ambassador Kirk will travel to Atlanta, Georgia for meetings with local business leaders to discuss strengthening the economy through exports and President Obama’s balanced approach to middle class tax relief and deficit reduction.
Open Press Events
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Ambassador Punke will represent the United States at a meeting of the WTO General Council in Geneva.
Assistant USTR for Intellectual Property and Innovation Stanford McCoy will participate in the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Intellectual Property (IP) Attaché Roundtable.
Wednesday, December 12
Ambassador Siddiqui will travel to Moscow, Russia for meetings with Russian officials and U.S. industry stakeholders to discuss agricultural trade issues.
Assistant USTR and Chief Negotiator for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Barbara Weisel will participate in a press conference at the closing of Round 15 of the TPP negotiations in Auckland, New Zealand.
Auckland, New Zealand
Thursday, December 13
No public events.
Friday, December 14
Ambassador Kirk will give remarks at the plenary meeting of the Industry Trade Advisory Committees (ITAC) at the Department of Commerce.
** Additional events may be announced throughout the week.