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Press Week Ahead - December 16 - 20

Monday, December 16

From December 16 -20, USTR will host the third round of Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (T-TIP) negotiations.
Washington, D.C.
Open press opportunities for pre-credentialed press
For press inquiries, please contact Anne Eisenhower at AEisenhower@ustr.eop.gov


Ambassador Froman will meet with Leo Gerard, President of the United Steel Workers, to discuss labor issues.
Washington, D.C.
Closed Press


Ambassador Froman and Secretary Perez will meet with members of the Labor Advisory Committee.
Washington, D.C.
Closed Press


Ambassador Froman, Administrator McCarthy and Secretary Jewell and will meet with members of the Trade and Environment Policy Advisory Committee to discuss trade and environment priorities for the Administration.
Washington, D.C.
Closed Press


Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Africa Florie Liser will chair a roundtable discussion with government agencies, the private sector, and NGOs on the role of trade capacity building in supporting African exports under the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA).
Washington, D.C.
Closed Press

 

Tuesday, December 17

No public events.

 

Wednesday, December 18

From December 18-20, Ambassador Froman will participate in the U.S.-China Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade (JCCT) in Beijing. Ambassador Froman and Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker will co-chair for the United States and will be accompanied by Agriculture Secretary Vilsack; Vice Premier Wang Yang will chair for China.
Beijing, China
For press inquiries and availabilities, please contact Roya Stephens at RStephens@ustr.eop.gov


USTR will host a stakeholder engagement event and stakeholder presentations as part of the T-TIP negotiations.
Washington, D.C.
For stakeholder registration, please visit www.ustr.gov/ttip/stakeholder-press-registration

 

Thursday, December 19

Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Environment and Natural Resources Jennifer Prescott will participate in the public session of the inaugural meetings of the U.S.-Colombia Environmental Affairs Council and Environmental Cooperation Commission under the Environment Chapter of the U.S. - Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement and associated Environmental Cooperation Agreement.
Washington, D.C.
Open Press
For press inquiries, please contact Roya Stephens at RStephens@ustr.eop.gov


Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Africa Florie Liser will chair a roundtable meeting with stakeholders in the textiles and apparel industry on renewal of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA).
Washington, D.C.
Closed Press

 

Friday, December 20

USTR will host a press briefing by Chief United States Negotiator Dan Mullaney and Chief European Union Negotiator Ignacio Garcia-Bercero at the closing of the third T-TIP negotiating round.
Washington, D.C.
Open to pre-credentialed press
For press registration, please visit www.ustr.gov/ttip/press-registration
For press inquiries, please contact Anne Eisenhower at AEisenhower@ustr.eop.gov

 

** Additional events may be announced throughout the week.