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USTR Press Week Ahead: April 8-12

Monday, April 8

Ambassador Siddiqui will meet with the North American Agricultural Journalists (NAAJ) to discuss global food security and agricultural trade issues at a panel being organized by the State Department.

Washington, D.C.
Open to invited members of the NAAJ

Ambassador Sapiro will meet with Swiss Ambassador to the United States Manuel Sager to discuss bilateral issues.

Washington, D.C.
Closed Press

Tuesday, April 9

Ambassador Sapiro will meet with Chairman Vital Moreira and other members from the European Parliament Committee on International Trade regarding the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).

Washington, D.C.
Closed Press

Wednesday, April 10

Ambassador Marantis will give remarks at the Capitol Hill launch of the Business Coalition for Transatlantic Trade.

Washington, D.C.
Open Press
For more information, please contact Kate Villarreal at kvillarreal@ustr.eop.gov.

Ambassador Marantis will meet with Representative Ron Kind (WI-3) regarding the President’s 2013 Trade Agenda.

Washington, D.C.
Closed Press

Ambassador Marantis will meet with Representatives Charles Boustany (LA-3) and Rick Larsen (WA-2) regarding trade policy with China.

Washington, D.C.
Closed Press

Ambassador Sapiro will deliver opening remarks at the EU-U.S. High Level Regulatory Cooperation Forum (HLRCF). The HLRCF is a forum for senior officials from all areas of the government to discuss regulatory policy matters of mutual interest, identify opportunities for cooperation, and engage on emerging regulatory issues.

Washington, D.C.
Open Press
For press inquiries, please contact Andrea Mead at amead@ustr.eop.gov.

Ambassador Sapiro will meet with Italian Under-Secretary for Foreign Affairs Marta Dassù to discuss bilateral trade issues and the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).

Washington, D.C.
Closed Press 

Thursday, April 11

Ambassador Marantis will give remarks at the National Pork Producers Coalition Spring Legislative Conference.

Washington, D.C.
Closed Press

Ambassador Marantis will meet with Representative Suzanne Bonamici (OR-1) regarding the TPP.

Washington, D.C.
Closed Press

Ambassador Punke will participate in a stock-taking meeting at the World Trade Organization (WTO) where Ambassadors will review progress to date toward agreements for the December WTO Ministerial.

Geneva, Switzerland
Closed Press

Friday, April 12

Ambassador Sapiro will meet with European Commission Director General Jean-Luc Demarty as part of a Transatlantic Economic Council (TEC) meeting. The TEC is a U.S.-EU coordinating body that fosters closer cooperation between the two economies.

Washington, D.C.
Closed Press

USTR Officials will host a briefing on trade issues in sub-Saharan Africa, the Trans-Pacific Partnership, and the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership for students from the U.S. Army War College.

Washington, D.C.
Closed Press

** Additional events may be announced throughout the week.