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USTR Press Week Ahead: June 3-7

05/31/2013

Monday, June 3

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

Geneva, Switzerland
Closed Press 

Tuesday, June 4 

Ambassador Sapiro will meet with United Kingdom financial and professional services industry representatives from TheCityUK.

Washington, D.C.
Closed Press

Ambassador Punke will represent the United States at a meeting of the WTO’s General Council.

Geneva, Switzerland
Closed Press 

Assistant USTR for Intellectual Property and Innovation Stan McCoy will speak at the World Creators Summit organized by the International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers.

Washington, D.C.
Open Press
For press inquiries, please contact event media relations staff Laurie Jakobsen at laurie@jaybirdcom.com.

USTR will hold a public hearing and receive testimony to review U.S. Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) eligibility for Burma and Laos.

Washington, D.C.
Open Press
For press inquiries, please contact Brian Quinn at bquinn@ustr.eop.gov.

Wednesday, June 5 

Ambassador Sapiro will co-host a meeting of the Agricultural Policy Advisory Committee (APAC) and the Agricultural Technical Advisory Committees (ATACs).

Washington, D.C.
Closed Press

Ambassador Sapiro will meet with Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Chief of Staff Gabriela Ramos.

Washington, D.C.
Closed Press

Deputy Assistant USTR for Labor Affairs Carlos Romero and Deputy Assistant USTR for Latin America Bennett Harman will participate in the public session of the inaugural Labor Affairs Council (LAC) meeting under the U.S.-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement at the Department of Labor.

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

Assistant USTR for Environment and Natural Resources Jennifer Prescott will participate in the public session of the annual Environmental Affairs Council (EAC) and Environmental Cooperation Commission (ECC) meetings under the U.S-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement at the Department of State.

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

Thursday, June 6

No public events.

Friday, June 7

No public events.

** Additional events may be announced throughout the week.