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USTR Press Week Ahead: May 6-10

05/03/2013

Monday, May 6

Ambassador Sapiro will meet with Director Tim Bennett of the Transatlantic Business Council, new European Co-Chair Hans Stråberg of the Transatlantic Business Dialogue, and Director of European Union and International Affairs Niklas Bergström of the Confederation of Swedish Enterprise to discuss the proposed Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) agreement.

Washington, D.C.
Closed Press 

Tuesday, May 7

Ambassador Marantis will participate in events on May 7-8 surrounding the visit of Korean President Park Geun-hye to Washington.

Washington, D.C.
Open Press Events

Ambassador Sapiro will meet with Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Motion Picture Association of America, Inc. (MPAA) and Former Senator Christopher J. Dodd to discuss the Administration’s trade agenda.

Washington, D.C.
Closed Press

Ambassador Siddiqui will travel to Brasilia, Brazil on May 7-9 to co-lead a quarterly round of the U.S.-Brazil Cotton Framework Agreement negotiations with Brazilian officials.

Brasilia, Brazil
Closed Press 

Wednesday, May 8

No public events.

Thursday, May 9

Ambassador Marantis will attend a luncheon with business leaders and academics hosted by think tank and advocacy organization NDN.

Washington, D.C.
Closed Press

Environment and Natural Resources Director Sarah Stewart will participate in a public session as part of the seventh meeting of the Environmental Affairs Council (EAC) under the Dominican Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA-DR).

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Public Session Open Press
For press inquiries, please contact Kate Villarreal at kvillarreal@ustr.eop.gov.

Friday, May 10

Ambassadors Marantis and Sapiro will meet with Greek Ambassador to the United States Christos Panagopoulos to discuss the TTIP.

Washington, D.C.
Closed Press

** Additional events may be announced throughout the week.