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Press Office Week Ahead: April 27 - May 2

Sunday, April 27

April 27-29, Ambassador Froman is scheduled to continue traveling in Asia as part of President Obama's visits to Malaysia and the Philippines.
Malaysia, the Philippines
Open press opportunities
For press inquiries, please contact Trevor Kincaid at TKincaid@ustr.eop.gov

 

Assistant USTR for Central and South Asia Michael Delaney will make remarks at the Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry on the US-Bangladesh Trade and Investment relationship and ways to improve worker rights and worker safety.
Dhaka, Bangladesh
Open Press
For press inquiries, please contact Andrew Bates at ABates@ustr.eop.gov

 

April 27-28, Assistant USTR for Africa Florie Liser will discuss the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) with African trade ministers at an African Union Ministerial Meeting.
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Closed Press

 

Monday, April 28

USTR will lead the inaugural U.S.-Bangladesh Trade and Investment Cooperation Forum Agreement ((TICFA) Forum Meeting.
Dhaka, Bangladesh
Closed Press

 

From April 28 – May 2, Ambassador Punke will lead the US delegation in the 6th Trade in Services Agreement (TiSA) round.
Geneva, Switzerland
For press inquiries, please contact Anne Eisenhower at AEisenhower@ustr.eop.gov

 

Tuesday, April 29

No public events.

  

Wednesday, April 30

Ambassador Froman will meet with Carlo Calenda, Italy’s Vice Minister of Economic Development to discuss T-TIP.
Washington, D.C.
Closed Press

 

Ambassador Punke will make remarks at a public information session and discussion on the Trade in Services Agreement (TiSA) hosted by ICTSD.
Geneva, Switzerland
Open Press
For press inquiries, please contact Anne Eisenhower at AEisenhower@ustr.eop.gov

 

Deputy Assistant USTR for Small Business Christina Sevilla will speak at the Embassy of Latvia at a workshop on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership and small and medium enterprises operating in the transatlantic market.
Washington DC
Closed Press

 

Thursday, May 1

Ambassador Froman will testify at a Senate Finance Committee hearing on the President’s Trade Agenda.
Washington, D.C.
Open Press
For press inquiries, please contact Trevor Kincaid at TKincaid@ustr.eop.gov.  

 

Ambassador Froman will meet with the BUSINESSEUROPE delegation to discuss T-TIP.
Washington, D.C.
Closed Press   

 

Ambassador Froman will meet with Mark Tercek, the President of the Nature Conservancy, to discuss trade and environmental issues.
Washington, D.C.
Closed Press

 

Friday, May 2

Ambassador Froman will meet with Cary Sherman, Chairman and CEO of the Recording Industry Association of American (RIAA) to discuss trade and intellectual property issues.
Washington, D.C.
Closed Press

 

** Additional events may be announced throughout the week.