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Press Week Ahead: January 20 - 24

Monday, January 20

Ambassador Froman will join with his family and 350 volunteers on Martin Luther King Jr. Day to participate in an event sponsored by Points of Light.  Volunteers will lend a hand to veterans and families who are trying to transition from active duty to civilian life and will prepare care-packs that will be sent to wounded warriors oversees who are recovering from injuries sustained while deployed.
Washington, D.C.
Open Press
For press inquiries, please contact Trevor Kincaid at TKincaid@ustr.eop.gov  

 

Tuesday, January 21

On January 21-22, Ambassador Sapiro will discuss negotiations on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership with European Commission Director General Jean-Luc Demarty, other European officials and stakeholders.
Brussels, Belgium
Closed Press

 

Ambassador Siddiqui will brief representatives from the agricultural industry and stakeholder organizations on the agricultural outcomes of the “Bali Package” decisions at the WTO Ministerial Conference last December in Indonesia. The briefing will provide attendees a forum to ask questions concerning the WTO Bali agricultural decisions on food stockholding, export competition, and TRQ administration, as well as the implementation of those decisions.
Washington, D.C.
Closed Press

 

Wednesday, January 22

Ambassador Froman will meet with Mayor Michael Nutter from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Washington, D.C.
Closed Press

 

Ambassador Froman will participate in the U.S. Conference of Mayors meeting and will discuss ports and exports.
Washington, D.C.
Open press opportunities for pre-credentialed media
For press inquiries, please contact Trevor Kincaid at TKincaid@ustr.eop.gov  

 

Acting Deputy U.S. Trade Representative Wendy Cutler will deliver remarks and participate in a panel discussion on trade and investment at a conference entitled U.S.-Australia: The Alliance in an Emerging Asia, organized by the Center for Strategic and International Studies.
Washington, D.C.
Open press
For press inquiries, please contact Andrew Bates at ABates@ustr.eop.gov   

 

Thursday, January 23

On January 23-25, Ambassador Froman will attend the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting.  He will participate in panel discussions on trade issues, hold bilateral meetings with foreign counterparts, and participate in World Trade Organization-related events.
Davos, Switzerland
Open press events
For press inquiries, please contact Carol Guthrie at CGuthrie@ustr.eop.gov and Anne Eisenhower at AEisenhower@ustr.eop.gov.   

 

Friday, January 24

Acting Deputy U.S. Trade Representative Wendy Cutler and Assistant USTR for Intergovernmental Affairs and Public Engagement Jewel James will participate in the International Affairs Committee of the U.S. Conference of Mayors.  They will also have a series of one-on-one meetings with Mayors.
Washington, D.C.
Open press opportunities for pre-credentialed media
For press inquiries, please contact Trevor Kincaid at TKincaid@ustr.eop.gov