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Press Week Ahead: August 4 - 8

Monday, August 4

Ambassador Froman will lead the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) Ministerial in Washington, DC. 
Washington, D.C.
Open press opportunities – Pooled coverage 
For press inquiries, please contact Trevor Kincaid at TKincaid@ustr.eop.gov

Ambassador Froman will attend a Congressional reception honoring the Heads of Delegation attending the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit.
Washington, D.C.
Closed press

Ambassador Froman will attend a dinner with CEOs and African Leaders hosted by Bloomberg Philanthropies. 
Washington, D.C.
Closed press

August 4-5, Acting Deputy USTR Wendy Cutler and Chief Agriculture Negotiator Darci Vetter will hold two days of meetings with Ambassador Hiroshi Oe and MAFF Director General Makoto Osawa, of Japan, regarding TPP market access issues focusing on agriculture.
Washington, D.C.
Pooled photos to be released
For press inquiries, please contact Andrew Bates at ABates@ustr.eop.gov

Tuesday, August 5

Ambassador Froman will attend a U.S. Africa Business Forum luncheon hosted by the Department of Commerce and Bloomberg Philanthropies. 
Washington, D.C.
Closed press
For press inquiries, please contact Trevor Kincaid at TKincaid@ustr.eop.gov

Ambassador Froman will participate in an Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) TIFA signing. 
Washington, D.C.
Open press
For press inquiries, please contact Trevor Kincaid at TKincaid@ustr.eop.gov

Ambassador Froman will attend the U.S.-Africa Leaders Dinner. 
Washington, D.C.
Closed press 

Wednesday, August 6

Ambassador Froman will attend an African Leaders Meeting at the State Department. 
Washington, D.C.
Closed press

Thursday, August 7

Ambassador Froman will meet with President Ali Bongo Ondimba of Gabon.
Washington, D.C.
Closed press

Ambassador Froman will meet with President Dramani Mahama of Ghana
Washington, D.C.
Closed press

Ambassador Froman will meet with President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya.
Washington, D.C.
Closed press

Ambassador Froman will meet with King Mswati III of Swaziland
Washington, D.C.
Closed press

Ambassador Froman will meet with President Hery Rajaonarimampianina of Madagascar.
Washington, D.C.
Closed press

Ambassador Froman will meet with African Union Commissioner for Trade and Industry H.E Mrs. Fatima Haram Acyl on Trade Facilitation.
Washington, D.C.
Closed press

Ambassador Froman will meet with Moulay Hafid Elalamy, Trade Minister of Morocco
Washington, D.C.
Closed press

Ambassador Froman will meet with representatives of The Wine Institute.
Washington, D.C.
Closed press

Friday, August 8

August 8-10, Ambassador Froman will travel to Cedar Rapids and Des Moines, Iowa.
Cedar Rapids and Des Moines, IA
For press inquiries and availabilities, please contact Andrew Bates at ABates@ustr.eop.gov

Ambassador Froman will address a White House “Made in Rural America Regional Forum” at Cornell College.
Mount Vernon, IA
Open press
For press inquiries, please contact Andrew Bates at ABates@ustr.eop.gov

** Additional events may be announced throughout the week.