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Press Week Ahead: March 10 - 14

Monday, March 10

Ambassador Froman will meet with WTO Director-General Roberto Azevedo.
Washington, D.C.
Closed Press

Ambassador Froman will speak to the National League of Cities Congressional City Conference.
Washington, D.C.
Open Press
For press inquiries, please contact Andrew Bates at ABates@ustr.eop.gov
For logistical and credentialing information, please contact Greg Minchak at minchak@nlc.org

Ambassador Froman will meet with Vietnam’s Minister of Finance, Dinh Tien Dung.
Washington, D.C.
Closed Press – Official photo to be released
For press inquiries, please contact Andrew Bates at ABates@ustr.eop.gov 

Ambassador Punke will meet with European Commission Director General for Trade Jean-Luc Demarty.
Brussels, Belgium
Closed Press

Ambassador Punke will meet with European Commission Director General for Enterprise and Industry Daniel Calleja.
Brussels, Belgium
Closed Press

Assistant USTR for Europe and the Middle East Dan Mullaney will participate in the opening of the 4th round of Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership negotiations with EU Chief Negotiator Ignacio Garcia Bercero.
Brussels, Belgium
Open Press
For press inquiries, please contact Anne Eisenhower at AEisenhower@ustr.eop.gov


Tuesday, March 11

Ambassador Froman will have a bilateral meeting with Nigeria’s Minister of Trade and Investment, Dr. Olusegun O. Aganga.
Washington, D.C.
Closed Press

Ambassador Froman will participate in the U.S.-Nigeria Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA) Council meeting.
Washington, D.C.
Opening Remarks Opportunity
For press inquiries, please contact Andrew Bates at ABates@ustr.eop.gov
To RSVP, please contact Roya Stephens at RStephens@ustr.eop.gov

Ambassador Froman will meet with Director-General of the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) John Cridland.
Washington, D.C.
Closed Press

Acting Deputy USTR Wendy Cutler will begin two days of meetings with Ambassador Hiroshi Oe of Japan regarding TPP market access issues.
Washington, D.C.
Pooled photo spray opportunity (March 11) 
To RSVP, please contact Andrew Bates at ABates@ustr.eop.gov

Deputy Assistant USTR for Small Business Christina Sevilla will participate in a European Policy Dialogue Hosted Panel discussion regarding T-TIP and small business.
Brussels, Belgium
Open Press
For press inquiries, please contact Anne Eisenhower at AEisenhower@ustr.eop.gov


Wednesday, March 12

The Directorate General for Trade of the European Commission will host an event for U.S. and E.U. stakeholders.
Brussels, Belgium
Open Press
For press inquiries, please contact Anne Eisenhower at AEisenhower@ustr.eop.gov
For logistical and credentialing information, please contact Felicitas Rohder at Felicitas.Rohder@ec.europa.eu (please state your full name, media, contact details, and if you are accredited at the European Commission or require accreditation).

 

Deputy Assistant USTR for Small Business Christina Sevilla will participate in a U.S.-Greece-EU Small and Medium Enterprise Workshop hosted by U.S. Embassy in Athens.
Athens, Greece
Closed Press


Thursday, March 13

No public events


Friday, March 14

Assistant USTR for Europe and the Middle East Dan Mullaney and EU Chief Negotiator Ignacio Garcia Bercero will participate in a press conference at the closing of the 4th round of Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership negotiations.
Brussels, Belgium
Open Press
For press inquiries, please contact Anne Eisenhower at AEisenhower@ustr.eop.gov

 ** Additional events may be announced throughout the week.