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Special Briefing on Women's Issues in Afghanistan by U.S. Ambassador-at-Large Melanne Verveer

Notice to the Press
Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman
Washington, DC
June 29, 2009


Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues Melanne Verveer will brief reporters about her visit to Afghanistan last week and about the U.S. commitment to Afghan women. This special briefing will take place at 12 noon, immediately before the Daily Briefing on Tuesday, June 30, 2009, in the press briefing room.


Media representatives may attend this event upon presentation of one of the following: (1) A U.S. Government-issued identification card (Department of State, White House, Congress, Department of Defense or Foreign Press Center), (2) a media-issued photo identification card, or (3) a letter from their employer on letterhead verifying their employment as a journalist, accompanied by an official photo identification card (driver’s license, passport). Press should allow adequate time to process through security and to be in the briefing room 10 minutes prior to the briefing.


Attendees who do not have a State Department building pass should enter through the 23rd Street lobby before 11:45 a.m.

PRN: 2009/659


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