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Secretary Clinton To Deliver Remarks at Child Survival: Call to Action

Notice to the Press
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
June 13, 2012


On June 14th, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will deliver remarks at Child Survival: Call to Action – a global event co-convened by the United States, India, and Ethiopia in collaboration with UNICEF announcing a new partnership to end preventable child deaths. Over the last 50 years, child mortality has been reduced by 70 percent. More than 7 million children, however, will die this year before they reach their 5th birthday. Focused on ending preventable child death through survival of newborns, children, and mothers, the two-day call to action will convene 700 prominent leaders from government, the private sector, and civil society to kick off a long-term, business-like effort to save children’s lives.

The event will begin at 8:30 a.m. at Georgetown University with Secretary Clinton’s remarks at approximately 9:20 a.m.

Pre-set time for video cameras: 7:30 a.m. at Healy Hall, Georgetown University, 37th and O Street NW, Washington, DC.

Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 8:00 a.m. at Healy Hall, Georgetown University, 37th and O Street NW, Washington, DC.

Interested media must be registered in advance of the event. For more information and to register, please contact Jeffrey Springer at

PRN: 2012/960


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