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Secretary Clinton to Deliver Remarks in Honor of the Late Ambassador Chris Stevens at the 2012 Common Ground Awards

Notice to the Press
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
November 5, 2012


On November 8, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will deliver remarks at the Common Ground Awards in honor of the late Ambassador Chris Stevens, who is among this year’s recipients of the prestigious award. Accepting the award on behalf of Ambassador Stevens is his sister, Anne Stevens.

The Common Ground Awards are presented annually by Search for Common Ground to honor outstanding accomplishments in conflict resolution, negotiation, community building, and peace building. Recipients have made significant contributions toward bridging divides between people, and finding solutions to seemingly intractable problems.

The Common Ground Awards will be presented at the Carnegie Institution for Science in Washington, DC at 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 8.

Please click here for more information and for a list of the other awardees.

This event will be open press coverage, but space is limited. Please rsvp to Rachelle Pachtman by phone at 646-287-2952 or by email at, or Leena El-Ali at 703-477-5210 or

Pre set for cameras: 6:00 p.m. from the 1530 P Street, NW Entrance
Final access for journalists and still photographers: 7:15 p.m. from the 1530 P Street, NW Entrance

For more information please contact the Office of Press Relations, U.S. Department of State (202) 647-2492.

PRN: 2012/1739


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