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U.S. Department of State Under Secretary Jose W. Fernandez, Assistant Secretary Geoffrey R. Pyatt, and Special Representative for Global Partnerships Dorothy McAuliffe will host a live announcement and public-private partnership signing ceremony to advance work on critical minerals with the non-profit SAFE on November 1, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. EST.  

Media and trade press are invited to join in person for the announcement, signing ceremony, and Q&A at the Department of State, Harry S Truman Building, 2201 C Street NW. 

Please register your attendance by October 31.  All media and guests are kindly requested to arrive no later than 09:45 a.m. EST.

If unable to join in person, the announcement livestream is open to the press and public via Zoom. To stay updated, follow Under Secretary Fernandez on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn,  and the Office of Global Partnerships on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

For press inquiries, please contact E_Communications@state.gov.

U.S. Department of State

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