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8/21: U.S. Customs & Border Protection Commissioner R. Gil Kerlikowske and U.S. Department of State Acting Assistant Secretary for Western Hemisphere Affairs Francisco Palmieri brief foreign media at the Washington Foreign Press Center on the new "Know the Facts" awareness campaign.  Full Text» Video»

7/27: Panel Discussion at the Washington Foreign Press Center with Judith E. Heumann, Special Advisor for International Disability Rights; NFL Super Bowl Champion Derrick L. Coleman, Jr., and his Father, Derrick L. Coleman, Sr.; and Paralympian Ann Cody, Bureau of Cultural and Educational Affairs, U.S. Department of State Full Text» Video»

07/09/2015 Location: Washington DC Description: Deputy Secretary of Commerce Bruce H. Andrews and Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa Matthew Murray preview the U.S.-Ukraine Business Forum for foreign media at the Washington Foreign Press Center.  - State Dept Image

7/9: Deputy Secretary of Commerce Bruce H. Andrews and Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa Matthew Murray preview the U.S.-Ukraine Business Forum for foreign media at the Washington Foreign Press Center.  Full Text»

7/8: Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights Sarah Sewall briefs foreign media at the Washington Foreign Press Center on an update on White House Summit to Counter Violent Extremism (CVE) Follow-on Process. Full Text» Video»

6/30: Simon Limage, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Nonproliferation Programs , Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation, briefs foreign media at the Washington Foreign Press Center on The New Agreement for the International Science and Technology Center (ISTC) Full Text» Video»


The United States Department of State has Foreign Press Centers in Washington, D.C. and New York. The Foreign Press Centers support U.S. policies by helping foreign media cover the U.S. Their goal is to promote the depth, accuracy, and balance of foreign reporting from the U.S., by providing direct access to authoritative American information sources.


Washington Foreign Press Center
National Press Building
529 14th Street NW, Suite 800
Washington, DC 20045
Phone: (202) 504-6300

New York Foreign Press Center
799 U.N. Plaza, 10th Floor
New York, New York 10017
Phone: (646) 282-2830