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7/24: Marie Harf, U.S. Department of State Deputy Spokesperson, briefs at the Washington Foreign Press Center on latest developments in U.S. foreign policy. Full Text» Video»

Date: 07/21/2014 Location: Washington, D.C. Description: Foreign media learn about DC's commitment to sustainable food practices in action.  Journalists visit Union Kitchen, an industrial kitchen and business incubator that allows DC's emerging food entrepreneurs to grow their businesses, adopt sustainable business practices, and contribute to DC's fresh, local food movement. - State Dept Image

7/21: Foreign journalists visit Union Kitchen, an industrial kitchen and business incubator that allows DC’s emerging food entrepreneurs to grow their businesses, adopt sustainable business practices, and contribute to DC’s fresh, local food movement. Full Text»

Date: 07/21/2014 Location: Muirkirk Farm, Beltsville, Maryland Description: 7/21: Foreign journalists visit the University of DC's Muirkirk Farms, where they receive a guided tour of Muirkirk's state-of-the-art urban agriculture research farm, and hear from expert agronomists about green jobs development programs, water resource management, and strategies for providing DC's neediest residents with nutritious meals.  - State Dept Image

7/21:  Foreign media visit  the University of the District of Columbia’s Muirkirk Farms, a state-of-the-art urban agriculture research farm, and hear from expert agronomists about green jobs development programs, water resource management, and strategies for providing DC’s neediest residents with nutritious meals.  Full Text»

7/18: Daniel Feldman, Principal Deputy Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan (SRAP) briefs a the Washington Foreign Press Center on the Afghanistan elections. Full Text» Video»

Date: 07/18/2014 Location: New York, New York Description: NYFPC media tour the Flatiron School and meet with school officials and NYC Department of Small Business Services Commissioner Maria Torres-Springer. The school teaches coding and web development - skills that are a driving force in making the United States competitive, creative, and innovative.  - State Dept Image

7/16: NYFPC media tour the Flatiron School and meet with school officials and NYC Department of Small Business Services Commissioner Maria Torres-Springer. The school teaches coding and web development – skills that are a driving force in making the United States competitive, creative, and innovative. Full Text»


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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 Bldg., Suite 800
New York Foreign Press Center -799 UN Plaza, 10th Floor