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Tour to San Diego, California

June 16, 2009

Date: 06/16/2009 Location: San Diego, California Description: FPC tour to San Diego California where mayor discussed the city's cross-border economic initiative with Tijuana. © State Dept Image

June 16-18, 2009; San Diego, California
Contact: New York Foreign Press Center
Telephone: 212-317-8325; email:

The Foreign Press Center programmed a tour to San Diego, one of the major U.S. cities positioned to be a world leader in clean technologies and recently received a federal grant from the U.S. Commerce Economic Development Administration to that end.  The reporting tour included meetings with the mayor of San Diego who discussed the city's cross-border economic initiative with Tijuana; and briefings, media availabilities and phot ops with executives of clean energy companies and research facilities.  Participating journalists represented media organizations from Germany, Indonesia, Norway, Poland, Sri Lanka and Switzerland.