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Date: 05/05/2015 Location: Washington D.C. Description: Washington Foreign Press Center briefing with National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA) scientists Dr. Jeff Key and Dr. Ed Farley on Climate Change in the Arctic. - State Dept Image

5/5: National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA) scientists Dr. Jeff Key and Dr. Ed Farley brief media at the Washington Foreign Press Center on Climate Change in the Arctic. Full Text»

5/4: Deputy Secretary of Commerce Bruce H. Andrews briefed foreign media at the Washington Foreign Press Center on the upcoming Department of Commerce Cybersecurity Trade Mission to Romania and Poland. Full Text» Video»

Date: 04/30/2015 Location: Washington DC Description: Washington Foreign Press Center briefing with Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment Catherine Novelli on Update on Progress for the President's Trade Agenda for 2015  - State Dept Image

4/30: Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment Catherine Novelli briefed foreign media at the Washington Foreign Press Center to provide an update on progress for the President’s Trade Agenda for 2015. Full Text»

4/29: Washington Foreign Press Center hosts a briefing with Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs Doug Frantz, Freedom House Vice President Vanessa Tucker, and Freedom House "Freedom of the Press" Project Manager Jennifer Dunham on World Press Freedom Day 2015: State of World Press Freedom. Full Text» Video»

4/28: Judith E. Heumann, U.S. Department of State Special Advisor for International Disability Rights, briefs at the Washington Foreign Press Center to provide a readout of the First High-Level U.S.-China Coordination Meeting on Disability at the U.S. Department of State. 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