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4/21: Ben Rhodes, Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategic Communications, briefs at the Washington Foreign Press Center on President Obama's upcoming trip to Asia. Full Text» Video»

Date: 04/18/2014 Location: New York, NY Description: Foreign journalists visit the Earth Institute and Lenfast Center for Sustainable Energy at Columbia University in advance of Earth Day - State Dept Image

4/18: Foreign journalists visit the Earth Institute and Lenfast Center for Sustainable Energy at Columbia University in advance of Earth Day.  Media met with faculty who are conducting cutting-edge research to understand how humans are contributing to climate change; the impacts of climate change on people, communities, and ecosystems; and ways to address and minimize those impacts. Full Text»

Date: 04/10/2014 Location: Ft. Worth, Texas Description: Foreign media visit the Pano Hydraulic Fracturing site in Ft. Worth, Texas - State Dept Image

4/10: Foreign media visit the Pano hydraulic fracturing site in Ft. Worth, Texas as part of a New York Foreign Press Center tour, April 7-10,  to cover the state’s successful efforts to diversify its energy portfolio by exploring energy options from solar and wind to natural gas and oil. Full Text»

Date: 04/09/2014 Location: Carlisle, Pennsylvania Description: Foreign media visit the Army War College to cover  the 25th annual Strategy Conference

4/9: Foreign Press Center media from Austria, China, France, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Sweden, Switzerland, and the UK visit the Army War College in Carlisle, PA to cover their the 25th annual Strategy Conference “Balancing the Joint Force to Meet Future Security Challenges.” Full Text»

Date: 04/07/2014 Description: Robin Lerner, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Private Exchange in the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, discusses State Department exchange programs with NYFPC journalists and Train USA J-1 exchange program participants from South America, Europe, Africa, and East Asia. - State Dept Image

4/7: Robin Lerner, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Private Exchange in the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, discusses State Department exchange programs with NYFPC journalists and Train USA J-1 exchange program participants from South America, Europe, Africa, and East Asia4/7: 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