Secretary Clinton to Deliver Remarks on the Future of NATO on Monday, February 22

Notice to the Press
Office of the Spokesman
Washington, DC
February 19, 2010

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will deliver remarks on the Future of NATO on Monday, February 22 at 6:00 p.m. at the Ritz Carlton in Washington, D.C. Atlantic Council Chairman Senator Chuck Hagel will offer welcoming remarks, and former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright will introduce Secretary Clinton.

Secretary Clinton’s remarks are the opening event of the Washington Strategic Concept Seminar, which will focus on future NATO capabilities and forces as well as provide recommendations for drafting NATO’s next Strategic Concept. The seminar is co-hosted by The National Defense University and Allied Command Transformation in partnership with the Atlantic Council, the Center for Strategic and International Studies, the German Marshall Fund of the United States and the Johns Hopkins SAIS Center for Transatlantic Relations.

This event will be open to the press. Media interested in attending should RSVP to or 202-778-4991.

Pre-set time for live and still cameras: 4:30 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Final access time for journalists: 5:15 p.m.

Ritz Carlton
1150 22nd Street NW
Washington, DC

Media representatives may attend this event upon presentation of one of the following: (1) a U.S. Government-issued media identification card (Department of State, White House, Congress, Department of Defense, or Foreign Press Center) or (2) a media-issued photo identification card,

Press Contacts:

U.S. Department of State
Office of Press Relations
(202) 647-2492

Atlantic Council
Peter Cassata, Public Affairs Coordinator

PRN: 2010/193