Special Conference Call Briefing: Special Envoy Gration and USAID Assistant Administrator Lindborg's Trip to Darfur

Notice to the Press
Office of the Spokesman
Washington, DC
December 12, 2010

The U.S. Department of State invites journalists to participate in an on-the-record conference call on Monday, December 13, at 10:45 a.m. EST with U.S. Special Envoy to Sudan Scott Gration and USAID Assistant Administrator for Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance Nancy Lindborg. The Special Envoy and Assistant Administrator will discuss their recent three-day trip to Darfur, offer insights on the security and humanitarian situation, and announce an expanded effort to support on-going international efforts to reach a definitive end to conflict in the region.

To join the call, dial 1-888-606-5920 from the United States or 1-210-234-0045 from overseas. The participant passcode is Sudan and the conference leader is Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs P.J. Crowley.

PRN: 2010/1800