Assistant Secretary Posner on the U.S.- China Human Rights Dialogue

Notice to the Press
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
July 24, 2012

Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor Michael Posner will present a read out of the 17th U.S.-China Human Rights Dialogue on July 25 at 12:00 p.m. in the U.S. Department of State Press Briefing Room. The United States consistently engages China on human rights issues at the highest level. The Human Rights Dialogue is an important mechanism to reinforce these messages, including our position on specific cases.

Assistant Secretary Posner’s remarks will be open to the press. Attending journalists should enter the State Department via the 23rd Street Entrance no later than 11:30 a.m.

Media representatives may attend this event upon presentation of one of the following: (1) A U.S. Government-issued identification card (Department of State, White House, Congress, Department of Defense or Foreign Press Center), (2) a media-issued photo identification card, or (3) a letter from their employer on letterhead verifying their employment as a journalist, accompanied by an official photo identification card (driver's license, passport).

For updates, follow Assistant Secretary Posner on Facebook and Twitter @State_DRL.

PRN: 2012/1204