Secretary Kerry to Open Fourth Round of the U.S.-Colombia High-Level Partnership Dialogue

Notice to the Press
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
February 27, 2014


Secretary of State John Kerry will open the fourth round of the U.S.-Colombia High-Level Partnership Dialogue together with Colombian Foreign Minister Maria Holguin on February 28, 2014, at the Department of State.

Secretary Kerry and Foreign Minister Holguin will deliver remarks at 9:00 a.m. The Secretary’s remarks on the breadth of the bilateral relationship will include the announcement of two multi-million dollar investments that will complement Colombia’s efforts to create opportunity in regions recovering from conflict.

The opening remarks and joint press availability will be open to the press.

For Opening Remarks:
Pre-set time for cameras: 8:15 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 8:30 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance.

For Joint Press Availability:
Pre-set time for cameras: 9:30 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 10:00 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance.

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). Please allow 15 minutes to process through security.

For further information please contact MediaRequests@state.gov or (202) 647-2492.