Additional Press Events During the 2015 U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue and Consultation on People-to-People Exchange

Notice to the Press
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
June 20, 2015


The seventh U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED) and the sixth Consultation on People-to-People Exchange (CPE) will be held in Washington, D.C., June 23-24, 2015. Secretary of State John F. Kerry and Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew will be joined for the Dialogue by Chinese co-chairs, State Councilor Yang Jiechi and Vice Premier Wang Yang, along with members of the Chinese delegation and their U.S. colleagues. Vice Premier Liu Yandong, Secretary Kerry’s Chinese co-chair at the Consultation on People-to-People Exchange, will lead the Chinese CPE delegation.

Below, please find additional media opportunities for members of the media that continue the in-depth conversation. In some cases, a S&ED/CPE credential is required for all members of the media wishing to cover these additional events.

For questions on the below press events, please contact: State Department Press Office, 202-647-2492 or SummitMedia@state.gov.

MONDAY, JUNE 22, 2015

5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Celebrating Private Sector Engagement in Advancing the U.S.-China Climate Change Working Group with Secretary of Energy Dr. Ernest Moniz in the Marshall Center at the Department of State

(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE TO ALL S&ED/CPE CREDENTIALED MEDIA)

TUESDAY JUNE 23, 2015

10:45 a.m. Eco-Partnerships Signing Ceremony in the Dean Acheson at the Department of State

(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE TO ALL S&ED/CPE CREDENTIALED MEDIA; SHORT PRESS AVAILABILITY WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE’S UNDER SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC GROWTH, ENERGY, AND THE ENVIRONMENT CATHERINE A. NOVELLI IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE CEREMONY)

11:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. U.S.-China Women’s Leadership Exchange and Dialogue (WE-LEAD) in the Burns Auditorium of the George C. Marshall Center at the Department of State

(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m. Press Briefing following the S&ED Joint Session on Climate Change by the Secretary of Energy Dr. Ernest Moniz and EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy at the Department of State

(OPEN TO S&ED/CPE CREDENTIALED MEDIA ON LIMITED BASIS; to attend, please RSVP to SummitMedia@state.gov)

12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Press Briefing following the S&ED Joint Session on Climate Change by the Department of State’s Special Envoy for Climate Change Todd D. Stern at the Department of State

(OPEN TO S&ED/CPE CREDENTIALED MEDIA ON LIMITED BASIS; to attend, please RSVP to SummitMedia@state.gov)

WEDNESDAY JUNE 24, 2015

1:40 p.m. – 2:10 p.m. Press Briefing on Trade and Investment by the Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker at the Department of State

(OPEN TO S&ED/CPE CREDENTIALED MEDIA ON LIMITED BASIS; to attend, please RSVP to SummitMedia@state.gov)

2:15 p.m. – 2:40 p.m. Press Briefing on Ocean Issues by the Department of State’s Under Secretary for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment Catherine A. Novelli at the Department of State

(OPEN TO S&ED/CPE CREDENTIALED MEDIA ON LIMITED BASIS; to attend, please RSVP to SummitMedia@state.gov)

2:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Press preview of confiscated wildlife contraband display with the Department of State’s Under Secretary for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment Catherine A. Novelli; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Dan Ashe; and Chinese State Forestry Administration Minister Zhao Shucong at the Department of State

(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE ON LIMITED BASIS; to attend, please RSVP to SummitMedia@state.gov)

3:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Wildlife Trafficking: Inside the Evidence Room in the Burns Auditorium of the George C. Marshall Center at the Department of State

(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)