Secretary Kerry To Receive Foreign Policy's 2015 Diplomat of the Year Award

Notice to the Press
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
October 19, 2015


Secretary of State John Kerry will attend Foreign Policy’s 4th annual Diplomat of the Year award dinner, where he will receive the 2015 Foreign Policy Diplomat of the Year award, at 7:00 p.m. on October 20, 2015, at the Park Hyatt in Washington, D.C.

The dinner is open to the press.

Secretary Kerry’s remarks will be open to the press. The event will be streamed live on 2009-2017.state.gov.

Pre-set time for video cameras and photographers: 4:00 p.m. at the Park Hyatt Washington (1201 24th Street NW, Washington, D.C.).

Final access time for journalists: 6:30 p.m. at the Park Hyatt Washington (1201 24th Street NW, Washington, D.C.).

To RSVP for this event and for further information on participants and for an event schedule, please contact Maria Ory (maria.ory@foreignpolicy.com).

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 further information, please contact the Press Office at 202-647-2492.