Secretary Kerry To Deliver a Speech at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace on U.S. Policy Towards the Middle East

Notice to the Press
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
October 27, 2015


U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will deliver a speech on United States Policy Towards the Middle East at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 28, 2015 as part of the launch of the organization’s “Arab World Horizons” project.

The speech precedes a full day conference at Carnegie on Thursday, October 29 on its new “Arab World Horizons” initiative, a multi-year effort of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace to explore the social, economic, political, and strategic trends facing the Arab world. Please click here for the full day conference agenda.

Secretary Kerry’s speech will be pooled press for video cameras and open press for still photographers and journalists.

Pre-set time for still photographers: 11:30 a.m. at Carnegie Endowment for International Peace 1779 Massachusetts Avenue NW Washington, D.C.

Final access time for journalists: 1:00 p.m. at Carnegie Endowment for International Peace 1779 Massachusetts Avenue NW Washington, D.C.

The speech will be streamed live on 2009-2017.state.gov. Follow @StateDeptLive and @CarnegieEndow using the hashtag #ArabWorldHorizons.

Media RSVP’s are required. Please email Clara Hogan at chogan@ceip.org. to attend.

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 or Clara Hogan at 202-939-2233 or chogan@ceip.org.