Secretary Kerry to Deliver Remarks at the 2016 Global Entrepreneurship Summit

Notice to the Press
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
June 22, 2016

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will deliver remarks at the Opening Plenary of the 2016 Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) at 9:00 a.m. PDT on June 23, 2016, at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California.

The Secretary will highlight key challenges facing our planet today and the central role of entrepreneurs in addressing them. He will also discuss the State Department’s broader, ongoing commitment to supporting and empowering entrepreneurs across the globe as part of the Obama Administration’s effort to spur shared prosperity, advance stability, and promote security worldwide.

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The event will be open to registered GES 2016 accredited media and streamed live on

Pre-set times for cameras 7:30 a.m. PDT at the international media center.‎

Final media access will be 8:00 a.m. PDT in the international media center.