U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will discuss our nation's top foreign policy priorities leading into the next administration during the U.S. Institute of Peace's Passing the Baton 2017: America's Role in the World event at the Institute at 9:30 a.m. on January 10, 2017.
The event is open to the press.
Secretary Kerry's remarks will be streamed live on www.state.gov. Follow @StateDept using the hashtag #PassingtheBaton.
Pre-set time for video cameras is: 6:00a.m. - 7:45 a.m. from the 23rdt Street loading dock entrance of the U.S. Institute of Peace, 2301 Constitution Ave., NW., Washington, D.C.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 8:30 a.m. from the USIP 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).
For further information from the Department of State, please contact the Office of Press Relations at (202) 647-2492.
Source: U.S. State Department