On March 22, World Water Day, the U.S. Water Partnership will host the 2017 U.S. Water Partnership All Companions Assembly within the Division of State’s George C. Marshall Convention Heart. The assembly will likely be open to the press from 9:00 a.m. to 10:10 a.m.

The U.S. Water Partnership is a 120-member public-private partnership that was launched in 2012 to unite and mobilize U.S. information, experience, and sources to enhance water safety. This occasion will carry collectively members of the Partnership to debate water innovation, safety, infrastructure finance, and fairness and affordability.

Keynote audio system will embody U.S. Environmental Safety Company Administrator Scott Pruitt and President and CEO of the Nationwide Geographic Society Gary E. Knell. Administrator Pruitt will talk about elevating America’s water infrastructure as a nationwide precedence. Mr. Knell will announce Nationwide Geographic’s first enterprise into the general public coverage area to convene nonpartisan, fact-based dialogues between Nationwide Geographic specialists and necessary leaders in Washington about water and different advanced points affecting the U.S. at this time.

To cowl different occasions deliberate by the U.S. Water Partnership for World Water Day please assessment their media launch.

The occasion is open to the press. Pre-set time for cameras is eight:15 am from the 21st Road entrance. Closing entry time for writers and stills is eight:45 am from the 21st Road entrance. The open press portion of the day will conclude at 10:10 am. On account of one other occasion within the constructing, press should enter at 21st Road to cowl this occasion.

Please R.S.V.P to Esther Bell at BellEF@State.gov by 5pm Monday, March 20, 2017, together with your first and final identify, date of delivery, and passport or driver’s license quantity.

Media representatives might attend this occasion upon presentation of one of many following: (1) a U.S. Authorities-issued photograph media credential (e.g., Division of State, White Home, Congress, Division of Protection or International Press Heart), or (2) an official photograph identification card issued by their information group, or (three) a letter from their employer on official letterhead verifying their present employment as a journalist.

Moreover, they need to current an official authorities photograph identification card (i.e., U.S. driver’s license or passport).

For additional info, please contact the Bureau of Oceans and Worldwide Environmental and Scientific Affairs (OES) at BellEF@state.gov or 202-647-1511 or observe @StateDeptOES.

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