A meeting of the U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy will be held in Mexico City on November 24, 2003. The Commission will approve its budget and examine its course of study for FY 2004, in addition, it will meet with public affairs officers to review public diplomacy programs in the Western Hemisphere.
The Commission was reauthorized pursuant to Pub. L. 106-113 (H.R. 3194, Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2000).
The U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy is a bipartisan Presidentially appointed panel created by Congress in 1948 to provide oversight of U.S. Government activities intended to understand, inform and influence foreign publics. The Commission reports its findings and recommendations to the President, the Congress and the Secretary of State and the American people. Current Commission members include Barbara M. Barrett of Arizona, who is the Chairman; Harold C. Pachios of Maine; Ambassador Penne Percy Korth of Washington, DC; Ambassador Elizabeth F. Bagley of Washington, DC; Charles “Tre” Evers III of Florida; Jay T. Snyder of New York; and Maria Sophia Aguirre of Washington, DC.
For more information, please contact Matt Lauer at (202) 203-7880.Start Signature
Matthew J. Lauer,
Executive Director, U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy, Department of State.
[FR Doc. 03-28221 Filed 11-7-03; 8:45 am]
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