Daily Archives: May 20, 2015

Daily Press Briefings : Daily Press Briefing – May 20, 2015

1:30 p.m. EDT MS HARF: Hello. Welcome to the daily press briefing. We have an energetic crowd in here today, I like it. I have a couple items at the top, and then Brad, I will turn it over to you. First, as you all saw, Secretary Kerry met this morning in Washington with the

Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz to Speak at the Calgary Chamber of Commerce Luncheon

May 20, 2015 – Ottawa, Ontario – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz will be in Calgary, Alberta on Thursday, May 21, 2015 to give the keynote address at the Calgary Chamber of Commerce Agribusiness luncheon. Event Speech Date Thursday, May 21, 2015 Time 12:00 noon (local time) Location Delta Calgary South HotelAtrium

UN health agency responds to Ebola spike by deploying team on Guinea-Guinea Bissau border

20 May 2015 – The World Health Organization (WHO) today reported “a substantial increase” in the weekly total of new Ebola cases in Guinea and Sierra Leone and deployed a response team to the border with Guinea Bissau because of its proximity to a recent cluster of cases in a neighbouring Guinean prefecture. Also in

Press Releases: Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Wendy R. Sherman to Travel to Canada

Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Wendy R. Sherman will travel to Ottawa, Canada, May 21. She will lead the U.S. delegation to the sixth U.S.-Canada High-Level Policy Review Group, co-chaired by Canadian Political Director and Assistant Deputy Minister for International Security and Political Affairs Kerry Buck. The Review Group will discuss a broad