Saturday, 23 July 2011

Station Crew Views Shuttle Landing
This unprecedented view of the space shuttle Atlantis, appearing like a bean sprout against clouds and city lights, on its way home, was photographed by the Expedition 28 crew of the International Space Station. Airglow over Earth can be seen in the background. Image Credit: NASA

Washington Foreign Press CenterU.S. Department of State

WHAT: Washington Foreign Press Center On-The-Record Briefing

BRIEFERS: Nancy Lindborg, Assistant Administrator for the Bureau of Democracy, Conflict and Humanitarian Assistance of USAID Bruce Wharton, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Africa on Public Diplomacy Dr. Reuben Brigety, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees and Migration TOPIC: The Humanitarian Situation in the Horn of AfricaWHEN: Friday, July 22 at 10:00AMWHERE: National Press Building, 529 14th Street NW, Suite 800BACKGROUND: Assistant Administrator Lindborg , DAS Wharton, and DAS Brigety, will discuss the latest developments with the humanitarian crisis in the Horn of Africa and U.S. efforts to address the needs of the region’s affected populations.