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G8 NGO briefing on Wednesday, June 12, at 8:45 a.m. EDT


Media contact:

Holly Frew
World Vision Media Relations Manager
202.596.8509

WHAT:
NGO briefing on G8 agenda in Northern Ireland

Leaders of the Group of Eight nations hold their annual summit at Lough Erne, Northern Ireland on June 17-18. What should President Obama focus on during his meetings at the exclusive Northern Ireland golf hideaway? Join leading NGOs for a breakfast briefing ahead of the G8 and hear about the official agenda, which is expected to include the humanitarian crisis in Syria, food security, cross-border tax concerns and the need for greater transparency in the extractives industry.
 
WHERE:
Old Ebbitt Grill, Cabinet Room
675 15th St NW, Washington, DC 20005
 
WHEN:
Wednesday, June 12 from 8:45-10:00 am EDT
 
WHO:
Marie Brill, Executive Director, ActionAid
Samuel A Worthington, President & CEO, InterAction
Ben Leo, Global Policy Director, ONE
Ian Gary, Senior Policy Manager for Extractive Industries, Oxfam America
Nora O'Connell, Associate Vice President, Public Policy & Advocacy, Save the Children
Nathaniel Hurd, Policy Advisor, Conflicts & Disasters, World Vision
 
CONTACTS:
Patricia Brooks, ActionAid USA, 202.351.1757
Sue Pleming, InterAction, 202.341.3814
Ari Goldberg, ONE, 202.330.3577
Laura Rusu, Oxfam America, 202.459.3739
Francine Uenuma, Save the Children, 202.450.9153
Holly Frew, World Vision, 202.596.8509

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