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Media Note
Office of the Spokesman
Washington, DC
April 30, 2003


Meeting of the Advisory Committee on International Law - Friday, May 16, 2003

A meeting of the Advisory Committee on International Law will take place on Friday, May 16, 2003, from 10:00 a.m. to approximately 4:00 p.m., as necessary, in Room 1105 of the United States Department of State, 2201 C Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. The meeting will be chaired by the Legal Adviser of the Department of State, William H. Taft, IV, and will be open to the public up to the capacity of the meeting room. The meeting will discuss various issues related to international legal considerations relating to post-conflict Iraq; litigation relating to the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations, compensation for victims of terrorism, an update on developments relating to the Alien Tort Statute, and other current legal topics.

Entry to the building is controlled and will be facilitated by advance arrangements. Members of the public desiring access to the session should, by Wednesday, May 14, 2003, notify the Office of the Assistant Legal Adviser for United Nations Affairs (telephone (202) 647-2767) of their name, Social Security number, date of birth, professional affiliation, address and telephone number in order to arrange admittance. This includes admittance for government employees as well as others. All attendees must use the “C” Street entrance. One of the following valid IDs will be required for admittance: any U.S. driver’s license with photo, a passport, or a U.S. Government agency ID. Because an escort is required at all times, attendees should expect to remain in the meeting for the entire morning or afternoon session.

Released on April 30, 2003

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