Congressional lawmakers are back in their home districts this week, but the nation’s mayors will be here in Washington to hear from President Obama and top cabinet officials, including US Trade Representative Mike Froman.
Monday is a federal holiday here in Washington.
● On Tuesday, the Atlantic Council sponsors a program on relations between France and the United States with speakers including French Ambassador Francois Delattre.
● Brazilian Ambassador Mauro Vieira also speaks on Tuesday, to the George Washington University Elliott School of International Affairs.
● Wednesday, the National Conference of Mayors begins a three-day meeting. USTR Froman and Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker are among the speakers on Wednesday.
● Meanwhile, Acting Deputy US Trade Representative Wendy Cutler speaks at a conference on the US-Australia alliance sponsored by the Center for Strategic and International Studies.
● On Thursday, USTR Froman heads to the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, where he is expected to discuss the World Trade Organization and ongoing TransPacific Partnership trade negotiations.
● On Friday, Acting Deputy USTR Cutler speaks to the National Conference of Mayors.
See you there!