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Daily Appointments Schedule for April 23, 2010


Public Schedule
Washington, DC
April 23, 2010

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SECRETARY OF STATE CLINTON

Secretary Clinton, accompanied by Assistant Secretary Phil Gordon, is on Foreign Travel in Tallinn, Estonia. (EDT + 7 hours.)
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8:20 a.m. LOCAL
  Secretary Clinton attends the Third Working Session of NATO Foreign Ministers, in Tallinn, Estonia.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

9:00 a.m. LOCAL
  Secretary Clinton meets with Afghan Foreign Minister Zalmai Rassoul, in Tallinn, Estonia.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY)

10:00 a.m. LOCAL
  Secretary Clinton attends an Informal Meeting of NATO Foreign Ministers and Non-NATO ISAF-Contributing Nations, in Tallinn, Estonia.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY)

1:45 p.m. LOCAL
  Secretary Clinton holds a Press Availability, in Tallinn, Estonia.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

2:20 p.m. LOCAL
  Secretary Clinton holds a Bilateral Meeting with Estonian President Toomas-Hendrik Ilves, in Tallinn, Estonia.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY)

3:10 p.m. LOCAL
  Secretary Clinton holds a Bilateral Meeting with Estonian Prime Minister Andrus Ansip, in Tallinn, Estonia.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY)

4:00 p.m. LOCAL
  Secretary Clinton meets with the Staff and Families of Embassy Tallinn, in Tallinn, Estonia.

(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE)


PM  Secretary Clinton returns from Foreign Travel.


DEPUTY SECRETARY JIM STEINBERG

Deputy Secretary Steinberg returns from Foreign Travel.


USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJ SHAH

8:30 a.m. 
Administrator Shah meets with African Union Deputy Chair Erastus Mwencha, at USAID.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:00 a.m. 
Administrator Shah meets with Norwegian Minister of the Environment and Development Cooperation Erik Solheim, at USAID.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m. 
Administrator Shah meets with Afghan Minister of Finance Omar Zakhilwal, at USAID.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:45 p.m
.  Administrator Shah meets with World Trade Organization Director General Pascal Lamy, at USAID.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:30 p.m. 
Administrator Shah meets with Danish Minister for Development Cooperation Søren Pind, at USAID.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:00 p.m. 
Administrator Shah meets with UN World Food Program Executive Director Josette Sheeran, at USAID.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:00 p.m. 
Administrator Shah meets with OECD DAC Chair Eckhard Deutscher, at USAID.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS BILL BURNS

Under Secretary Burns travels to Senegal, Liberia, Angola, South Arica, Namibia, Nigeria and Cape Verde through April 25.  He is meeting with senior government officials, business executives and civil society representatives to expand relations with key African partners in the areas of democracy, sustainable economic development, health and education, and peace and security.
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UNDER SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC, ENERGY AND AGRICULTURE AFFAIRS ROBERT HORMATS

10:30 a.m.  
Under Secretary Hormats and Israeli Civil Aviation Authority Director General Giora Romm sign a Joint Statement Confirming a New U.S.-Israel Open Skies Air Transport Agreement, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:15 a.m.
 Under Secretary Hormats meets with Pakistani Finance Advisor Abdul Hafeez Shaikh, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:00 p.m.  Under Secretary Hormats meets with Colombian Trade Minister Luis Plata, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

April 24-25  Under Secretary Hormats participates in World Bank and International Monetary Fund Annual Meetings, in Washington, D.C.

April 25 at 3:00 p.m.  Under Secretary Hormats delivers Remarks at the Institute of International Finance’s Roundtable on "Emerging Markets: Moving Beyond the Crisis," at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

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UNDER SECRETARY FOR MANAGEMENT PAT KENNEDY

Under Secretary Kennedy travels to Seoul April 22-25 and Hanoi April 25-26. In Beijing, Under Secretary Kennedy is addressing the Bureau of East Asian Policy’s Management Officers’ Conference and is meeting with Chinese officials to discuss bilateral property Issues.


UNDER SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY AND GLOBAL AFFAIRS MARIA OTERO

11:30 a.m.
  Under Secretary Otero and Serbian Deputy Prime Minister Bozidar Djelic sign a Science and Technology Agreement, at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre-set time for cameras: 10:30 a.m. at the 23rd Street Entrance.
Final access time for journalists and still cameras: 11:15 a.m. at the 23rd Street Entrance.
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UNDER SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY ELLEN TAUSCHER

4:30 p.m.
  Under Secretary Tauscher attends a Meeting, at the White House.
(MEDIA TO BE DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)



CHIEF OF PROTOCOL AMBASSADOR CAPRICIA PENAVIC MARSHALL


Ambassador Marshall hosts a Farewell Coffee for Departing Jamaican Ambassador Anthony Smith Johnson, at Blair House.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS ROBERT BLAKE

Assistant Secretary Blake travels to Nepal, Bhutan, and China April 23-May 4.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR AFRICAN AFFAIRS JOHNNIE CARSON

10:00 a.m. 
Assistant Secretary Carson meets with Zambian Finance Minister Situmbeko Musokotwane, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR OCEANS AND INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL AND SCIENTIFIC AFFAIRS KERRI-ANN JONES


Assistant Secretary Jones co-leads the U.S. delegation to the International Ministerial Conference on Animal and Pandemic Influenza in Hanoi, Vietnam, through April 23. 
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ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR THE BUREAU OF DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS & LABOR MICHAEL POSNER

Assistant Secretary Posner travels to Colombia and Mexico through April 23. Assistant Secretary Posner is discussing human rights issues with government officials, including Colombia's President Uribe, and non-governmental organizations in both countries. 


AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE FOR GLOBAL WOMEN’S ISSUES MELANNE VERVEER

Ambassador Verveer travels to Lithuania, Russia and Egypt through April 23. She is meeting with senior government officials and NGO leaders to discuss progress towards achieving women’s empowerment in the political, social and economic arenas, combating gender-based violence and improving maternal health.
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SPECIAL ENVOY TO MONITOR AND COMBAT ANTI-SEMITISM HANNAH ROSENTHAL


Special Envoy Rosenthal travels to Ukraine, Lithuania, and Tunisia through May 2. She is meeting with interfaith and inter-ethnic groups in all three countries, paying respects at the massacre site of Babi Yar in Kiev and attending the Lag B'Omer Festival to present the film Among the Righteous, which tells the story of Tunisian Muslims sheltering Jews during World War II.



SPECIAL REPRESSENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL INTERGOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS RETA JO LEWIS

Special Representative Lewis attends the Ninth Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, at the United Nations.


PRESS BRIEFING SCHEDULE

1:00 p.m.  Daily Press Briefing



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