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Daily Appointments Schedule for April 28, 2010


Public Schedule
Washington, DC
April 28, 2010

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SECRETARY OF STATE CLINTON


9:00 a.m.
Secretary Clinton hosts a Breakfast with Women Entrepreneurs Attending the Presidential Summit on Entrepreneurship, at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE FOR REMARKS)
Pre-set time for cameras: 7:45 a.m. at the C Street Entrance.

Final access time for journalists and still cameras: 8:30 a.m. at the 23rd Street

Entrance.


9:30 a.m.
Secretary Clinton meets with her Senior Management Team, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:00 a.m.
Secretary Clinton meets with the Under Secretaries, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m.
Secretary Clinton holds a Bilateral Meeting with Tunisian Foreign Minister Kamel Morjane, at the Department of State.
(CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING BILATERAL MEETING)
Pre-set time for cameras: 1:15 p.m. at the 23rd Street Entrance.

Final access time for journalists and still cameras:
1:45 p.m. at the 23rd Street Entrance.

2:50 p.m.
Secretary Clinton meets with Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs Staff Involved in Iran, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:15 p.m.
Secretary Clinton meets with the Families of Shane Bauer, Joshua Fattal and Sarah Shourd, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)
Click
here to read Secretary Clinton’s April 23 Statement on the American Hikers Detained in Iran.

4:00 p.m.
Secretary Clinton holds a Bilateral Meeting with Honduran Foreign Minister Mario Canahuati, at the Department of State.
(CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING BILATERAL MEETING)
Pre-set time for cameras: 3:15 p.m. at the 23rd Street Entrance.

Final access time for journalists and still cameras:
3:45 p.m. at the 23rd Street Entrance.

7:30 p.m.
Secretary Clinton attends the Community Celebration of Life for Dr. Dorothy Height and delivers Remarks, in Washington, D.C.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)


DEPUTY SECRETARY JIM STEINBERG

10:00 a.m.
Deputy Secretary Steinberg participates in Secretary Clinton’s Meeting with the Under Secretaries, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:00 p.m.
Deputy Secretary Steinberg delivers Keynote Remarks at the Center for Strategic and International Studies’ Conference on U.S. Strategic Interests in the High North, at CSIS.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
For more information, click
here.

3:00 p.m.
Deputy Secretary Steinberg attends a Meeting, at the White House.
(MEDIA TO BE DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

6:00 p.m.
Deputy Secretary Steinberg attends the Atlantic Council Awards Dinner, at the Ritz Carlton.
(MEDIA TO BE DETERMINED BY ATLANTIC COUNCIL)

For more information, click
here.


DEPUTY SECRETARY JACK LEW

9:30 a.m.
Deputy Secretary Lew participates in Secretary Clinton’s Meeting with her Senior Management Team, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:00 a.m.
Deputy Secretary Lew participates in Secretary Clinton’s Meeting with the Under Secretaries, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:00 a.m.
Deputy Secretary Lew attends a Meeting, at the White House.
(MEDIA TO BE DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

3:00 p.m.
Deputy Secretary Lew attends a Meeting, at the White House.
(MEDIA TO BE DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJ SHAH


USAID Administrator Shah leads the U.S. Delegation to the G-8 Development Ministers Meeting in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS BILL BURNS

10:00 a.m.
Under Secretary Burns participates in Secretary Clinton’s Meeting with the Under Secretaries, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Burns delivers Remarks to the A-100 152nd Foreign Service Generalist Orientation Class, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC, ENERGY AND AGRICULTURAL AFFAIRS ROBERT HORMATS

9:00 a.m.
Under Secretary Hormats meets with Mayor Rudy Clay and Members of the Gary Chamber of Commerce, at the Gary Chamber of Commerce in Gary, Indiana.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
For more information, contact Janice Bowdoin at (219) 885-7407.

11:00 a.m. Under Secretary Hormats meets with the Northwest Indiana World Trade Council to discuss the opportunities for local businesses to compete in the global marketplace, at the Hammond “InNovation” Center in Hammond, Illinois.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
For more information, please contact Greg Boyan at (219) 750-1200.

UNDER SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY ELLEN TAUSCHER

9:30 a.m.
Under Secretary Tauscher meets with the Lithuanian Minister of Defense, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:00 a.m.
Under Secretary Tauscher participates in Secretary Clinton’s Meeting with the Under Secretaries, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Tauscher meets with Russian Ambassador to the U.S. Sergei Kislyak, at the Ambassador’s Residence.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Tauscher delivers Remarks at the National Nuclear Security Administration 10th Anniversary Celebration, at the Department of Energy.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)
For more information, contact Damien LaVera at
Damien.LaVera@nnsa.doe.gov.


SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR AFGHANISTAN AND PAKISTAN RICHARD HOLBROOKE

Special Representative Holbrooke is on Foreign Travel in Berlin, Germany. (EDT + 6 Hours)

12:00 p.m. LOCAL Special Representative Holbrooke meets with German SRAP Michael Steiner, in Berlin, Germany.

2:00 p.m. LOCAL Special Representative Holbrooke meets with German State Minister Werner Hoyer, in Berlin, Germany.

3:00 p.m. LOCAL Special Representative Holbrooke meets with Italian SRAP Massimo Iannucci, in Berlin, Germany.

4:00 p.m. LOCAL Special Representative Holbrooke meets with German NSA Christoph Heusgen, in Berlin, Germany.


DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING ANNE-MARIE SLAUGHTER

10:00 a.m.
Ms. Slaughter participates in Secretary Clinton’s Meeting with the Under Secretaries, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:00 p.m.
Ms. Slaughter delivers Remarks at a Roundtable on the European Union, at the German Marshall Fund.
(MEDA TO BE DETERMINED BY GERMAN MARSHALL FUND)

6:00 p.m.
Ms. Slaughter attends the Atlantic Council Awards Dinner, at the Ritz Carlton.
(MEDIA TO BE DETERMINED BY ATLANTIC COUNCIL)

For more information, click
here.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS ROBERT BLAKE

Assistant Secretary Blake travels to Nepal, Bhutan, and China through May 4.
For more information, click
here.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION AFFAIRS ESTHER BRIMMER

5:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Brimmer participates in a Stimson Center Event honoring Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, at the Embassy of Canada.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
For more information, contact April Umminger of the Stimson Center at 202-478-3442,


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AFFAIRS KURT CAMPBELL

Assistant Secretary Campbell travels to Hong Kong and Tokyo through April 28.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR AFRICAN AFFAIRS JOHNNIE CARSON

9:45 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Carson meets with Tunisian Foreign Minister Morjane, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Carson delivers Remarks to the Corporate Council on Africa’s US-Africa Infrastructure Conference, at the JW Marriott
(MEDIA TO BE DETERMINED BY CORPORATE COUNCIL ON AFRICA)

For more information, click
here.

5:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Carson meets with Coca-Cola President for South Africa William Egbe, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL NARCOTICS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT AFFAIRS DAVID JOHNSON

Assistant Secretary John is in Iraq through April 29. He is meeting with Iraqi officials to plan for the upcoming civilian-led police development program. During the trip, Assistant Secretary Johnson will visit Baghdad, Basrah and Erbil.
For more information, click
here.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL MILITARY AFFAIRS ANDREW SHAPIRO

10:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Shapiro opens a “DoD Workshop Series” session, at the Department of State. Air Force Chief of Staff General Norton Schwartz and Assistant to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Air Force Lieutenant General Paul Selva also participate.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POPULATION, REFUGEES AND MIGRATION ERIC SCHWARTZ

Assistant Secretary Schwartz visits the Dominican Republic April 27-28 to thank its government for its efforts in emergency humanitarian relief in the aftermath of the Haiti earthquake, and to explore additional areas of cooperation related to earthquake response and development in the border region.

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE AND COORDINATOR FOR COUNTERTERRORISM DANIEL BENJAMIN

11:00 a.m.
Ambassador Benjamin meets with Tunisian Foreign Minister Kamel Morjane, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m.
Ambassador Benjamin, Assistant Secretary Gordon and Assistant Secretary Fernandez meet with European Union Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE AND GLOBAL AIDS COORDINATOR ERIC GOOSBY

Ambassador Goosby leads the U.S. Delegation to the 21st Global Fund Board Meeting in Geneva, Switzerland through April 30. The delegation includes representatives from the Department of State, USAID and the Department of Health and Human Services.


SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR MUSLIM COMMUNITIES FARAH PANDITH

8:00 a.m.
Special Representative Pandith participates in Secretary Clinton’s Breakfast with Women Entrepreneurs Attending the Presidential Summit on Entrepreneurship, at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE FOR REMARKS BEGINNING AT 9:00 A.M.)

9:00 a.m.
Special Representative Pandith leads a Roundtable discussion on Perspectives on Muslim Engagement at the 11th Annual Conference hosted by the Center for the Study of Islam and Democracy, at the Ronald Reagan Building.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
For more information, click
here.

2:00 p.m
. Special Representative Pandith delivers Remarks at the Entrepreneurship Summit Town Hall on the Secretary’s vision for engagement with Muslims Communities around the world, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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 Kyiv 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.

PRESS BRIEFING SCHEDULE

1:00 p.m. Daily Press Briefing
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