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Daily Appointments Schedule for April 29, 2010


Public Schedule
Washington, DC
April 29, 2010

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SECRETARY OF STATE CLINTON

8:00 a.m.
Secretary Clinton calls Chinese State Councilor Dai Bingguo.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:00 a.m.
Secretary Clinton attends the Funeral for Dr. Dorothy Height, at the Washington National Cathedral.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

1:30 p.m.
Secretary Clinton holds a Bilateral Meeting with Polish Foreign Minister Radoslaw Sikorski, at the Department of State.
(JOINT PRESS AVAILABILITY FOLLOWING BILATERAL MEETING AT APPROXIMATELY 2:05 P.M.)
Pre-set time for cameras: 1:00 p.m. at the 23rd Street Entrance.
Final access time for journalists and still cameras: 1:45 p.m. at the 23rd Street Entrance.


3:30 p.m.
Secretary Clinton attends a Meeting, at the White House.
(MEDIA TO BE DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

4:30 p.m.
Secretary Clinton meets with President Obama, at the White House.
(MEDIA TO BE DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

6:00 p.m.
Secretary Clinton hosts the Annual Reception for Donors to the Diplomatic Reception Rooms, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

7:15 p.m.
Secretary Clinton delivers Remarks at the American Jewish Committee Annual Gala Dinner, at the Grand Hyatt Hotel.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre-set time for cameras: 4:30 p.m.
Final access time for journalists and still cameras: 6:45 p.m.



DEPUTY SECRETARY JIM STEINBERG

11:30 a.m.
Deputy Secretary Steinberg meets with Slovak Foreign Minister Miroslav Lajcak, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m.
Deputy Secretary Steinberg meets with Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:00 p.m.
Deputy Secretary Steinberg attends a Meeting, at the White House.
(MEDIA TO BE DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

7:00 p.m.
Deputy Secretary Steinberg delivers Remarks at the Brookings Institution’s Daimler U.S.-European Forum on Global Issues, at the British Ambassador's Residence.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


DEPUTY SECRETARY JACK LEW

3:15 p.m.
Deputy Secretary Lew meets with Bangladesh Parliament Speaker Abdul Hamid and Members of the Bangladesh Parliament, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS BILL BURNS

8:00 a.m.
Under Secretary Burns meets with German Political Director Emily Haber, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:00 p.m. Under Secretary Burns meets with Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs Staff Involved in Iran, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:30 p.m. Under Secretary Burns meets with French Political Director Jacques Audibert, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC, ENERGY AND AGRICULTURAL AFFAIRS ROBERT HORMATS

8:00 a.m.
Under Secretary Hormats delivers Remarks to the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, in Chicago, Illinois.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)
For more information, contact Erik Brejla at (312) 821-7527.


11:00 a.m. Under Secretary Hormats meets with the Illinois District Export Council, in Chicago, Illinois.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)
For more information, contact Julie Carducci at (312) 353-8490.


2:00 p.m. Under Secretary Hormats meets with Mayor Richard Daley, in Chicago, Illinois.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:15 p.m. Under Secretary Hormats participates in a Panel at the U.S.-Saudi Business Opportunities Forum, entitled “Incentives for Trade and Investment,” in Chicago, Illinois.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
For more information, please Ellie Abrams at (312) 573-5516.



UNDER SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY ELLEN TAUSCHER

10:45 a.m.
Under Secretary Tauscher delivers Remarks at a Center for American Progress Forum on the New Nuclear Security Agenda, at the Center for American Progress.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
For more information and to watch the live-stream, click
here.

1:30 p.m. Under Secretary Tauscher attends Secretary Clinton’s Bilateral Meeting with Polish Foreign Minister Radoslaw Sikorski, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:30 p.m. Under Secretary Tauscher meets with Bulgarian Foreign Minister Nikolay Mladenov, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


5:15 p.m. Under Secretary Tauscher meets with European Parliamentarians, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)



COUNSELOR AND CHIEF OF STAFF CHERYL MILLS

1:00 p.m.
Counselor and Chief of Staff Mills chairs a Meeting on OAS-UN-CARICOM with Head of the UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti Special Representative Edmund Mulet, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:50 p.m. Counselor and Chief of Staff Mills chairs a Roundtable Discussion with the Head of the UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti Special Representative Edmund Mulet, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


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

1:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Brimmer meets with Head of the UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti Special Representative Edmund Mulet, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Brimmer meets with UN Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict Margot Wallström, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR AFRICAN AFFAIRS JOHNNIE CARSON

1:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Carson participates in a Roundtable at the Leon H. Sullivan Foundation - Africa Policy Forum on Nigeria, at the National Press Club.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EUROPEAN AND EURASIAN AFFAIRS PHIL GORDON

12:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Gordon delivers Remarks at the Opening of the European Parliament Liaison Office, in Washington D.C.
(MEDIA TO BE DETERMINED BY EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT LIAISON OFFICE)


1:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Gordon attends Secretary Clinton’s Bilateral Meeting with Polish Foreign Minister Radoslaw Sikorski, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL NARCOTICS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT AFFAIRS DAVID JOHNSON

Assistant Secretary Johnson 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 POPULATION, REFUGEES AND MIGRATION ERIC SCHWARTZ

Assistant Secretary Schwartz travels to Haiti to review migration-related challenges associated with the earthquake. He is meeting with Haitian Prime Minister Jean-Max Bellerive, and other Government and UN officials in Port au Prince.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL MILITARY AFFAIRS ANDREW SHAPIRO

10:00 a.m.
Assistant Shapiro appears before the House Armed Services Committee jointly with Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Michele Flournoy and Director for Operations, J-3, Joint Staff Lieutenant General John Paxton, in the Rayburn House Office Building.
(MEDIA TO BE DETERMINED BY HOUSE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ARTURO VALENZUELA

11:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Valenzuela meets with Italian Under Secretary for Foreign Affairs Vincenzo Scotti, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Valenzuela meets with Jamaican Ambassador Anthony Johnson, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Valenzuela attends the Centennial Celebration of the House of the Americas Honoring Former President William J. Clinton, at the Organization of the American States.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
For more information, click
here or contact Pamela Contreras at (202) 297-4926.


AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE AND COORDINATOR FOR COUNTERTERRORISM DANIEL BENJAMIN

10:30 a.m.
Ambassador Benjamin meets with New Zealand Attorney-General Chris Finlayson, 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

10:00 a.m.
Special Representative Pandith delivers Remarks at a Bureau of African Affairs Briefing, After the Summit: U.S.-Africa Business and Social Entrepreneurship Links, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:30 a.m. Special Representative Pandith delivers Remarks at the Entrepreneurship and Public Diplomacy Luncheon and Networking Reception hosted by the Aspen Institute and the Arab Empowerment Initiative, at the Willard Intercontinental Hotel.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
For more information, contact Hazami Barmada at (228) 324-2325.


4:30 p.m. Special Representative Pandith attends a Reception Celebrating the Presidential Summit on Entrepreneurship hosted by Special Representative for Global Partnerships Ambassador Elizabeth Bagley.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:00 p.m. Special Representative Pandith delivers Remarks at the One World 2011 Event, at the All-Dulles Area Muslim Society Center.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
For more information, contact Bob Walsh at (206) 708-1001.


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

12:30 p.m. Daily Press Briefing



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