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Daily Appointments Schedule for May 4, 2010


Public Schedule
Washington, DC
May 4, 2010

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SECRETARY OF STATE CLINTON:
7:00 p.m. Secretary Clinton attends a Reception Honoring Laura Bush's Memoir "Spoken from the Heart," at the Kuwaiti Embassy.
(MEDIA TO BE DETERMINED BY EMBASSY OF KUWAIT)


UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS BILL BURNS:
10:45 a.m.
Under Secretary Burns delivers Remarks at the Council of American Ambassadors.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m. Under Secretary Burns meets with Mustafa Barghouti of the Palestinian Legislative Council, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:00 p.m. Under Secretary Burns meets with Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs Director General Yossi Gal, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC, ENERGY AND AGRICULTURAL AFFAIRS ROBERT HORMATS:
Under Secretary Hormats is in Mexico City, Mexico to consult with Mexican government representatives on economic issues through May 5.

10:00 a.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Hormats meets with Senior Mexican Officials and Ambassador to Mexico Carlos Pascual to Discuss Border and Economic Deliverables for President Calderon’s Upcoming State Visit to Washington, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Mexico City, Mexico.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:00 p.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Hormats holds a Lunch Meeting with U.S. and Local Business Representatives and Ambassador Pascual to discuss North American Competitiveness and Productivity Issues, in Mexico City, Mexico.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Hormats meets with Mexican Under Secretary for Energy Planning and Technology Development Carlos Petersen y vom Bauer with Ambassador Pascual, in Mexico City, Mexico.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:00 p.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Hormats meets with Dr. Agustin Carstens, Governor of the Bank of Mexico with Ambassador Pascual, in Mexico City, Mexico.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:30 p.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Hormats meets with PEMEX President Dr. Juan Jose Suarez Coppel with Ambassador Pascual, in Mexico City, Mexico.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


UNDER SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY ELLEN TAUSCHER:
Under Secretary Tauscher attends the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty Review Conference, at the United Nations. She is meeting with IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano and hosting several bilateral meetings.


CHIEF OF PROTOCOL AMBASSADOR CAPRICIA PENAVIC MARSHALL
:
3:30 p.m.
Ambassador Marshall hosts “Taste of Mexico”, a Diplomatic Partnerships Cultural Exchange Program, at the Blair House. She is joined by the Ambassador of Mexico Arturo Sarukhan and Mrs. Veronica Valencia, as well as children from Takoma Education Campus, a D.C. Public School.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
For more information, contact BazbazK@state.gov.



DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING ANNE-MARIE SLAUGHTER
:
11:45 a.m.
Ms. Slaughter delivers Remarks to the Council of American Ambassadors, 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. On May 3-4, Assistant Secretary Blake is leading a U.S. government delegation to the U.S.-China Sub-Dialogue on South Asia in Beijing. For more information, click here.

10:30 a.m. LOCAL Assistant Secretary Blake attends a South Asia Sub-Dialogue Meeting at the Foreign Affairs Ministry, in Beijing, China.

2:30 p.m. LOCAL Assistant Secretary Blake holds a Press Availability at Embassy Beijing, in Beijing, China.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR DIPLOMATIC SECURITY ERIC BOSWELL
:
Assistant Secretary Boswell is traveling in Afghanistan to review countrywide security operations through May 6.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS ESTHER BRIMMER
:
10:30 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Brimmer speaks at the President’s Committee on the International Labor Organization, at the Department of Labor.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)
For more information, click here.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS AND LABOR MIKE POSNER
:
10:30 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Posner speaks at the President’s Committee on the International Labor Organization, at the Department of Labor.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)
For more information, click here


4:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Posner meets with Colombian Vice Minister of Interior and Justice Miguela Ceballos, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ARTURO VALENZUELA
:
Assistant Secretary Valenzuela travels through Central America through May 8. He is in El Salvador May 4-5 and Panama May 6-8. In Panama, Assistant Secretary Valenzuela is leading the delegation to the U.S.-SICA conference. For more information, click here.


SPECIAL ENVOY FOR CLIMATE CHANGE TODD STERN:
Special Envoy Stern is in Bonn, Germany to participate in a Climate Dialogue hosted by German Chancellor Angela Merkel through May 5.

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE AND COORDINATOR FOR COUNTERTERRORISM DANIEL BENJAMIN
:

5:00 p.m. Ambassador Benjamin meets with Belgian Ambassador and Counter Terrorism Coordinator Thomas Baekelant, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE TO MONITOR AND COMBAT TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS LUIS CDEBACA
:
8:30 a.m.
Ambassador CdeBaca delivers Remarks to the Department of Justice’s National Human Trafficking Conference, at the Crystal City Gateway Marriott in Arlington, Virginia.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
For more information, call DOJ Public Affairs at (202) 514-2007 or click here.


COORDINATOR FOR INTERNATIONAL ENERGY AFFAIRS DAVID GOLDWYN:
4:00 p.m. Coordinator Goldwyn meets with Jonas Moberg, Head of the International Secretariat of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE AND GLOBAL AIDS COORDINATOR ERIC GOOSBY:
Ambassador Goosby travels to Haiti as part of a U.S. delegation through May 4. During the trip, Ambassador Goosby is meeting with officials from the Government of Haiti, the Pan American Health Organization and other partners to discuss post-earthquake rebuilding of the Haitian health sector.

SPECIAL ENVOY FOR EURASIAN ENERGY AMBASSADOR RICHARD MORNINGSTAR
:
9:15 a.m.
Ambassador Morningstar delivers Remarks to the National Bureau of Asian Research’s 6th Annual Energy Conference, at the Woodrow Wilson Center.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE FOR GLOBAL WOMEN’S ISSUES MELANNE VERVEER
:
8:30 a.m.
Ambassador Verveer meets with the Leadership of the MacArthur Foundation, in Chicago, Illinois.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:00 p.m.
Ambassador Verveer addresses the Chicago Council on Global Affairs Regarding Current Administration Efforts on Women’s Issues, in Chicago, Illinois.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

7:00 p.m. Ambassador Verveer attends a Reception Honoring Laura Bush's Memoir "Spoken from the Heart," at the Kuwaiti Embassy.
(MEDIA TO BE DETERMINED BY EMBASSY OF KUWAIT)

PRINCIPAL DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING DEREK CHOLLET
:
Principal Deputy Director Derek Chollet travels to New Delhi, India through May 7. He is attending meetings in preparation for the U.S.-India Strategic Dialogue.

PRESS BRIEFING SCHEDULE
:

1:00 p.m. Daily Press Briefing
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