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Daily Appointments Schedule for June 16, 2010


Public Schedule
Washington, DC
June 16, 2010

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SECRETARY OF STATE HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON

10:00 a.m.  Secretary Clinton chairs a Millennium Challenge Corporation Board meeting, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:15 p.m.
  Secretary Clinton delivers remarks at the 2010 World Food Prize Laureate Announcement Ceremony, at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
For more information, click here.
Pre-set time for video cameras: 10:30 a.m. from the 23rd Street entrance.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers:  11:15 a.m. from the 23rd Street entrance.

1:30 p.m. 
Secretary Clinton meets with former South African President Thabo Mbeki and UN Special Representative for Sudan Haile Menkerios, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:15 p.m. 
Secretary Clinton meets with USAID Administrator Raj Shah, Counselor Cheryl Mills and her senior development team, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:20 p.m.
  Secretary Clinton delivers remarks to students from the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study Program (YES), at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre-set time for video cameras: 1:15 p.m. from the 23rd Street entrance.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers:  2:45 p.m. from the 23rd Street entrance.

3:45 p.m. 
Secretary Clinton holds a swearing-in ceremony for Ambassador to Trinidad and Tobago Bea Welters, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


DEPUTY SECRETARY JAMES STEINBERG


11:15 a.m. 
Deputy Secretary Steinberg meets with New Zealand Secretary of Defense John McKinnon, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m. 
Deputy Secretary Steinberg meets with Andy Kohut, President of the Pew Research Center, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:15 p.m. 
Deputy Secretary Steinberg attends a meeting with President Obama at the White House.
(MEDIA TO BE DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

4:45 p.m. 
Deputy Secretary Steinberg receives the credentials of El Salvadoran Ambassador-designate Francisco Roberto Altschul Fuentes, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJIV SHAH


12:00 p.m.  Administrator Shah delivers remarks at the 2010 World Food Prize Laureate Announcement Ceremony, at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
For more information, click here.


UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WILLIAM BURNS

12:00 p.m. 
Under Secretary Burns meets with Sir Jeremy Greenstock of the Ditchley Foundation, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:15 p.m. 
Under Secretary Burns meets with Dr. Shibley Telhami of the Brookings Institution, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


UNDER SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC, ENERGY AND AGRICULTURAL AFFAIRS ROBERT HORMATS

Under Secretary Hormats travels to St. Petersburg, Russia through June 19 . Under Secretary Hormats will attend the International Economic Forum, the Russia-U.S. Business Dialogue and a meeting with U.S. business executives hosted by the American Chamber of Commerce.  During his stay, he will also meet with senior Russian officials.


UNDER SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY AND GLOBAL AFFAIRS MARIA OTERO

Under Secretary Otero travels to Islamabad, Pakistan to discuss cooperation on water issues as part of the U.S.-Pakistan Strategic Dialogue through June 18.


UNDER SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY ELLEN TAUSCHER

Under Secretary Tauscher is in Moscow, Russia.


CHIEF OF PROTOCOL AMBASSADOR CAPRICIA PENAVIC MARSHALL

2:00 p.m. 
Ambassador Marshall hosts a farewell reception for the outgoing Czech Ambassador Petr Kolar and Mrs. Jaroslava Kolarova, at Blair House.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:45 p.m. 
Ambassador Marshall participates in the swearing-in ceremony for Ambassador to Trinidad and Tobago Bea Welters, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASSIAN AFFAIRS ROBERT BLAKE


Assistant Secretary Blake and Assistant Secretary Posner travel to Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan through June 18. For more information, click here.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AFFAIRS KURT M. CAMPBELL

Assistant Secretary Campbell travels to Seoul, South Korea through June 17 and then to Tokyo, Japan through June 18 to consult with U.S. allies on a broad range of issues.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR AFRICAN AFFAIRS JOHNNIE CARSON

10:00 a.m. 
Assistant Secretary Carson and Special Envoy Gration meet with Speaker Nancy Pelosi, on Capitol Hill.
(MEDIA TO BE DETERMINED BY HOUSE)

11:45 a.m. 
Assistant Secretary Carson hosts a lunch for former South African President Thabo Mbeki and UN Special Representative for Sudan Haile Menkerios, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:30 p.m. 
Assistant Secretary Carson joins Secretary Clinton’s meeting with former South African President Thabo Mbeki and UN Special Representative for Sudan Haile Menkerios, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR NEAR EASTERN AFFAIRS JEFFREY FELTMAN

Assistant Secretary Feltman is on travel to Iraq where he is meeting with senior Iraqi leaders and Embassy staff to discuss progress on the transformation of the U.S.-Iraqi relationship from one focused on security to a civilian-led partnership based on shared interests through June 17.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC, ENERGY AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS JOSE FERNANDEZ


Assistant Secretary Fernandez travels to El Salvador to meet with the Central American Chiefs of Mission and Salvadoran Minister of the Economy Hector Dada to discuss bilateral and regional economic and development issues through June 16.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EUROPEAN AND EURASIAN AFFAIRS PHILIP GORDON

12:15 p.m. 
Assistant Secretary Gordon delivers remarks on U.S.-Russia Relations at the German Marshall Fund of the United States, in Washington, D.C. 
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

For more information, contact avonclausburg@gmfus.org.



ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS AND LABOR MICHAEL POSNER

Assistant Secretary Blake and Assistant Secretary Posner travel to Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan through June 18. For more information, click here.

Today Assistant Secretary Posner is in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, to participate in the inaugural U.S.-Turkmenistan Annual Bilateral Consultations, co-hosted by Assistant Secretary Blake. Assistant Secretary Posner is leading a bilateral session on democracy and human rights.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL-MILITARY AFFAIRS ANDREW SHAPIRO

2:30 p.m. 
Assistant Secretary Shapiro meets with New Zealand Secretary of Defense John McKinnon, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POPULATION, REFUGEES AND MIGRATION ERIC SCHWARTZ

Assistant Secretary Schwartz is in Laos, meeting with senior officials including Foreign Minister Thongloun Sisoulith and General Bouaxieng Champaphanh to address protection and assistance issues for Lao Hmong returnees. He will also travel to Phonekham Development Village where Lao Hmong returnees are currently residing.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INFORMATION RESOURCE MANAGEMENT SUSAN SWART

4:00 p.m. 
Assistant Secretary Swart meets with OMB’s Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra to discuss the IT Dashboard, at the White House Conference Center. 
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)
For more information on IT Dashboard, click here.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ARTURO VALENZUELA

Assistant Secretary Valenzuela is in Cuidad Juarez, Mexico through June 17.


AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE TO MONITOR AND COMBAT TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS LUIS CDEBACA

10:00 a.m. 
Ambassador CdeBaca briefs the press at the New York Foreign Press Center, in New York.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
For more information, contact SergentRT@state.gov.  
To read the 2010 Trafficking in Persons Report, click here.


1:00 p.m. 
Ambassador CdeBaca participates in a roundtable discussion on human trafficking, co-hosted by the Schuster Institute and United Nation’s Office on Drugs and Crime, at the U.S. Mission to the UN, in New York.
(MEDIA TO BE DETERMINED BY USUN)
To read the 2010 Trafficking in Persons Report, click here.

 


AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE AND GLOBAL AIDS COORDINATOR ERIC GOOSBY

Ambassador Goosby is on travel to Uganda, Rwanda and Switzerland.  In Uganda, he is meeting with U.S. Government staff working on PEPFAR projects through June 17.  In Rwanda June 18-19 he will meet with Rwandan officials, participate in the signing of the U.S.-Rwanda PEPFAR partnership framework, meet with U.S. Government staff and visit local health centers. In Geneva, Switzerland, he will participate in the UNAIDS Program Coordinating Board meeting through June 23. 


DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING ANNE-MARIE SLAUGHTER

6:00 p.m.  Dr. Slaughter attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA TO BE DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)


COORDINATOR FOR INTERNATIONAL ENERGY AFFAIRS DAVID GOLDWYN

Coordinator Goldwyn is in Papua New Guinea to lead an Energy, Governance, and Capacity Initiative assessment mission through June 20.


SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE TO MUSLIM COMMUNITIES FARAH PANDITH

Special Representative Pandith is in Alexandria, Egypt to attend the “New Beginnings” conference hosted by the Bibliotheca Alexandrina and ISESCO through June 17.


PRESS BRIEFING SCHEDULE

 

1:15 p.m.  Daily press briefing.

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