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Daily Appointments Schedule for June 29, 2010


Public Schedule
Washington, DC
June 29, 2010

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SECRETARY OF STATE HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON:
1:00 p.m.
  Secretary Clinton attends President Obama’s lunch with Saudi King Abdullah, at the White House.
(MEDIA TO BE DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

2:00 p.m.
  Secretary Clinton joins President Obama’s bilateral meeting with Saudi King Abdullah, at the White House.
(MEDIA TO BE DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

3:30 p.m.
  Secretary Clinton holds a bilateral meeting with Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al Faisal, at Blair House.
(CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING BILATERAL MEETING)
Press must arrive by 2:30 p.m. at the corner of Jackson Place and Pennsylvania Avenue.


DEPUTY SECRETARY JIM STEINBERG:

12:45 p.m.  Deputy Secretary Steinberg meets with Korean Ambassador Wi Sung-lac, Special Rep for Korean Peninsula Peace and Security Affairs, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJ SHAH:
1:00 p.m.
 Administrator Shah delivers remarks on global health policy, at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
For more information, contact aschwartz@csis.org.

7:00 p.m.  Administrator Shah attends the Woodrow Wilson Dinner on Economic Growth, at USAID.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WILLIAM BURNS:
11:30 a.m. 
Under Secretary Burns and Under Secretary of Defense Michelle Flournoy participate in the closing ceremonies of the U.S.-UAE Defense Security Policy Commission, in Washington, D.C.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:30 p.m. 
Under Secretary Burns meets with Ambassador David Satterfield, Director General of Multinational Forces and Observers, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m. 
Under Secretary Burns meets with Bangladeshi Foreign Minister Mohamed Mijarul Quayes, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS JUDITH MCHALE:
Under Secretary McHale travels to Uganda, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Kenya through July 2.

In Uganda, Under Secretary McHale will visit the Islamic University in Uganda Women’s Campus and deliver the keynote address at a conference on “Maximizing the Value and Impact of East African Broadband for Higher Education.”  She will also meet with Ugandan President Museveni, media executives and embassy staff.

In the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Under Secretary McHale will meet with Annie Chebeya, the widow of slain human rights advocate Floribert Chebeya. She will also meet with NGO officials, embassy staff, and attend celebrations in honor of the DRC’s 50th anniversary of independence.

In Kenya, Under Secretary McHale will meet with Kenyan President Kibaki and Prime Minister
Odinga, youth leaders, embassy staff, Kenyan entrepreneurs and media officials. She will also officially launch the Department of State-sponsored Apps for Africa competition and meet with Nobel Laureate Wangari Maathai.

UNDER SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AFFAIRS ELLEN TAUSCHER :
Under Secretary Tauscher travels to Islamabad, Pakistan to participate in the US-Pakistani Security, Strategic Stability, and Non-Proliferation Dialogue through July 19.

UNDER SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY AND GLOBAL AFFAIRS MARIA OTERO:
10:00 a.m.  
Under Secretary Otero meets with the Assistant Secretaries from the Global Affairs’ bureaus, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)
For more information, click here.

12:00 p.m.  
Under Secretary Otero meets with human rights activists from the Middle East sponsored by the Heinrich Boell Foundation North America, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC, ENERGY AND AGRICULTURAL AFFAIRS ROBERT HORMATS
:
10:30 a.m.  
Under Secretary Hormats meets with Kazakh Ambassador Erlan Idrissov, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:00 p.m. 
Under Secretary Hormats delivers keynote remarks at the ENOUGH Project panel discussion on “Ending the Conflict Minerals Trade,” at the Center for American Progress.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

For more information, contact 202.741.6298 or dsullivan@enoughproject.org.


2:00 p.m.  
Under Secretary Hormats delivers keynote remarks at the Institute for International Education’s Education USA Forum hosted by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, at the Renaissance Hotel in Washington, D.C.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS ROBERT BLAKE
:

11:30 a.m.  Assistant Secretary Blake delivers keynote remarks to the South Asian-American Employee Association’s (SAAEA) First Anniversary Cultural Diversity Event, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:15 p.m.
  Assistant Secretary Blake hosts a working lunch for Bangladeshi Foreign Minister Mohamed Mijarul Quayes, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS ESTHER BRIMMER
:

2:00 p.m.  Assistant Secretary for International Organizations Esther Brimmer meets with Jordanian Ambassador Prince Zeid, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR AFRICAN AFFAIRS JOHNNIE CARSON:
3:00 p.m.  Assistant Secretary Carson meets with Danish Ambassador to Kenya Geert Andersen, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR NEAR EASTERN AFFAIRS JEFFREY FELTMAN
:
3:30 p.m.  Assistant Secretary Feltman joins Secretary Clinton’s bilateral meeting with Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al-Faisal, at Blair House.  
(CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING BILATERAL MEETING)

5:00 p.m.
  Assistant Secretary Feltman meets with Croatian Deputy Foreign Minister Davor Bozinovic, at the Department of State.  
(CLOSED PRESSS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EUROPEAN AND EURASIAN AFFAIRS PHIL GORDON:
12:45 p.m. 
Assistant Secretary Gordon and Assistant Secretary Posner brief the press on Secretary Clinton’s upcoming travel, in the Press Briefing Room at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

Assistant Secretary Gordon meets with Croatian State Secretary for Political Affairs Davor Bozinovic, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR OCEANS AND INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL AND SCIENTIFIC AFFAIRS KERRI-ANN JONES
:
Assistant Secretary Jones travels to Nuuk, Greenland through July 1 to address the Inuit Circumpolar Council General Assembly, meet with Government of Greenland officials and visit the National Science Foundation’s Summit Station.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS AND LABOR MICHAEL POSNER
:
12:45 p.m. 
Assistant Secretary Posner and Assistant Secretary Gordon brief the press on Secretary Clinton’s upcoming travel, in the Press Briefing Room at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POPULATION, REFUGEES AND MIGRATION ERIC SCHWARTZ
:
Assistant Secretary Schwartz travels to Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan through June 30. For more information, click here.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ARTURO VALENZUELA
:
11:30 a.m. 
Assistant Secretary Valenzuela delivers remarks on Latin America and the Obama Administration, at the Brookings Institution.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
For more information. click here

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE AND COORDINATOR FOR COUNTERTERRORISM DANIEL BENJAMIN:
10:00 a.m.
 Ambassador Benjamin meets with Bangladesh Foreign Minister Mohamed Mijarul Quayes, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m.  Ambassador Benjamin meets with Australian Ambassador for Counterterrorism William Paterson, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE FOR GLOBAL WOMEN’S ISSUES MELANNE VERVEER:
4:00 p.m.
  Ambassador Verveer meets with a delegation of human rights activists from the Middle East sponsored by the Heinrich Boell Foundation North America, at the Department of State. 
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

SPECIAL ENVOY FOR CLIMATE CHANGE TODD STERN:
Special Envoy for Climate Change Todd Stern leads U.S. participation in the Major Economies Forum on Energy and Climate in Rome, Italy through July 1.

COORDINATOR FOR INTERNATIONAL ENERGY AFFAIRS DAVID GOLDWYN
:
3:00 p.m. 
Coordinator Goldwyn meets with National Bureau of Asian Research Vice President Meredith Miller, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

SPECIAL ENVOY TO MONITOR AND COMBAT ANTI-SEMITISM HANNAH ROSENTHAL and SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE TO MUSLIM COMMUNITIES FARAH PANDITH
:
Special Envoy Rosenthal and Special Representative Pandith travel to Astana, Kazakhstan through June 30 to participate in the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) High-Level Conference on Tolerance and Non-Discrimination.

PRESS BRIEFING SCHEDULE
:
12:45 p.m. 
Assistant Secretary Gordon and Assistant Secretary Posner brief the press on Secretary Clinton’s upcoming travel, in the Press Briefing Room at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

1:15 p.m.  
Daily Press Briefing

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