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Public Schedule for September 21, 2010


Public Schedule
Washington, DC
September 21, 2010

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SECRETARY OF STATE HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON:
8:30 a.m. 
Secretary Clinton holds a bilateral meeting with Libyan Foreign Minister Musa Kousa, at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY)

Pool should meet at 8:00 a.m. in Suite 24M.


9:30 a.m.
  Secretary Clinton and Irish Foreign Minister Michael Martin host “1,000 Days: Change a Life, Change the Future” event on reducing child undernutrition, at the InterContinental hotel in New York City.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

Watch live on www.state.gov. For more information, click here.
Pre-set time for video cameras: 8:00 a.m. in the Manhattan Room.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 8:45 a.m. in the Manhattan Room.


11:00 a.m.
  Secretary Clinton holds a bilateral meeting with Sudanese Vice President Ali Osman Taha, at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY)

Pool should meet at 10:30 a.m. in Suite 24M.


12:00 p.m. 
Secretary Clinton holds a bilateral meeting with Qatari Emir Hamad al Thani, at the Qatari Mission to the UN in New York City.
(MEDIA TO BE DETERMINED BY QATAR)

1:15 p.m.
  Secretary Clinton delivers remarks announcing the new Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves at the Clinton Global Initiative, at the Sheraton Towers in New York City.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Watch live on www.state.gov. Media must be registered with CGI to attend.
Pre-set time for video cameras: 12:30 p.m. at the 52nd Street Entrance between 6th and 7th Avenues.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 1:00 p.m. at the 52nd Street Entrance between 6th and 7th Avenues.

2:30 p.m.
  Secretary Clinton holds a bilateral meeting with Saudi Foreign Minister Saud al Faisal, at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City.
(MEDIA TO BE DETERMINED BY SAUDI ARABIA))

 
3:00 p.m.  Secretary Clinton attends a meeting of the Quartet hosted by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon, at the UN.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY UN)

4:00 p.m. 
Secretary Clinton meets with Quartet Representative Tony Blair, at the UN.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY UN)

4:30 p.m.
  Secretary Clinton attends a Follow-on Meeting with the Arab League Committee, at the UN.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY UN)

6:00 p.m.
  Secretary Clinton meets with Foreign Ministers from the European Union, at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY)
Pool should meet  at 4:00 p.m. in the Park Avenue Lobby.

7:00 p.m.
  Secretary Clinton hosts a Trans-Atlantic Dinner for Foreign Ministers from EU and NATO countries, at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE FOR OPENING REMARKS)
Press  should meet at  5:00 p.m. at the 4th floor elevator bank on the Park Avenue side of the hotel


DEPUTY SECRETARY JIM STEINBERG
:
12:30 p.m. 
Deputy Secretary Steinberg delivers remarks at the Council on Competitiveness’ 2nd  U.S.-Brazil Innovation Summit, at Georgetown University.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre-set time for video cameras:  11:30 a.m.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers:  12:15 p.m.
For more information, click here.

USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJ SHAH:
8:00 a.m.
  Administrator Shah delivers remarks at a breakfast meeting to discuss the Global Health Initiative, at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City. Ambassador Goosby and CDC Director Tom Frieden also co-host the event.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:00 a.m.
  Administrator Shah moderates a “1,000 Days: Change a Life, Change the Future” event panel, at the InterContinental Hotel in New York City.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

12:00 p.m.
  Administrator Shah delivers remarks on economic growth at the Clinton Global Initiative and attends the launch of the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves, at the Sheraton Towers in New York City.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

6:00 p.m.
  Administrator Shah delivers remarks at the World Business and Development Awards Ceremony sponsored by the International Chamber of Commerce,  the International Business Leaders Forum, and the UN Development Programme, at the Millennium UN Plaza Hotel in New York City.
(MEDIA TO BE DETERMINED BY HOSTS)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS BILL BURNS
:

7:00 p.m.  Under Secretary Burns attends the Appeal of Conscience Foundation Awards Dinner, at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City.
(MEDIA TO BE DETERMINED BY HOST)

For more information, email appealofconscience@msn.com or click here.


3:00 p.m.
  Under Secretary Burns, Special Envoy Mitchell, Ambassador Rice and Assistant Secretary Feltman join Secretary Clinton in attending a meeting of the Quartet hosted by UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon, at the UN.
(MEDIA TO BE DETERMINED BY UN)

4:30 p.m.
  Under Secretary Burns, Special Envoy Mitchell, Ambassador Rice and Assistant Secretary Feltman join Secretary Clinton in attending a Follow-on Meeting with the Arab League Committee, at the UN.
(MEDIA TO BE DETERMINED BY UN)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC, ENERGY AND AGRICULTURAL AFFAIRS ROBERT HORMATS
:

8:00 a.m.  Under Secretary Hormats attends the Center for Global Development Policy Breakfast, at Le Parker Meridien Hotel in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

9:15 a.m.
  Under Secretary Hormats attends “1,000 Days: Change a Life, Change the Future” event on reducing child undernutrition, at the InterContinental hotel in New York City.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

6:00 p.m.  Under Secretary Hormats attends the Appeal of Conscience Foundation Awards Dinner, at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City.
(MEDIA TO BE DETERMINED BY HOST)

For more information, email appealofconscience@msn.com or click here.

UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS JUDITH MCHALE
:
10:00 a.m.
 Under Secretary McHale delivers remarks to Ambassadorial Seminar participants at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:00 p.m.
  Under Secretary McHale meets with German Deputy Prime Minister Piper, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY AND GLOBAL AFFAIRS MARIA OTERO
:
10:00 a.m. 
Under Secretary Otero and Assistant Secretary Posner meet with Roland Rich, Executive Head of the United Nations Democratic Fund, in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:30 p.m. 
Under Secretary Otero attends the launch of the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves, at the Clinton Global Initiative, at the Sheraton Towers in New York City.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

7:45 p.m. 
Under Secretary Otero meets with Bolivian Foreign Minister David Choquehuanca, in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

SPECIAL ENVOY FOR MIDDLE EAST PEACE SENATOR GEORGE MITCHELL:
3:00 p.m.  Special Envoy Mitchell, Under Secretary Burns, Ambassador Rice and Assistant Secretary Feltman join Secretary Clinton in attending a meeting of the Quartet hosted by UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon, at the UN.
(MEDIA TO BE DETERMINED BY UN)

4:30 p.m.
  Special Envoy Mitchell, Under Secretary Burns, Ambassador Rice and Assistant Secretary Feltman join Secretary Clinton in attending a Follow-on Meeting with the Arab League Committee, at the UN.
(MEDIA TO BE DETERMINED BY UN)

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL AMBASSADOR CAPRICIA PENAVIC MARSHALL
:
Ambassador Marshall participates in meetings and events surrounding the UN General Assembly, in New York City.

COUNSELOR AND CHIEF OF STAFF CHERYL MILLS:
9:15 a.m.
  Counselor Mills attends the “1,000 Days: Change a Life, Change the Future” event on reducing child undernutrition, at the InterContinental hotel in New York City.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

1:30 p.m.
  Counselor Mills attends the launch of the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves, at the Clinton Global Initiative, at the Sheraton Towers in New York City.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS ROBERT BLAKE:
9:30 a.m.
  Assistant Secretary Blake participates in the UN Development Programme’s Kyrgyz Donors Conference, at the UNDP headquarters.
(MEDIA TO BE DETERMINED BY UN)

6:00 p.m.
  Assistant Secretary Blake attends the Appeal of Conscience Foundation Awards Dinner, at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City.
(MEDIA TO BE DETERMINED BY HOST)

For more information, email appealofconscience@msn.com or click here.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AFFAIRS KURT CAMPBELL:
Assistant Secretary Campbell participates in meetings and events surrounding the UN General Assembly, in New York City.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR NEAR EASTERN ASIAN AFFAIRS JEFF FELTMAN:
3:00 p.m.
  Assistant Secretary Feltman, Special Envoy Mitchell, Under Secretary Burns and Ambassador Rice join Secretary Clinton in attending a meeting of the Quartet hosted by UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon, at the UN.
(MEDIA TO BE DETERMINED BY UN)

4:30 p.m.
  Assistant Secretary Feltman, Special Envoy Mitchell, Under Secretary Burns and Ambassador Rice join Secretary Clinton in attending a Follow-on Meeting with the Arab League Committee, at the UN.
(MEDIA TO BE DETERMINED BY UN)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR VERIFICATION, COMPLIANCE AND IMPLEMENTATION ROSE GOTTEMOELLER:
4:15 p.m. LOCAL 
Assistant Secretary Gottemoeller delivers remarks at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame, in South Bend, Indiana. 
(MEDIA TO BE DETERMINED BY HOST)
For more information, click here.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EUROPEAN AND EURASIAN AFFAIRS PHIL GORDON:
Assistant Secretary Gordon participates in meetings and events surrounding the UN General Assembly, in New York City.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL NARCOTICS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT AFFAIRS DAVID JOHNSON:
Assistant Secretary Johnson meets with Congolese Ambassador Entwistle and Ecuadorian Defense Minister Ponce, at the Department of State.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR OCEANS AND INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL AND SCIENTIFIC AFFAIRS KERRI-ANN JONES:
4:30 p.m. 
Assistant Secretary Jones meets with French State Secretary Chantal Jouanno, at the UN.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:15 p.m. 
Assistant Secretary Jones meets with Korean Permanent Representative Ambassador In-kook Park, at the Korean mission to the UN in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

8:00 p.m. 
Assistant Secretary Jones attends a dinner hosted by the Norwegian Environment Minister and the Executive Secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity on the agenda of the UNGA High Level Event on Biodiversity, at the Millennium UN Plaza Hotel in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS AND LABOR MICHAEL POSNER:

10:00 a.m.  Assistant Secretary Posner joins Under Secretary Otero’s meeting with Roland Rich, Executive Head of the United Nations Democratic Fund, in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:30 a.m. 
Assistant Secretary Posner meets with Vietnamese Director General Le Hoai Trung, in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m.
  Assistant Secretary Posner meets with members of the Ugandan delegation, in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POPULATION, REFUGEES AND MIGRATION ERIC SCHWARTZ
:

10:00 a.m.  Assistant Secretary Schwartz meets with Ecuador’s Under-Secretary for Multilateral Affairs Rafael Quintero, at the UN.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:30 p.m.
  Assistant Secretary Schwartz meets with UN Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Alain Le Roy, at the UN.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:30 p.m.
  Assistant Secretary Schwartz meets with Nepalese Home Minister Bhim Bahadur Rawal, at the UN.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:30 p.m.
  Assistant Secretary Schwartz delivers remarks at the Clinton Global Initiative event on Community-led Development in Conflict Areas, at the Sheraton Towers in New York City.
(MEDIA TO BE DETERMINED BY CGI)

7:30 p.m.
  Assistant Secretary Schwartz attends the Clinton Global Initiative dinner on investing in women and girls, in New York City.
(MEDIA TO BE DETERMINED BY CGI)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS ANN STOCK:
Assistant Secretary Stock travels to New York to attend the 2010 Institute of International Education’s Annual Gala. Prior to the event, Assistant Secretary Stock meets with Fulbright, Humphrey Scholarship and Gilman grantees. At the Gala, she presents Chuck Close with the Fritz Redlich Alumni Award for his outstanding global impact as a Fulbright Scholar alumnus.
(MEDIA TO BE DETERMINED BY HOSTS)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ARTURO VALENZUELA:
Assistant Secretary Valenzuela participates in meetings and events surrounding the UN General Assembly, in New York City.

SPECIAL ENVOY FOR CLIMATE CHANGE TODD STERN
:
11:30 a.m. 
Special Envoy Stern briefs the press following the conclusion of the meeting of the Major Economies Forum, at the Marriott Marquis Times Square, in New York City.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

Final access time: 11:15 a.m. in the Empire Ball Room on the 7th Floor.


1:30 p.m.
  Special Envoy Stern attends the launch of the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves, at the Sheraton Towers in New York City.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)


SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS AMBASSADOR ELIZABETH BAGLEY:
1:30 p.m. 
Ambassador Bagley and Managing Director Kris Balderston participate in the launch of the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves at the Clinton Global Initiative, at the Sheraton Towers in New York City.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)


AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE AND COORDINATOR FOR COUNTERTERRORISM DANIEL BENJAMIN:
10:00 a.m. 
Ambassador Benjamin chairs the Canada-U.S. Bilateral Consultative Group on Counterterrorism Cooperation, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:30 p.m. 
Ambassador Benjamin meets with Dr. Thomas Bagger, Chief of Staff, German Foreign Office, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:30 p.m. 
Ambassador Benjamin meets with James Shaw-Hamilton, Director Humanitarian Forum, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:00 p.m. 
Ambassador Benjamin attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA TO BE DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE TO MONITOR AND COMBAT TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS LUIS CDEBACA:
9:00 a.m. 
Ambassador CdeBaca meets UNODC Executive Director Yuri Fedotov, in Washington, D.C.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:00 p.m. 
Ambassador CdeBaca meets with Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney and Julia Ormond, in Washington, D.C.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

GLOBAL AIDS COORDINATOR AMBASSADOR ERIC GOOSBY:
7:30 a.m.
 Ambassador Goosby delivers remarks on Eliminating Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV, at the Millennium UN Plaza Hotel in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

8:00 a.m.  Ambassador Goosby co-hosts a small group dialogue on the U.S. Global Health Initiative with health leaders from developing nations along with Administrator Shah and CDC Director Tom Frieden, at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:30 a.m.
  Ambassador Goosby participates in the “Champions of Global Health” event hosted by the Global Fund, at the UN.
(MEDIA TO BE DETERMINED BY UN)

1:30 p.m. 
Ambassador Goosby attends the Clinton Global Initiative’s Plenary Session on Empowering Women and Girls, and the launch of the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves, at the Sheraton Towers in New York City.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

6:30 p.m.
 Ambassador Goosby delivers remarks at a dinner on “A Shared Commitment: Innovative HIV/AIDS Programs and Partnerships” hosted by the Clinton Global Initiative and Chevron, at the Le Parker Meridien in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE FOR GLOBAL WOMEN’S ISSUES MELANNE VERVEER:
8:30 a.m. 
Ambassador Melanne Verveer participates in a discussion on “Gender Integration in Practice,” sponsored by the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC),  at the Millennium UN Plaza Hotel in New York City.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)


10:00 a.m.
  Ambassador Melanne Verveer participates in a roundtable on “Women Connected for Health,” at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City.
(MEDIA TO BE DETERMINED BY HOST)

1:30 p.m. 
Ambassador Melanne Verveer attends the Clinton Global Initiative’s Plenary Session on Empowering Women and Girls, and the launch of the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves, at the Sheraton Towers in New York City.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m. 
Ambassador Melanne Verveer moderates the Clinton Global Initiative Executive Roundtable on Empowering Girls and Women, at the Sheraton Towers in New York City.
(MEDIA TO BE DETERMINED BY CGI)

6:30 p.m. 
Ambassador Melanne Verveer delivers remarks at the Clinton Global Initiative dinner on “Women as an Economic Force: Driving Growth and Leading Change” sponsored by Goldman Sachs, at the Four Seasons Hotel in New York City.
(MEDIA TO BE DETERMINED BY CGI)

COORDINATOR FOR INTERNATIONAL ENERGY AFFAIRS DAVID GOLDWYN
:
1:00 p.m. 
Coordinator Goldwyn meets with Nobuo Tanaka, Executive Director of the International Energy Agency, in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

SPECIAL ENVOY FOR EURASIAN ENERGY AMBASSADOR RICHARD MORNINGSTAR
:
6:00 p.m.
  Special Envoy Morningstar and Dr. Slaughter join Secretary Clinton’s meeting with Foreign Ministers from the European Union, at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY)


DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING ANNE-MARIE SLAUGHTER
:
1:30 p.m.
  Dr. Slaughter attends the launch of the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves, at the Sheraton Towers in New York City.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)


3:00 p.m.  Dr. Slaughter attends a Clinton Global Initiative session on Preparing Girls for the World, at the Sheraton Hotel in New York City.
(MEDIA TO BE DETERMINED BY CGI)

6:00 p.m. 
Dr. Slaughter and Special Envoy Morningstar join Secretary Clinton’s meeting with Foreign Ministers from the European Union, at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY)

PRESS BRIEFINGS:
1:15 p.m.
  There will be a daily press briefing in Washington, DC with Mark Toner

5:30 p.m.  Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs PJ Crowley will provide a readout of the day's events.  The briefing will be ON THE RECORD and ON CAMERA at the US Mission to the UN, 799 UN Plaza, New York, N.Y. Second Floor Press Briefing Room.   (Please enter 45th Street entrance.)  The briefing will be open to press with UN Media ID cards or Foreign Press Center Credentials.

PRESS CONTACTS:

U.S. Department of State

UNGA Office of Press Relations

Waldorf-Astoria Hotel

Suite 24M

646-282-1911

 

New York Foreign Press Center
799 UN Plaza, 10th Floor
New York, NY 10017
646-282-2830

 

 

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