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Public Schedule for September 22, 2010


Public Schedule
Washington, DC
September 22, 2010

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*For more information about media access to events held at the United Nations, call the UN Office of Media Accreditation: (212) 963-6934.

SECRETARY OF STATE HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON:
7:45 a.m.
  Secretary Clinton attends a P5 breakfast hosted by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon, at the UN.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

8:45 a.m. 
Secretary Clinton holds a bilateral meeting with Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar, at the UN.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY UN)

9:00 a.m.
  Secretary Clinton participates in the NATO-Russia Council Ministerial, at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY)
Pre-set time for video cameras: 5:30 a.m. in the Park Avenue Lobby of the Waldorf.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 8:30 a.m. in the Park Avenue Lobby of the Waldorf.


11:15 a.m.
  Secretary Clinton participates in a P5+1 meeting, at the EU Delegation Office in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:00 p.m.
  Secretary Clinton signs a memorandum of understanding for the Building Remittance Investment for Development Growth and Entrepreneurship (BRIDGE) Initiative with Honduras and El Salvador, at the Helmsley Hotel in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)
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1:15 p.m.
  Secretary Clinton delivers remarks at a luncheon on “Inclusive Finance: A path to the MDGs”, hosted jointly by the United States and the Netherlands, at the Helmsley Hotel in New York City.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
*Press should enter through 42nd Street Entrance of the Helmsley and proceed to third floor. For more information, click here.
Pre-set time for video cameras: 11:45 a.m.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 12:45 p.m.

2:30 p.m.
  Secretary Clinton announces an international alliance to support country-led progress in reproductive, maternal and newborn health, at UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon’s Millennium Development Goals’ Maternal and Child Health event, at the UN.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY UN)

3:30 p.m.
  Secretary Clinton holds a bilateral meeting with South African Foreign Minister Mashabane, at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY)
Pool should meet at 3:00 p.m. at Suite 24M of the Waldorf.


PM
  Secretary Clinton attends meetings with President Obama, in New York City.

6:00 p.m.
  Secretary Clinton holds a bilateral meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY)
Pool should meet at 5:30 p.m. at Suite 24M of the Waldorf.


6:45 p.m.
  Secretary Clinton holds a bilateral meeting with Sudanese Vice President Kiir, at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY)
Pool should meet at 6:15 p.m. at Suite 24M of the Waldorf.


PM
  Secretary Clinton attends meetings with President Obama, in New York City.


DEPUTY SECRETARY JIM STEINBERG
:
10:15 a.m. 
Deputy Secretary Steinberg meets with a CEO delegation from the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:00 p.m. 
Deputy Secretary Steinberg meets with participants of the 6th Center for Strategic and International Studies U.S.-Japan-India Trilateral Strategic Dialogue, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:45 p.m. 
Deputy Secretary Steinberg meets with Panamanian Ambassador Jaime Aleman, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY JACK LEW
:
2:30 p.m. 
Deputy Secretary Lew attends UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon’s Millennium Development Goals’ Maternal and Child Health event, at the UN.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY UN)


USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJ SHAH:
7:30 a.m. 
Administrator Shah delivers remarks at the “Addressing the Global Water and Sanitation Challenge: the Key to the Millennium Development Goals” meeting, at the UN. 
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY UN)


12:00 p.m. 
Administrator Shah participates in a roundtable at the Private Sector Forum Lunch chaired by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon, at the UN.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY UN)

2:00 p.m. 
Administrator Shah delivers a keynote address at the USAID Science and Technology Fair focused on addressing development challenges, at the Millennium UN Plaza Hotel in New York City.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS BILL BURNS
:

Under Secretary Burns participates in meetings and events surrounding the UN General Assembly, in New York City.

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

Under Secretary Hormats attends the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations and U.S.-China Business Council dinner in honor of Chinese President Wen Jiabao, at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City.

UNDER SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY AND GLOBAL AFFAIRS MARIA OTERO
:
7:30 a.m. 
Under Secretary Otero hosts the “Addressing the Global Water and Sanitation Challenge: the Key to the Millennium Development Goals” meeting, at the UN. 
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY UN)
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1:00 p.m. 
Under Secretary Otero co-hosts a luncheon on “Inclusive Finance: A path to the Millennium Development Goals,” at the Helmsley Hotel in New York City.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)


4:00 p.m. 
Under Secretary Otero participates in a Partners for a New Beginning meeting on “Science & Resources as a Tool for Muslim Engagement,” in New York City.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

830 p.m.
  Under Secretary Otero participates in the Clinton Global Initiative’s Annual Meeting closing reception, in New York City.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY CGI)


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

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS ROBERT BLAKE:
7:30 a.m. 
Assistant Secretary Blake participates in the “Addressing the Global Water and Sanitation Challenge: the Key to the Millennium Development Goals” meeting, at the UN. 
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY UN)

10:00 a.m. 
Assistant Secretary Blake meets with Indian Foreign Secretary Rao, in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m.
 Assistant Secretary Blake briefs the press on developments in Central Asia, in the 2nd Floor Briefing Room of the U.S. Mission to the UN, in New York City.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS ESTHER BRIMMER
:
Assistant Secretary Brimmer participates in meetings and events surrounding the UN General Assembly, in New York City.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR AFRICAN AFFAIRS JOHNNIE CARSON:
Assistant Secretary Carson participates in meetings and events surrounding the UN General Assembly, in New York City.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR NEAR EASTERN ASIAN AFFAIRS JEFF FELTMAN:
Assistant Secretary Feltman participates in meetings and events surrounding the UN General Assembly, in New York City.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC, ENERGY AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS JOSE FERNANDEZ:
10:30 a.m. 
Assistant Secretary Fernandez meets with Turkish Ambassador Hakki Akil, at the Plaza Hotel in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:00 p.m. 
Assistant Secretary Fernandez participates in a memorandum of understanding signing for the Building Remittance Investment for Development Growth and Entrepreneurship (BRIDGE) Initiative with Honduras and El Salvador, at the Helmsley Hotel in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:15 p.m.
  Assistant Secretary Fernandez participates in a luncheon on “Inclusive Finance: A path to the MDGs,” hosted jointly by the United States and the Netherlands, at the Helmsley Hotel in New York City.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EUROPEAN AND EURASIAN AFFAIRS PHIL GORDON:
2:00 p.m.
  Assistant Secretary Gordon briefs the press on the range of Trans-Atlantic meetings as well as the NATO Russia Council meeting, in Suite 24M of the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR VERIFICATION, COMPLIANCE AND IMPLEMENTATION ROSE GOTTEMOELLER:
10:00 a.m. 
Assistant Secretary Gottemoeller meets with Dr. Heather Smith, Deputy Secretary, Australian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:15 p.m.
  Assistant Secretary Gottemoeller speaks at a board meeting of the Nuclear Threat Initiative, in Washington, D.C.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

1:30 p.m.
 Assistant Secretary Gottemoeller meets with members of the International Luxembourg Forum on Preventing Nuclear Catastrophe, at the Department of State. 
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF STATE FOR CONSULAR AFFAIRS JANICE JACOBS:
9:00 a.m. LOCAL 
Assistant Secretary Jacobs delivers remarks to local government and business leaders at the Fifth Anniversary Open House of the Colorado Passport Agency, in Aurora, Colorado.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

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ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR OCEANS AND INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL AND SCIENTIFIC AFFAIRS KERRI-ANN JONES:
7:30 a.m. 
Assistant Secretary Jones attends the “Addressing the Global Water and Sanitation Challenge: the Key to the Millennium Development Goals” meeting, at the UN. 
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY UN)

9:00 a.m.
 Assistant Secretary Jones attends the opening of the Biodiversity High-level Event, at the UN. 
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY UN)

10:00 a.m. 
Assistant Secretary Jones delivers the U.S. Statement at Roundtable 1 of the Biodiversity High-level Event, at the UN. 
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY UN)

2:00 p.m. 
Assistant Secretary Jones introduces Administrator Shah at the “Science, Technology and Innovation Forum,” a side event hosted by the USAID, at the Millennium UN Plaza Hotel in New York City. 
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

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

9:00 a.m.  Assistant Secretary Posner meets with Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov, in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:15 a.m.
  Assistant Secretary Posner meets with Chinese Director General for International Organizations and Conferences Chen Xu, in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:15 a.m.
  Assistant Secretary Posner meets with Mongolian Foreign Minister Damdin Tsogtbaatar, in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:00 p.m.
  Assistant Secretary Posner meets with members of the Norwegian delegation to the UN General Assembly, in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m.
  Assistant Secretary Posner meets with the Secretary General of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu and with U.S. Special Envoy to the OIC Rashad Hussain, in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m.
  Assistant Secretary Posner delivers opening remarks at a roundtable with Kyrgyz President Roza Otunbayeva, officials from Kyrgyzstan and other governments and non-governmental organizations on the current situation in Kyrgyzstan, at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in New York City.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

5:00 p.m.
  Assistant Secretary Posner delivers opening remarks for the Clinton Global Initiative’s small group discussion on “Investing Internally: How Companies Can Invest in Their Supply Chain for Maximum Social and Business Benefit, in New York City.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY CGI)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POPULATION, REFUGEES AND MIGRATION ERIC SCHWARTZ
:

Assistant Secretary Schwartz meets with UN Under-Secretary-General and Emergency Relief Coordinator Valerie Amos, at the UN.

Assistant Secretary Schwartz delivers remarks at the Carnegie Endowment Roundtable on Kyrgyzstan: Moving Toward a Democratic Future, at the Radisson Lexington Hotel in New York City.

6:15 p.m.  Assistant Secretary Schwartz attends a launch reception for the “Together for Girls We Can End Sexual Violence,” a Department of State and PEPFAR gender-based violence public-private partnership, at Le Bernardin in New York City.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

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 REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS AMBASSADOR ELIZABETH BAGLEY:
8:00 a.m. 
Ambassador Bagley and GPI Managing Director Kris Balderston participate in the launch of “Partners for a New Beginning” at the Clinton Global Initiative’s Annual Meeting, at the Sheraton Towers in New York City.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY CGI)


AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE AND COORDINATOR FOR COUNTERTERRORISM DANIEL BENJAMIN:
Ambassador Benjamin participates in meetings and events surrounding the UN General Assembly, in New York City.

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE TO MONITOR AND COMBAT TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS LUIS CDEBACA:
9:00 a.m. 
Ambassador CdeBaca attends the Clinton Global Initiative’s Plenary Session on Strengthening Market-Based Solutions, at the Sheraton Towers in New York City.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY CGI)

10:30 a.m. 
Ambassador CdeBaca participates in the Clinton Global Initiative Market-Based Solutions Breakout Session on Supply Chains of Opportunity, at the Sheraton Towers in New York City.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY CGI)

2:00 p.m. 
Ambassador CdeBaca teaches a seminar on Human Trafficking, at New York University.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

8:30 p.m. 
Ambassador CdeBaca attends the Clinton Global Initiative Evening at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY CGI)

GLOBAL AIDS COORDINATOR AMBASSADOR ERIC GOOSBY:
1:45 p.m. 
Ambassador Goosby participates in an event on AIDS and the Millennium Development Goals, at the UN.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY UN)

2:30 p.m.
  Ambassador Goosby attends UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon’s Millennium Development Goals’ Maternal and Child Health event, at the UN.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY UN)

6:15 p.m. 
Ambassador Goosby delivers remarks at a launch reception for the “Together for Girls We Can End Sexual Violence,” a Department of State and PEPFAR gender-based violence public-private partnership, at Le Bernardin in New York City.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE FOR GLOBAL WOMEN’S ISSUES MELANNE VERVEER:
6:15 p.m. 
Ambassador Melanne Verveer delivers remarks at a launch reception for the “Together for Girls We Can End Sexual Violence,” a Department of State and PEPFAR gender-based violence public-private partnership, at Le Bernardin in New York City.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

Ambassador Verveer moderates a Clinton Global Initiative panel on “Youth Unemployment:  The Next Great Global Challenge,” in New York City.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY CGI)

DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING ANNE-MARIE SLAUGHTER
:
9:00 a.m. 
Dr. Slaughter participates in a roundtable on Strengthening Market-Based Solutions at the Clinton Global Initiative, at the Sheraton Towers in New York City.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY CGI)

10:30 a.m.
  Dr. Slaughter attends a Clinton Global Initiative session on Advancing Development by Design, at the Sheraton Hotel in New York City.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY CGI)

1:00 p.m.
  Dr. Slaughter attends a memorandum of understanding signing for the Building Remittance Investment for Development Growth and Entrepreneurship (BRIDGE) Initiative with Honduras and El Salvador, at the Helmsley Hotel in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:15 p.m.
  Dr. Slaughter attends a luncheon on “Inclusive Finance: A path to the MDGs”, hosted jointly by the United States and the Netherlands, at the Helmsley Hotel in New York City.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m. 
Dr. Slaughter participates in a Partnership for New Beginning Steering Committee meeting and Members meeting, at the University Club in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

 

PRESS BRIEFINGS:
THERE WILL NOT BE A DAILY PRESS BRIEFING IN WASHINGTON, DC

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