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Daily Appointments Schedule for August 16, 2010


Public Schedule
Washington, DC
August 16, 2010

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SECRETARY OF STATE HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON:
9:15 a.m.  
Secretary Clinton holds a meeting with the Assistant Secretaries, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:15 a.m.  Secretary Clinton officiates the swearing-in ceremony of James Jeffrey, U.S. Ambassador to Iraq, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:30 a.m.  Secretary Clinton delivers remarks on “The Global Health Initiative: The Next Phase of American Leadership in Health Around The World,” at Johns Hopkins University’s Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS).
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
For more information, click here. SAIS will host a live webcast of the event accessible at www.sais-jhu.edu.
Press interested in attending should RSVP to Felisa Neuringer Klubes at the SAIS Communications Office at 202.663.5626 or
fklubes@jhu.edu.
Pre-set time for video cameras: 9:30 a.m. at Kenney Auditorium

Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 10:30 a.m. at Kenney Auditorium


2:30 p.m.  Secretary Clinton holds a development team meeting, at the Department of State.


DEPUTY SECRETARY JACOB LEW:
9:15 a.m.  
Deputy Secretary Lew attends Secretary Clinton’s meeting with the Assistant Secretaries, at the Department of State.

11:30 a.m.  Deputy Secretary Lew attends Secretary Clinton's speech on “The Global Health Initiative: The Next Phase of American Leadership in Health Around The World”, at Johns Hopkins University's Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS).

(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)


USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJ SHAH:
11:30 a.m.
  Administrator Shah attends Secretary Clinton's speech on “The Global Health Initiative: The Next Phase of American Leadership in Health Around The World”, at Johns Hopkins University's Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS).

(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

2:30 p.m.  Administrator Shah attends Secretary Clinton’s development team meeting, at the Department of State. 
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS JUDITH MCHALE:
3:00 p.m.  
Under Secretary McHale attends a cultural performance and reception at the Russian Consulate in New York City. 
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:15 p.m.  Under Secretary McHale travels to New York to attend a meeting with Russian Ambassador Mikhail Shvydkoy. They discuss progress on the U.S.-Russian Bilateral Presidential Commission Working Group on Education, Culture, Sports and Mass Media, which McHale and Shvydkoy co-chair.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY AND GLOBAL AFFAIRS MARIA OTERO:
11:30 a.m.  
Under Secretary Maria Otero attends Secretary Clinton's speech on “The Global Health Initiative: The Next Phase of American Leadership in Health Around The World”, at Johns Hopkins University's Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS).

(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR NEAR EASTERN AFFAIRS JEFFREY FELTMAN
:
Assistant Secretary Feltman travels to Iraq. While in Iraq he is meeting with senior Iraqi leaders and U.S. officials 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.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS ANN STOCK:
Assistant Secretary Stock travels to New York to attend Under Secretary McHale’s meeting with Russian Ambassador Mikhail Shvydkoy. They discuss progress on the U.S.-Russian Bilateral Presidential Commission Working Group on Education, Culture, Sports and Mass Media, which McHale and Shvydkoy co-chair.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY AND CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER SUSAN SWART
:
1:00 p.m.  
Assistant Secretary Swart meets with Australian Deputy Secretary of Immigration and Citizenship Peter Hughes and Australian Ambassador for People Smuggling Issues James Larsen, at the Department of State. 
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ARTURO VALENZUELA:
Assistant Secretary Valenzuela travels to China on August 16th to 20th for the fourth round of U.S.-China sub-dialogues on Latin America.  In Beijing and Shanghai, Assistant Secretary Valenzuela will meet with senior government officials, journalists, business leaders, prominent academics and others.

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE FOR GLOBAL WOMEN’S ISSUES MELANNE VERVEER
:
1:00 p.m.
  Ambassador Verveer meets with Under Secretary of Education Martha Kentor to discuss possible collaboration on women’s literacy, at the Department of Education.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING ANNE-MARIE SLAUGHTER:
9:15 a.m.  
Dr. Slaughter attends Secretary Clinton’s meeting with the Assistant Secretaries, at the Department of State.

11:30 a.m.
  Dr. Slaughter attends Secretary Clinton's speech on “The Global Health Initiative: The Next Phase of American Leadership in Health Around The World”, at Johns Hopkins University's Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS).


PRESS BRIEFING SCHEDULE
:
TBD  
Daily Press Briefing.

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