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Public Schedule for January 20, 2011


Public Schedule
Washington, DC
January 20, 2011

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

11:00 a.m. 
Secretary Clinton holds a bilateral meeting with Estonian Foreign Minister Urmas Paet, at the Department of State.
(JOINT PRESS AVAILABILITY FOLLOWING BILATERAL MEETING AT APPROXIMATELY 11:45 A.M. IN THE TREATY ROOM)
Pre-set time for video cameras: 11:00 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 11:30 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.



DEPUTY SECRETARY TOM NIDES
7:30 a.m. 
Deputy Secretary Nides meets with OMB Director Jack Lew at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

10:00 a.m. 
Deputy Secretary Nides speaks with Under Secretary Tauscher.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:30 a.m.  
Deputy Secretary Nides meets with Peter Bodde, the Assistant Chief of Mission for Assistance Transition in Iraq, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:00 p.m.  Deputy Secretary Nides meets with Assistant Secretary Schwartz, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m.
  Deputy Secretary Nides meets with Administrator Shah, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)



USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJ SHAH
4:00 p.m.
  Administrator Shah meets with Deputy Secretary Nides, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)



UNDER SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC, ENERGY AND AGRICULTURAL AFFAIRS ROBERT HORMATS
9:00 a.m. 
Under Secretary Hormats meets with representatives from the Nuclear Energy Institute, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:00 a.m.  Under Secretary Hormats attends a luncheon in honor of Chinese President Hu Jintao hosted by the U.S.-China Business Council, at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

2:30 p.m. 
Under Secretary Hormats meets with representatives from the U.S.-Brazil Business Council, at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. 
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS JUDITH MCHALE
11:30 a.m. 
Under Secretary McHale speaks with Ambassador to Mexico Carlos Pasqual.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


UNDER SECRETARY OF STATE FOR DEMOCRACY AND GLOBAL AFFAIRS MARIA OTERO
11:00 a.m. 
Under Secretary Otero attends a reception in honor of Chinese President Hu Jintao, in Washington DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:15 p.m. 
Under Secretary Otero delivers opening remarks at the Global Partnership Initiative’s Summit on “Impact Investing and Scaling Social Enterprises,” at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


CHIEF OF PROTOCOL AMBASSADOR CAPRICIA PENAVIC MARSHALL

Ambassador Marshall bids farewell to Chinese President Hu Jintao upon the conclusion of his State Visit to Washington, at Andrews Air Force Base.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS BOB BLAKE
8:30 a.m. LOCAL
 Assistant Secretary Blake meets with leaders from Houston's Indian diaspora community, in Houston, Texas.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:00 a.m. LOCAL
 Assistant Secretary Blake meets with executives from ExxonMobil, Chevron and ConocoPhillips, in Houston Texas.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC, ENERGY AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS JOSE FERNANDEZ
9:00 a.m.
  Assistant Secretary Fernandez hosts a dialogue on the “Role of Biotechnology in Advancing African Agriculture,” at the Department of State. 
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EUROPEAN AND EURASIAN AFFAIRS PHIL GORDON
Assistant Secretary Gordon is on foreign travel to Nicosia, Cyprus through January 21. Click here for more information.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR OCEANS AND INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL AND SCIENTIFIC AFFAIRS KERRI-ANN JONES
9:00 a.m. 
Assistant Secretary Jones meets with Ambassador to Qatar Joseph LeBaron to discuss the U.S.-Qatar Science and Technology Agreement and the Global Innovation through Science and Technology (GIST) program, at the Department of State. 
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL-MILITARY AFFAIRS ANDREW SHAPIRO

Assistant Secretary Shapiro travels to the Democratic Republic of the Congo for consultations with government officials. Click here for more information.


AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE TO MONITOR AND COMBAT TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS LUIS CDEBACA
2:00 p.m.
 Ambassador CdeBaca hosts the Senior Policy Operating Group interagency meeting on human trafficking, at the Department of State.  
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE FOR WAR CRIMES ISSUES STEPHEN RAPP
Ambassador Rapp is on foreign travel in Tokyo, Japan for meetings with the foreign ministry.


AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE FOR GLOBAL WOMEN’S ISSUES MELANNE VERVEER
12:30 p.m.  
Ambassador Verveer delivers remarks at the welcome luncheon for the Global Partnership Initiative’s Summit on “Impact Investing and Scaling Social Enterprises,” at the Department of State. 
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m.  Ambassador Verveer meets with Ambassador Anda Filip, Permanent Observer of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) to the UN, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m.  Ambassador Verveer meets with a group of women mediators, participating in an Inclusive Security conference, to discuss the role of women in conflict resolution and peacebuilding, at the Department of State. 
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS KRIS BALDERSTON
Special Representative Balderston hosts the Global Partnership Initiative’s Summit on “Impact Investing and Scaling Social Enterprises” with more than 70 public and private sector leaders, at the Department of State.   The purpose of the summit is to harness public and private sector leadership to achieve social and environmental impacts in underserved markets and to prepare for a September 2011 Summit to accelerate the impact investing industry.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


PRESS BRIEFING SCHEDULE:
1:15 p.m.
Daily Press Briefing

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