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Public Schedule for January 25, 2011


Public Schedule
Washington, DC
January 25, 2011

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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE
Public Schedule

Wednesday, January 25, 2011

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

10:30 a.m. 
Secretary Clinton holds a bilateral meeting with Spanish Foreign Minister Trinidad Jimenez, at the Department of State.

(JOINT PRESS AVAILABILITY FOLLOWING BILATERAL MEETING AT APPROXIMATELY 11:05 A.M.)
Pre-set time for video cameras: 10:30 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 10:45 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.


12:00 p.m.  Secretary Clinton officiates at the Swearing-In Ceremony for Deputy Secretary Nides, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:00 p.m. 
Secretary Clinton meets with Secretary of Defense Bob Gates and National Security Advisor Tom Donilon, at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

3:00 p.m. 
Secretary Clinton holds a bilateral meeting with Kazakhstan Foreign Minister Saudabayev, at the Department of State.
(CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING BILATERAL MEETING)
Pre-set time for video cameras: 2:30 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 2:45 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.


9:00 p.m.  Secretary Clinton attends President Obama’s State of the Union address, at the U.S. Capitol.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY CONGRESS)


DEPUTY SECRETARY JIM STEINBERG:
Deputy Secretary Steinberg travels to Asia and Africa through February 5. Click here for more information.

DEPUTY SECRETARY TOM NIDES:
9:15 a.m. 
Deputy Secretary Nides joins Secretary Clinton’s meeting with the Assistant Secretaries, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:15 a.m. 
Deputy Secretary Nides speaks with Admiral Mike Mullen.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:00 p.m. 
Deputy Secretary Nides is sworn in by Secretary Clinton, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:00 p.m.
 Deputy Secretary Nides holds a budget meeting, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

PM  Deputy Secretary Nides attends a reception for Chiefs of Diplomatic Missions prior to President Obama’s State of the Union address, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJ SHAH:
9:15 a.m. 
Administrator Shah joins Secretary Clinton’s meeting with the Assistant Secretaries, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:00 p.m. 
Administrator Shah attends Deputy Secretary Nides’ Swearing-In Ceremony, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR MANAGEMENT PAT KENNEDY:
12:00 p.m. 
Under Secretary Kennedy attends Deputy Secretary Nides’ Swearing-In Ceremony, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

PM   Under Secretary Kennedy attends a reception for Chiefs of Diplomatic Missions prior to President Obama’s State of the Union address, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

Under Secretary Hormats attends the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

UNDER SECRETARY OF STATE FOR DEMOCRACY AND GLOBAL AFFAIRS MARIA OTERO:
Under Secretary Maria Otero delivers remarks at the Case Foundation.

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL AMBASSADOR CAPRICIA PENAVIC MARSHALL:
PM 
Ambassador Marshall hosts a reception for Chiefs of Diplomatic Missions prior to President Obama’s State of the Union address, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

9:00 p.m. 
Ambassador Marshall attends President Obama’s State of the Union address, at the U.S. Capitol.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY CONGRESS)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS BOB BLAKE:

Assistant Secretary Blake travels to Syracuse University in New York to deliver an address on U.S.-South Asian Relations.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AFFAIRS KURT CAMPBELL:
Assistant Secretary Campbell travels to Hawaii, the Philippines and Singapore through January 29. Click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC AFFAIRS PHILIP J. CROWLEY:
10:30 a.m
.  Assistant Secretary Crowley joins Secretary Clinton’s bilateral meeting and joint press availability with Spanish Foreign Minister Trinidad Jimenez, at the Department of State.
(JOINT PRESS AVAILABILITY)

3:00 p.m.  Assistant Secretary Crowley joins Secretary Clinton’s bilateral meeting with Kazakhistan Foreign Minister Kanat Saudabayev, at the Department of State.

(CAMERA SPRAY)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR NEAR EASTERN AFFAIRS JEFFREY FELTMAN:
Assistant Secretary Feltman is on foreign travel to Tunisia through January 26. While there, he is meeting with government officials, political party leaders, and civil society advocates in order to convey U.S. support for the Tunisian people. Click
here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC, ENERGY AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS JOSE FERNANDEZ:
Assistant Secretary Fernandez travels to Turkey through January 27. Click
here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EUROPEAN AND EURASIAN AFFAIRS PHIL GORDON:
10:30 a.m
.  Assistant Secretary Gordon joins Secretary Clinton’s bilateral meeting with Spanish Foreign Minister Trinidad Jimenez, at the Department of State.
(JOINT PRESS AVAILABILITY FOLLOWING BILATERAL MEETING)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL, VERIFICATION AND COMPLIANCE ROSE GOTTEMOELLER:

Assistant Secretary Gottemoeller leads an interagency delegation to China for expert consultations on a Fissile Material Cut-Off Treaty through January 26. 

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR OCEANS AND INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL AND SCIENTIFIC AFFAIRS KERRI-ANN JONES:
2:30 p.m.
  Assistant Secretary Jones meets with Canadian Environment Minister Peter Kent, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

Assistant Secretary Posner travels to Afghanistan and Pakistan. Click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POPULATION, REFUGEES AND MIGRATION ERIC SCHWARTZ:
12:00 p.m. 
Assistant Secretary Schwartz meets with Dawn Calabia, Senior Advisor for Refugees International, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL-MILITARY AFFAIRS ANDREW SHAPIRO:
12:00 p.m. 
Assistant Secretary Shapiro attends Deputy Secretary Nides’ Swearing-In Ceremony, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m. 
Assistant Secretary Shapiro joins Secretary Clinton’s bilateral meeting with Kazakhstan Foreign Minister Saudabayev, at the Department of State.
(CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING BILATERAL MEETING)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ARTURO VALENZUELA:
10:30 a.m. 
Assistant Secretary Valenzuela participates in Secretary Clinton’s bilateral meeting with Spanish Foreign Minister Trinidad Jimenez, at the Department of State.
(JOINT PRESS AVAILABILITY)

1:00 p.m. 
Assistant Secretary Valenzuela meets with Honduran Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs Mario Canahuati, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

PM  Assistant Secretary Valenzuela attends a reception for Chiefs of Diplomatic Missions prior to President Obama’s State of the Union address, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE AND COORDINATOR FOR COUNTERTERRORISM DANIEL BENJAMIN:
Ambassador Benjamin travels to the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia and Qatar for meetings with civil society organizations, journalists and government officials through January 28.


AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE FOR GLOBAL WOMEN’S ISSUES MELANNE VERVEER:
Ambassador Melanne Verveer launches the U.S. Government-hosted conference “Invest for the Future: Women Driving Economic Growth,” in Istanbul, Turkey through January 26. She also meets with non-governmental organization representatives, civil society leaders and local journalists. Click here for more information.


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

12:00 p.m.  Dr. Slaughter attends Deputy Secretary Nides’ Swearing-In Ceremony, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

PRESS BRIEFING SCHEDULE:
THERE WILL NOT BE A DAILY PRESS BRIEFING

 

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