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Public Schedule for February 2, 2011


Public Schedule
Washington, DC
February 2, 2011

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SECRETARY OF STATE HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON

8:30 a.m.
 Secretary Clinton delivers remarks at the first ever Global Chiefs of Mission Conference, in the Dean Acheson Auditorium at the Department of State.

(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE FOR OPENING REMARKS)
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here for more information.
Pre-set time for video cameras: 8:00 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 8:10 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.


11:35 a.m.  Secretary Clinton witnesses President Obama’s signing of New START at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

12:30 p.m.
  Secretary Clinton hosts a Global Chiefs of Mission Conference luncheon with guest speaker Admiral Mike Mullen, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, in the Ben Franklin Room at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE FOR OPENING REMARKS BY SECRETARY CLINTON AND ADMIRAL MULLEN)
Pre-set time for video cameras: 11:30 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 12:00 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.


1:30 p.m.  Secretary Clinton meets with Ambassador to Iraq James Jeffrey and General Lloyd Austin, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:15 p.m. 
Secretary Clinton meets with Ambassador to Afghanistan Karl Eikenberry, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:45 p.m. 
Secretary Clinton attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

3:45 p.m. 
Secretary Clinton meets with President Obama at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

4:30 p.m.  Secretary Clinton attends a meeting at the White House.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

6:15 p.m. 
Secretary Clinton hosts a reception for the first ever Global Chiefs of Mission Conference, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


DEPUTY SECRETARY JAMES STEINBERG

Deputy Secretary Steinberg is on foreign travel in Africa, accompanied by Assistant Secretary Carson. Click
here for more information.


DEPUTY SECRETARY THOMAS NIDES

8:30 a.m.
 Deputy Secretary Nides participates in the morning session of the Global Chiefs of Mission Conference, in the Dean Acheson Auditorium at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE FOR OPENING REMARKS)

10:00 a.m. 
Deputy Secretary Nides meets with Ambassador to Italy David Thorne, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:00 p.m. 
Deputy Secretary Nides attends a meeting at the White House.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

2:30 p.m. 
Deputy Secretary Nides delivers remarks on the budget to the Global Chiefs of Mission Conference, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED  PRESS COVERAGE)

2:45 p.m.  Deputy Secretary Nides meets with Ambassador to South Africa Donald Gips, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:30 p.m. 
Deputy Secretary Nides attends a meeting at the White House.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

6:00 p.m. 
Deputy Secretary Nides attends Secretary Clinton’s reception for the Global Chiefs of Mission Conference, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

7:00 p.m. 
Deputy Secretary Nides attends the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition Reception and Dinner, at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Washington DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)


USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJIV SHAH

8:00 a.m. 
Administrator Shah attends the Africa Regional Breakfast with Senator John Boozman, at the Hilton Hotel in Washington DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

9:30 a.m.  Administrator Shah meets with Deputy Under Secretary of Defense Paul Brinkley, at USAID.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:00 a.m.  Administrator Shah attends a meeting at the White House.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

1:45 p.m.
  Administrator Shah delivers remarks on development to the Global Chiefs of Mission Conference, in the Dean Acheson Auditorium at the Department of State.

(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre-set time for video cameras: 1:00 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 1:30 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.


6:15 p.m.  Administrator Shah attends the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition Reception and Dinner, at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Washington DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)


UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WILLIAM BURNS

8:45 a.m. 
Under Secretary Burns delivers remarks on the year ahead in foreign policy to the Global Chiefs of Mission Conference, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


UNDER SECRETARY FOR MANAGEMENT PATRICK KENNEDY

8:30 a.m.
 Under Secretary Kennedy participates in the morning session of the Global Chiefs of Mission Conference, in the Dean Acheson Auditorium at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE FOR OPENING REMARKS)

12:30 p.m.
  Under Secretary Kennedy attends Secretary Clinton’s Global Chiefs of Mission Conference luncheon with guest speaker Admiral Mike Mullen, at the Department of State.

(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE FOR OPENING REMARKS)

6:00 p.m. 
Under Secretary Kennedy attends Secretary Clinton’s reception for the Global Chiefs of Mission Conference, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


UNDER SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC, ENERGY AND AGRICULTURAL AFFAIRS ROBERT HORMATS

7:30 a.m. 
Under Secretary Hormats meets with Saudi Prince Abdul Aziz Bin Salman Al Saud, Deputy Minister of Petroleum, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:30 p.m.
  Under Secretary Hormats attends Secretary Clinton’s Global Chiefs of Mission Conference luncheon with guest speaker Admiral Mike Mullen, at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE FOR OPENING REMARKS)


UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS JUDITH MCHALE

10:30 a.m.  
Under Secretary McHale participates in a panel discussion on “CEO-Based Leadership in Practice,” at the Global Chiefs of Mission Conference, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


UNDER SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY AND GLOBAL AFFAIRS MARIA OTERO


Under Secretary Otero attends breakout sessions at the Global Chiefs of Mission Conference, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:30 p.m.
  Under Secretary Otero attends Secretary Clinton’s Global Chiefs of Mission Conference luncheon with guest speaker Admiral Mike Mullen, at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE FOR OPENING REMARKS)

6:15 p.m. 
Under Secretary Otero attends Secretary Clinton’s reception for the Global Chiefs of Mission Conference, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


COUNSELOR AND CHIEF OF STAFF CHERYL MILLS

8:30 a.m.
  Counselor Mills introduces Secretary Clinton at the Global Chiefs of Mission Conference, in the Dean Acheson Auditorium at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE FOR OPENING REMARKS)
Pre-set time for video cameras: 8:00 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 8:10 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.



CHIEF OF PROTOCOL AMBASSADOR CAPRICIA PENAVIC MARSHALL

Ambassador Marshall hosts a State of the Administration briefing for members of the Diplomatic Corps featuring Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis, at Blair House. 
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)



ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS ROBERT BLAKE

Assistant Secretary Blake leads the South and Central Asia Chiefs of Mission Conference in Washington DC.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL NARCOTICS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT AFFAIRS WILLIAM BROWNFIELD

8:00 a.m.  
Assistant Secretary Brownfield meets with Colombian Minister of Defense Rivera, at the Colombian Ambassador’s residence.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:00 a.m.  
Assistant Secretary Brownfield meets with Chilean Ambassador Zepeda, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:30 p.m. 
Assistant Secretary Brownfield meets with Serbian Deputy Prime Minister Dacic, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:15 p.m.  
Assistant Secretary Brownfield attends breakout sessions at the Global Chiefs of Mission Conference, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AFFAIRS KURT CAMPBELL

2:30 p.m.  
Assistant Secretary Campbell briefs the foreign press at the DC Foreign Press Center on U.S. Foreign Policy Goals and Objectives in Southeast Asia for 2011, at the National Press Club Building.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Contact coreyad2@state.gov for more information.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR AFRICAN AFFAIRS JOHNNIE CARSON

Assistant Secretary Carson accompanies Deputy Secretary Steinberg on foreign travel in Africa through February 5. Click here for more information.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EUROPEAN AND EURASIAN AFFAIRS PHILIP GORDON

Assistant Secretary Gordon leads the European and Eurasian Affairs Chiefs of Mission Conference, in Washington DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR OCEANS AND INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL AND SCIENTIFIC AFFAIRS KERRI-ANN JONES


Assistant Secretary Jones is on foreign travel to Central Asia through February 5.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL-MILITARY AFFAIRS ANDREW SHAPIRO

12:30 p.m.
  Assistant Secretary Shapiro attends Secretary Clinton’s Global Chiefs of Mission Conference luncheon with guest speaker Admiral Mike Mullen, at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE FOR OPENING REMARKS)

4:15 p.m.
  Assistant Secretary Shapiro participates in the breakout session on enhancing regional engagement at the Global Chiefs of Mission Conference, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS ANN STOCK


Assistant Secretary Stock attends breakout sessions on public diplomacy at the Global Chiefs of Mission Conference, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:30 p.m.
  Assistant Secretary Stock attends Secretary Clinton’s Global Chiefs of Mission Conference luncheon with guest speaker Admiral Mike Mullen, at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE FOR OPENING REMARKS)

6:15 p.m. 
Assistant Secretary Stock attends Secretary Clinton’s reception for the Global Chiefs of Mission Conference, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE AND GLOBAL AIDS COORDINATOR ERIC GOOSBY

4:15 p.m.
 Ambassador Goosby participates in a breakout session on promoting sustainable development at the Global Chiefs of Mission Conference, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)



AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE FOR GLOBAL WOMEN’S ISSUES MELANNE VERVEER

9:00 a.m.
 Ambassador Verveer meets with a delegation of Ukrainian civil society leaders to discuss women’s issues and human rights, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m.  Ambassador Melanne Verveer delivers remarks on Gender and Diplomacy to the Global Chiefs of Mission Conference, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

PM  Ambassador Verveer travels to the Democratic Republic of Congo through February 7 to meet with government officials and non-governmental organizations, and to speak at the opening of the City of Joy, a center in Bukavu that will support women survivors of sexual violence.   



SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE TO MUSLIM COMMUNITIES FARAH PANDITH

4:15 p.m.  Special Representative Pandith leads a breakout session on countering violent extremism at the Global Chiefs of Mission Conference, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

PRESS BRIEFING SCHEDULE

TBD    Daily Press Briefing.

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