printable banner

U.S. Department of State - Great Seal

U.S. Department of State

Diplomacy in Action

Public Schedule for March 2, 2011


Public Schedule
Washington, DC
March 2, 2011

Share

SECRETARY OF STATE HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON

9:30 a.m. 
Secretary Clinton appears before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, on Capitol Hill.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY SENATE)
Click here for more information.

2:00 p.m.  Secretary Clinton appears before the Senate Appropriations Committee on State and Foreign Operations, on Capitol Hill.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY SENATE)
Click here for more information.

4:30 p.m.  Secretary Clinton meets with President Obama at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

5:10 p.m. 
Secretary Clinton attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

7:00 p.m. 
Secretary Clinton attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)


DEPUTY SECRETARY THOMAS NIDES

10:00 a.m.  
Deputy Secretary Nides meets with Under Secretary McHale, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:00 a.m. 
Deputy Secretary Nides meets with Counselor Mills, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:30 p.m. 
Deputy Secretary Nides meets with Senator Kent Conrad, on Capitol Hill.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:00 p.m.  
Deputy Secretary Nides meets with Under Secretary Kennedy, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJIV SHAH


Administrator Shah participates in the TED Conference, in Long Beach, California.


UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WILLIAM BURNS

10:00 a.m. 
Under Secretary Burns meets with Steven Gaffney and William Imbrie of DynCorp International, at the Department of State. 
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:00 a.m. 
Under Secretary Burns attends a meeting at the White House.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

12:00 p.m. 
Under Secretary Burns attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

2:00 p.m. 
Under Secretary Burns attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

5:00 p.m. 
Under Secretary Burns meets with Dr. Robert Legvold of Columbia University, in Washington DC. 
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)



UNDER SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC, ENERGY AND AGRICULTURAL AFFAIRS ROBERT HORMATS


Under Secretary Hormats is on official travel in Paris, France.


UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS JUDITH MCHALE

10:00 a.m.  
Under Secretary McHale meets with Deputy Secretary Nides, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:00 p.m.  
Under Secretary McHale hosts a welcome reception and gives remarks at the U.S.-Russia Conference on Mass Media, at the Charles Hotel in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


UNDER SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY AND GLOBAL AFFAIRS MARIA OTERO


Under Secretary Otero travels to Nigeria through March 3.  She meets with senior government officials, electoral observation organization representatives, and civil society groups to discuss efforts to create an environment for free, fair and transparent general elections in April. 


UNDER SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AFFAIRS ELLEN TAUSCHER

10:30 a.m.  Under Secretary Tauscher meets with Latvian Deputy Defense Minister Janis Sarts and Latvian Ambassador Andrejs Pildegovics, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:30 p.m.  Under Secretary Tauscher meets with General Pat O’Reilly, Director of the Missile Defense Agency, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:30 p.m.
  Under Secretary Tauscher attends a farewell reception for Congresswoman Jane Harman, on Capitol Hill.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)


COUNSELOR AND CHIEF OF STAFF CHERYL MILLS

11:00 a.m. 
Counselor Mills meets with Deputy Secretary Nides, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS ROBERT BLAKE

4:30 p.m.  
Assistant Secretary Blake meets with Kazakhstan Ambassador Erlan Idrissov, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:30 p.m.  
Assistant Secretary Blake meets with Indian Joint Secretary Jawed Ashraf, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION AFFAIRS ESTHER BRIMMER


Assistant Secretary Brimmer engages in consultations with the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Tel Aviv, Israel.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR NEAR EASTERN AFFAIRS JEFFREY FELTMAN

Assistant Secretary Feltman travels to Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman and the United Arab Emirates through March 2.
 

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC, ENERGY AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS JOSE FERNANDEZ


4:00 p.m.  Assistant Secretary Fernandez attends an event co-hosted by the U.S Chamber of Commerce and the American Turkish Council Private Sector Economic Partnership Commission (EPC), at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs Philip Gordon

Assistant Secretary Gordon travels to Bulgaria, Greece, and Slovakia through March 4. Click
here for more information.


Assistant Secretary for Arms Control, Verification and Compliance Rose Gottemoeller

7:00 p.m. 
Assistant Secretary Gottemoeller speaks to students at the United States Naval Academy, in Annapolis, Maryland.  

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY USNA)
For information, click here.


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

3:30 p.m.  Assistant Secretary Kerri-Ann Jones meets with Kazakh Ambassador Erlan Idrissov, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)



Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor Michael Posner

Assistant Secretary Posner is on foreign travel to Amman, Jordan through March 3 to meet with government officials and civil society representatives to discuss the importance of democratic reform, civil society, women’s rights, role of independent media, the protection of ethnic and religious minorities, and labor rights.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POPULATION, REFUGEES AND MIGRATION ERIC SCHWARTZ

Assistant Secretary Schwartz travels to Colombia and Ecuador through March 4. Click here for more information.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ARTURO VALENZUELA

9:00 a.m.
 Assistant Secretary Valenzuela delivers opening remarks at a seminar on “LGBT Rights in the Western Hemisphere:  Challenges and Opportunities for U.S. Policy,” at the Foreign Service Institute in Arlington, Virginia.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:00 p.m.  
Assistant Secretary Valenzuela attends a meeting at the White House
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)


COORDINATOR FOR COUNTERTERRORISM AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE DANIEL BENJAMIN


Ambassador Benjamin chairs the Iraq and Neighbors Regional Strategic Initiative, in Istanbul, Turkey.


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

9:00 a.m.  Ambassador Verveer meets with a group of female Parliamentarians from the International Republican Institute’s  Women’s Democracy Network (WDN ) participating in the WDN annual International Women’s Day conference, at the Department of State. 
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:00 a.m. 
Ambassador Verveer meets with Abdel Mahmoud, Sudan's first female presidential candidate and a former government minister, at the Department of State.
 
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)



SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL INTERGOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS RETA JO LEWIS

9:00 a.m.  
Special Representative Lewis meets with South African Ambassador Ebrahim Rasool, at the Embassy of South Africa.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE TO MUSLIM COMMUNITIES FARAH PANDITH


Special Representative Pandith is on foreign travel in Berlin for meetings with the German Marshall Fund, government officials, youth, members of civil society and the media.

PRESS BRIEFING SCHEDULE

No Daily Press Briefing.

###



Back to Top
Sign-in

Do you already have an account on one of these sites? Click the logo to sign in and create your own customized State Department page. Want to learn more? Check out our FAQ!

OpenID is a service that allows you to sign in to many different websites using a single identity. Find out more about OpenID and how to get an OpenID-enabled account.