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Public Schedule for March 11, 2011


Public Schedule
Washington, DC
March 11, 2011

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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE
Public Schedule

Friday, March 11, 2011

SECRETARY OF STATE HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON:
10:30 a.m. 
Secretary Clinton participates in a meeting of the President’s Export Council (PEC), at the Old Executive Office Building.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)
Watch live at www.whitehouse.gov.


7:00 p.m.  Secretary Clinton delivers remarks to the Women in the World Stories and Solutions summit, at the Hudson Theater in New York City.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)
Watch live on www.state.gov. Click here for more information.

9:00 p.m.  Secretary Clinton accepts the DVF Inspiration Award at the annual DVF Awards, at the United Nations in New York City.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)
Watch live on www.thedailybeast.com. Click here for more information.


DEPUTY SECRETARY JIM STEINBERG:
8:30 a.m. 
Deputy Secretary Steinberg participates in a White House meeting via secure video teleconference.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

11:00 a.m. 
Deputy Secretary Steinberg meets with Nigerian Foreign Minister Ajumogobia, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:30 p.m. 
Deputy Secretary Steinberg attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

3:15 p.m. 
Deputy Secretary Steinberg attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY TOM NIDES:

11:30 a.m. 
Deputy Secretary Nides attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

1:00 p.m. 
Deputy Secretary Nides meets with Special Representative Kris Balderston, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m. 
Deputy Secretary Nides meets with Deputy Director of U.S. Foreign Assistance Rob Goldberg, Barbara Retzlaff and Rodney Bent, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJ SHAH:
3:30 p.m.
  Administrator Shah meets with Millennium Challenge Corporation CEO Daniel Yohannes, at USAID.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS BILL BURNS:
Under Secretary Burns accompanies Vice President Biden on his March 8-11 trip to Moscow, Russia, where they are meeting with senior Russian officials and members of civil society, opposition political party representatives and the business community. 

UNDER SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC, ENERGY AND AGRICULTURAL AFFAIRS ROBERT HORMATS:
8:30 a.m.  Under Secretary Hormats delivers a speech on investment policy, at the Department of State.
 
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:00 a.m. 
Under Secretary Hormats participates in a meeting of the President's Export Council (PEC), at the Old Executive Office Building.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:15 p.m. 
Under Secretary Hormats meets with the Nigerian Foreign Affairs Minister Oden Ajumogobia and Bart Nnaji, Nigerian Ambassador, at the Department of State.
 
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:30 p.m. 
Under Secretary Hormats meets with Saudi Arabian Ambassador Adel A. Al-Jubeir, at the Department of State.
 
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS JUDITH MCHALE:

Under Secretary McHale participates in the Broadcasting Board of Governor’s annual visit to Miami, Florida through March 11. While there, Under Secretary McHale participates in BBG monthly meeting.


UNDER SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY AND GLOBAL AFFAIRS MARIA OTERO:
9:00 a.m.  
Under Secretary Otero meets with Edward Luck, UN Special Advisor on the Right to Protect, and Francis Deng, UN Under Secretary-General and Special Advisor on the Prevention of Genocide, in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:00 a.m. 
Under Secretary Otero meets with Judy Cheng-Hopkins, UN Assistant Secretary-General for Peacebuilding Support, in New York City.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:00 a.m.  
Under Secretary Otero meets with representatives from the UN Development Programme, in New York City.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m.  
Under Secretary Otero meets with Catherine Bragg, UN Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs, in New York City.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Otero meets with UN Under Secretary-General Pascoe, in New York City.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:00 p.m.
 Under Secretary Otero meets with UN Under Secretary-General Alain Le-Roy, in New York City.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

7:00 p.m. 
Under Secretary Otero attends Secretary Clinton’s remarks to the Women in the World Stories and Solutions summit, at the Hudson Theater in New York City.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)
Watch live on www.state.gov.

9:00 p.m.  Under Secretary Otero attends the annual DVF Awards, at the United Nations in New York City.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AFFAIRS ELLEN TAUSCHER:

Under Secretary Tauscher is on official travel to Moscow, Russia.

COUNSELOR AND CHIEF OF STAFF CHERYL MILLS:
3:20 p.m.
  Counselor Mills participates in a panel discussion on “The Marzipan Layer: Why Women Are Stuck in the Middle” at the Women in the World Stories and Solutions summit, at the Hudson Theater in New York City.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)
Watch live on www.thedailybeast.com.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS ROBERT BLAKE:
10:00 a.m.  Assistant Secretary Blake meets with Indian Ambassador Meera Shankar, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:00 a.m.  Assistant Secretary Blake meets with Gissou R. Kian and Nasser Kazeminy from The Nowruz Commission, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m.  Assistant Secretary Blake briefs staff from the Senate Appropriations Committee on Central Asia, in the Dirksen Senate Office Building.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION AFFAIRS ESTHER BRIMMER:
2:30 p.m.
 Assistant Secretary Brimmer meets with Henry Bellingham, UK Member of Parliament and Under Secretary for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:35 p.m.  Assistant Secretary Brimmer meets with Representative Shelly Berkley, on Capitol Hill.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL NARCOTICS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT AFFAIRS BROWNFIELD:
11:45 a.m.
 Assistant Secretary Brownfield meets with Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Counternarcotics and Global Threats William F. Wechsler, at the Pentagon.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AFFAIRS KURT M. CAMPBELL:
Assistant Secretary Campbell travels to Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia (March 10-12), and Seoul, Republic of Korea (March 12-13). For more information, click here.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC AFFAIRS PJ CROWLEY:
On Thursday and Friday, Assistant Secretary Crowley is in Boston, Massachusetts. He delivers remarks to the World Affairs Council WorldBoston and to students and faculty at Boston University’s College of Communication and the Departments of Journalism, Mass Communication, and International Relations. He also meets with the Center for Future Civic Media at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, journalism students at Emerson College, and regional media.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC, ENERGY AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS JOSE FERNANDEZ:
Assistant Secretary Fernandez is on foreign travel in India through March 11.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL, VERIFICATION AND COMPLIANCE ROSE GOTTEMOELLER:
11:00 a.m.
 Assistant Secretary Gottemoeller meets with Dr. Gerald Epstein, Director of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Technology, and Security Policy, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POPULATION, REFUGEES AND MIGRATION ERIC SCHWARTZ:

Assistant Secretary Schwartz travels to Egypt through March 12 with USAID/DCHA Assistant Administrator Nancy Lindborg.  Click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL-MILITARY AFFAIRS ANDREW SHAPIRO:
10:30 a.m. 
Assistant Secretary Shapiro meets with General Wolf Langheld, Commander of Allied Joint Forces Command-Brunssum (JFC-B), at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ARTURO VALENZUELA:

8:30 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Valenzuela briefs members of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Foreign Affairs (HACFO) on their upcoming CODEL travel, at the Capitol Hill. 
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOUSE)

11:00 a.m.   Assistant Secretary Valenzuela meets with Portuguese Ambassador Nuno Brito, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:30 p.m.  Assistant Secretary Valenzuela meets with Panamanian Ambassador Mario Jaramillo, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

COORDINATOR FOR COUNTERTERRORISM AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE DANIEL BENJAMIN:

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

2:30 p.m.
 Ambassador Benjamin meets with Henry Bellingham, UK Member of Parliament and Under Secretary for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

6:30 p.m. 
Ambassador Verveer participates in a panel discussion on “A Heroine For Our Times: Dr. Hawa Adbi” at the Women in the World Stories and Solutions summit, at the Hudson Theater in New York City.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)
Watch live on www.thedailybeast.com.

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE TO MUSLIM COMMUNITIES FARAH PANDITH AND SPECIAL ENVOY TO MONITOR AND COMBAT ANTI-SEMITISM HANNAH ROSENTHAL:
Special Representative Pandith and Special Envoy  Rosenthal travel to Turkey, Azerbaijan, and Spain through March 17 to meet with young people, government officials, community leaders, and civil society for the “2011 Hours Against Hate” campaign.

PRESS BRIEFING SCHEDULE:
There will not be a daily press briefing today

 

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