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Public Schedule for May 3, 2011


Public Schedule
Washington, DC
May 3, 2011

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SECRETARY HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON:
7:45 a.m.
Secretary Clinton meets with Vice President Biden and Secretary of the Treasury Timothy Geithner, at the Vice President’s residence.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

9:30 a.m.
Secretary Clinton unveils the Mobile Alliance for Maternal Action: a new public-private partnership to improve maternal and child health, at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Watch live on www.state.gov or click here for more information.
Pre-set time for video cameras: 8:30 a.m. inside the lobby of the 23rd Street Entrance.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 9:00 a.m. inside the lobby of the 23rd Street Entrance.


10:30 a.m. Secretary Clinton holds a bilateral meeting with Algerian Foreign Minister Mourad Medelci, at the Department of State.
(CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING BILATERAL MEETING)
Pre-set time for video cameras: 10:00 a.m. inside the lobby of the 23rd Street Entrance.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 10:15 a.m. inside the lobby of the 23rd Street Entrance.


11:30 a.m. Secretary Clinton meets with Secretary of Defense Bob Gates and National Security Advisor Tom Donilon, at the Department of State.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

12:30 p.m. Secretary Clinton meets with President Obama and the Cabinet, at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

2:30 p.m.
Secretary Clinton holds a bilateral meeting with Croatian President Ivo Josipovic, at the Department of State.
(CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING BILATERAL MEETING)
Pre-set time for video cameras: 2:00 p.m. inside the lobby of the 23rd Street Entrance.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 2:15 p.m. inside the lobby of the 23rd Street Entrance.


5:00 p.m. Taped remarks from Secretary Clinton are shown at the UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize Ceremony, at the National Press Club.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Click here for more information.

5:15 p.m. Secretary Clinton attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY JIM STEINBERG:
10:30 a.m.
Deputy Secretary Steinberg meets with former Japanese Prime Minister Taro Aso, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:45 a.m.
Deputy Secretary Steinberg meets Japanese State Secretary for Foreign Affairs Chiaki Takahashi, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:00 p.m.
Deputy Secretary Steinberg attends a lunch hosted by French Ambassador Francois Delattre for Minister Pierre Lellouche, at the French Ambassador's residence.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

5:15 p.m.
Deputy Secretary Steinberg attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

6:00 p.m.
Deputy Secretary Steinberg attends the 2011 Atlantic Council Annual Awards Reception and Dinner, at the Ritz Carlton in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

DEPUTY SECRETARY TOM NIDES:

Deputy Secretary Nides is on foreign travel to South Africa and Mozambique through May 6. During this visit, Deputy Nides attends the 2011 Annual Meeting on the President’s Emergency Plan For AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) in Johannesburg and the World Economic Forum in Cape Town. Click here for more information.

USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJ SHAH:
Administrator Shah participates in the 2011 Annual Meeting on the President’s Emergency Plan For AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) in Johannesburg, South Africa.

11:00 a.m. LOCAL Administrator Shah delivers remarks at the PEPFAR Conference’s Opening Plenary Panel on “Principles of Global Health Diplomacy & Leadership: USAID’s Vision,” at the Radisson Blu Gautrain Hotel in Johannesburg.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:30 p.m. LOCAL Administrator Shah attends the PEPFAR Conference Executive Session meeting, at the Radisson Blu Gautrain Hotel in Johannesburg.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m. LOCAL Administrator Shah participates in a press roundtable, at the Radisson Blu Gautrain Hotel in Johannesburg.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
For more information contact njackson@usaid.gov

4:20 p.m. LOCAL Administrator Shah meets with Rob Cunnane, USAID Tanzania Mission Director at the Radisson Blu Gautrain Hotel in Johannesburg.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC, ENERGY AND AGRICULTURAL AFFAIRS ROBERT HORMATS:
10:00 a.m.
Under Secretary Hormats meets with French Foreign Trade Minister Pierre Lellouche, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:30 p.m.
Under Secretary Hormats delivers remarks at the American Chamber of Commerce in the People’s Republic of China (AmCham-China), at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:00 p.m. Under Secretary Hormats attends the 2011 Atlantic Council Annual Awards Reception and Dinner, at the Ritz Carlton in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS JUDITH MCHALE:
11:00 a.m.
Under Secretary McHale meets with Indonesian Vice Minister of Education Fasil Jalal, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY AND GLOBAL AFFAIRS MARIA OTERO:
9:30 a.m. Under Secretary Otero attends the launch of the Mobile Alliance for Maternal Action: a new public-private partnership to improve maternal and child health, at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Watch live on www.state.gov or click here for more information.

4:50 p.m. Under Secretary Otero presents the 2011 UNESCO Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize, at the National Press Club.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AFFAIRS ELLEN TAUSCHER:
Under Secretary Tauscher is on foreign travel to Romania, United Kingdom and Belgium through May 6.

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL AMBASSADOR CAPRICIA PENAVIC MARSHALL:
10:00 a.m.
Ambassador Marshall hosts a State of the Administration briefing for members of the Diplomatic Corps featuring Assistant Secretary Stock and Special Olympics Chairman Timothy Shriver, at Blair House.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS ROBERT BLAKE:

Assistant Secretary Blake is on foreign travel to Maldives and Sri Lanka through May 5 to meet with government officials, civil society representatives, and political leaders in both countries. Click here for more information.

On Tuesday, Assistant Secretary Blake visits USAID projects and meets with local officials in Mullaitivu and Kilinochchi, Sri Lanka.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION AFFAIRS ESTHER BRIMMER:
9:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Brimmer speaks during a panel discussion on press freedom, at the U.S. Capitol Visitors Center
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

1:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Brimmer delivers remarks at the Foreign Press Center to journalists participating in World Press Freedom Day events, in Washington, DC.
(OPEN TO INVITED MEDIA)

3:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Brimmer participates in the World Press Freedom Day/ UNESCO Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize Ceremony, at the National Press Club.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL NARCOTICS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT AFFAIRS BROWNFIELD:
5:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Brownfield attends the 2011 Atlantic Council Annual Awards Reception and Dinner, at the Ritz Carlton in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC, ENERGY AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS JOSE FERNANDEZ:
2:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Fernandez meets with David T. Matsuda, Maritime Administrator at the Department of Transportation, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

7:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Fernandez delivers remarks at the World President’s Organization event, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EUROPEAN AND EURASIAN AFFAIRS PHILIP GORDON:
2:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Gordon joins Secretary Clinton’s bilateral meeting with Croatian President Ivo Josipovic, at the Department of State.
(CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING BILATERAL MEETING)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR OCEANS AND INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL AND SCIENTIFIC AFFAIRS KERRI-ANN JONES:
11:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Jones speaks to a Congressional briefing organized by the Global Health Technologies Coalition, at the Russell Senate Office Building.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

7:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jones attends a dinner hosted by the German Ambassador in honor of the visit of the President of the German Bundestag Prof. Dr. Norbert Lammert, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS AND LABOR MICHAEL POSNER:
9:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Posner participates in a World Press Freedom Day roundtable discussion, at the Capitol Visitors Center.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Posner briefs members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Internet Freedom, on Capitol Hill.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY SENATE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POPULATION, REFUGEES AND MIGRATION ERIC SCHWARTZ:
Assistant Secretary Schwartz is on foreign travel to Geneva, Iraq, Israel and the West Bank through May 12. Click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL-MILITARY AFFAIRS ANDREW SHAPIRO:
10:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Shapiro addresses a meeting of the Defense Trade Advisory Group on “Trade, Foreign Military Sales, Direct Commercial Sales, Export Control Reform, ” in the Acheson Auditorium at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Contact mckeebydi@state.gov for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS ANN STOCK:
10:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Stock delivers remarks at a State of the Administration briefing for members of the Diplomatic Corps hosted by Ambassador Marshall and also featuring Special Olympics Chairman Timothy Shriver, at Blair House.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ARTURO VALENZUELA:
4:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Valenzuela meets with the Cuban-American Foundation, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

COORDINATOR FOR COUNTERTERRORISM AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE DANIEL BENJAMIN:
10:30 a.m.
Ambassador Benjamin joins Secretary Clinton’s bilateral meeting with Algerian Foreign Minister Mourad Medelci, at the Department of State.
(CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING BILATERAL MEETING)

3:00 p.m.
Ambassador Benjamin attends a reception with the Prince of Wales in honor of Marshall Scholar Alumni, at the U.S. Supreme Court.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

AMBASSADOR AT LARGE TO MONITOR AND COMBAT TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS LUIS CDEBACA:
11:30 a.m.
Ambassador CdeBaca meets with USAID Deputy Assistant Administrator Sarah Mendelson to discuss trafficking in persons, at the Department of State. (CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:30 p.m. Ambassador CdeBaca meets with Philippine Ambassador Jose L. Cuisia, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:30 p.m. Ambassador CdeBaca meets with a group of women leaders involved in the Vital Voices Global Partnership to End Violence Against Women International NGO Mentoring Program, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE AND GLOBAL AIDS COORDINATOR ERIC GOOSBY:
Ambassador Goosby convenes the 2011 Annual Meeting on the President’s Emergency Plan For AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) in Johannesburg, South Africa, to identify opportunities to build on PEPFAR achievements moving forward.

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE FOR GLOBAL WOMEN’S ISSUES MELANNE VERVEER:
Ambassador Verveer is on foreign travel to Tunisia through May 6 to lead a Department of State colloquium with women civil society leaders from throughout the Middle East and North Africa region. While in Tunisia, she will also meet with Tunisian government officials and representatives from business and civil society on issues relating to women and Tunisia's political transition.

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL INTERGOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS RETA JO LEWIS:
9:30 a.m.
Special Representative Lewis meets with Guam Governor Eddie Baza Calvo and Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Joseph Donovan, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m.
Special Representative Lewis meets with the American Chamber of Commerce in the People’s Republic of China (AmCham-China), at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

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