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Public schedule for May 10, 2011


Public Schedule
Washington, DC
May 10, 2011

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SECRETARY HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON:
Secretary Clinton and Secretary of the Treasury Tim Geithner co-host the third annual U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED) with their counterparts, Chinese Vice Premier Wang Qishan and State Councilor Dai Bingguo, in Washington, DC. Click
here for more information.

9:25 a.m.  Secretary Clinton delivers remarks at the signing ceremony for six new U.S.-China EcoPartnerships, at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre-set time for video cameras: 8:45 a.m. from the press filing center in the Exhibit Hall at the Department of State.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 9:10 a.m. from the press filing center in the Exhibit Hall at the Department of State.


9:45 a.m.  Secretary Clinton leads the S&ED Strategic Track Small Group Session II with State Councilor Dai, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:50 a.m. 
Secretary Clinton participates in the Inaugural Meeting of the Advisory Committee for the 100,000 Strong Initiative, in the Loy Henderson Auditorium at the Department of State.

(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Note: The public meeting is from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Pre-set time for video cameras: 9:45 a.m. from the press filing center in the Exhibit Hall.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 10:15 a.m. from the press filing center in the Exhibit Hall.


12:15 p.m.  Secretary Clinton and Secretary Geithner co-host a luncheon with Vice Premier Wang, State Councilor Dai and U.S. and Chinese business leaders, at Blair House.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY)

2:15 p.m. 
Secretary Clinton, Secretary Geithner, Vice Premier Wang and State Councilor Dai deliver joint closing remarks for the S&ED, in the Department of the Interior’s Sidney R. Yates Auditorium.

(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE FOR S&ED CREDENTIALED MEDIA)
WATCH LIVE ON
WWW.STATE.GOV.
Press Entrance: 1849 C Street, NW
Pre-set time for video cameras: 12:00-1:00 p.m. Media will not have access to their equipment from 1:00-1:30 p.m.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 1:30-2:00 p.m.


2:50 p.m.  Secretary Clinton and Secretary Geithner hold a joint press availability, in the Department of the Interior’s Sidney R. Yates Auditorium.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE FOR S&ED CREDENTIALED MEDIA)
WATCH LIVE ON
WWW.STATE.GOV.
Press Entrance: 1849 C Street, NW
Pre-set time for video cameras: 12:00-1:00 p.m. Media will not have access to their equipment from 1:00-1:30 p.m.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 1:30-2:00 p.m.


5:15 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)

6:35 p.m. 
Secretary Clinton attends a dinner co-hosted by Ambassador Verveer and Muhtar Kent of Coca-Cola in honor of the Chinese delegation to Women-LEAD, an initiative sponsored by Yale University under the auspices of the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue, at the Metropolitan Club in Washington, DC. 
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)



DEPUTY SECRETARY JIM STEINBERG:
Deputy Secretary Steinberg participates in the third annual U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED), in Washington, DC. Click here for more information.

9:45 a.m.  Deputy Secretary Steinberg participates in the S&ED Strategic Track Small Group Session II with State Councilor Dai, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:30 p.m. 
Deputy Secretary Steinberg attends a meeting at the White House.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

1:45 p.m. 
Deputy Secretary Steinberg attends a meeting at the White House.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY TOM NIDES:
11:00 a.m. 
Deputy Secretary Nides delivers remarks to the May 2011 participants in the Ambassadorial Seminar, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:00 p.m.  
Deputy Secretary Nides meets with Treasury Deputy Secretary Neal Wollin, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:30 p.m. 
Deputy Secretary Nides meets with Ashraf Ghani, Chairman of the Afghan Transition Coordination Commission, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:30 p.m. 
Deputy Secretary Nides meets with former Under Secretary for Management and Director of Foreign Assistance, Henrietta Fore, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:15 p.m.  
Deputy Secretary Nides meets with Didem Nisanci of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJ SHAH:

4:00 p.m.  Administrator Shah meets with Senator Chris Coons, at the Russell Senate Office Building.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:00 p.m.  Administrator Shah meets with Representative John Tierney, at the Rayburn House Office Building.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:45 p.m.  Administrator Shah meets with Representative Jason Chaffetz, at the Longworth House Office Building.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS BILL BURNS:
Under Secretary Burns is on foreign travel to Colombia and Brazil through May 12.

UNDER SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC, ENERGY AND AGRICULTURAL AFFAIRS ROBERT HORMATS:
Under Secretary Hormats participates in the third annual U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED), in Washington, DC. Click here for more information.

9:00 a.m.  Under Secretary Hormats participates in the S&ED Economic Track Sessions on Promoting Structural Adjustments and Transforming Development Patterns; and on Promoting Strong, Sustainable and Balanced Growth, at the Department of Treasury. 
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY TREASURY)


2:00 p.m.  Under Secretary Hormats meets with Brazilian Under Secretary for Energy, Environment, and Technology Luis Alberto Figueiredo, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

7:30 p.m.
  Under Secretary Hormats delivers remarks at the Emerging Markets Private Equity Conference, at the Park Hyatt Hotel. 
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS JUDITH MCHALE:
Under Secretary McHale is on foreign travel to South Africa and Senegal through May 13. Click here for more information.

UNDER SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY AND GLOBAL AFFAIRS MARIA OTERO:
9:00 a.m.  Under Secretary Otero delivers remarks on “Transforming Public Security in the Americas” hosted by The Center for Latin American Issues, at George Washington University.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

10:30 a.m.  Under Secretary Otero hosts a digital video conference with Congolese youth on democratic processes.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:30 p.m.  Under Secretary Otero meets with Central American Legislators to discuss civilian security as part of the 14th Annual Western Hemisphere Security Colloquium, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)
Click here for more information.

UNDER SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AFFAIRS ELLEN TAUSCHER:
12:30 p.m.
  Under Secretary Tauscher delivers remarks to the Arms Control Association, at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL AMBASSADOR CAPRICIA PENAVIC MARSHALL:

Ambassador Marshall assists with events at the White House, Department of State and Department of Interior for the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue with Chinese Vice Premier Wang Qishan and State Councilor Dai Bingguo.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AFFAIRS KURT CAMPBELL:
Assistant Secretary Campbell participates in the third annual U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED), in Washington, DC. Click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC, ENERGY AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS JOSE FERNANDEZ:
2:00 p.m. 
Assistant Secretary Fernandez meets with Brazilian Under Secretary for Energy, Environment, and Technology Luis Alberto Figueiredo, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR CONSULAR AFFAIRS JANICE L. JACOBS:
11:00 a.m.
 Assistant Secretary Jacobs meets with the Albanian Ambassador Gilbert Galanxhi to discuss visa relations, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR OCEANS AND INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL AND SCIENTIFIC AFFAIRS KERRI-ANN JONES:
9:25 a.m. 
Assistant Secretary Jones witnesses the signing ceremony for six new U.S.-China EcoPartnerships, at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

10:00 a.m.  Assistant Secretary Jones meets Director General Ma Xin of China’s National Development and Reform Commission, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m.  Assistant Secretary Jones meets Dr. Helen Gichohi, President of the African Wildlife Foundation, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF STATE FOR DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS, AND LABOR MICHAEL POSNER:
Assistant Secretary Posner participates in the third annual U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED), in Washington, DC. Click here for more information.

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

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ARTURO VALENZUELA:
8:30 a.m. 
Assistant Secretary Valenzuela meets with Cardinal Jaime Ortega, at the Vatican Embassy in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:00 p.m.  Assistant Secretary Valenzuela meets with Robert Kaplan, President of the Inter-American Foundation, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:00 p.m.  Assistant Secretary Valenzuela attends the opening reception of the Americas Conference, at the Inter-American Development Bank.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

AMBASSADOR AT LARGE TO MONITOR AND COMBAT TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS LUIS CDEBACA:
11:00 a.m.  
Ambassador CdeBaca meets with Ernie Allen of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE FOR GLOBAL WOMEN’S ISSUES MELANNE VERVEER:
9:30 a.m.  Ambassador Verveer delivers opening remarks at the inaugural program of the U.S.-China Women’s Leadership Exchange and Dialogue (Women-LEAD), an initiative sponsored by Yale University under the auspices of the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:30 p.m.  Ambassador Verveer meets with Amina Afzali, Afghan Minister of Labour and Social Affairs, Martyrs and Disabled, to discuss women’s human rights in Afghanistan, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:30 p.m.  Ambassador Verveer co-hosts a dinner with Muhtar Kent of Coca-Cola in honor of the Chinese delegation to Women-LEAD, an initiative sponsored by Yale University under the auspices of the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue, at the Metropolitan Club in Washington, DC. 
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL INTERGOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS RETA JO LEWIS:
9:25 a.m. 
Special Representative Lewis witnesses the signing ceremony for six new U.S.-China EcoPartnerships, at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING JAKE SULLIVAN:

Director Sullivan participates in the third annual U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED), in Washington, DC. Click here for more information.
 

PRESS BRIEFING SCHEDULE:
12:45 p.m.
 Acting Deputy Spokesman Mark C. Toner will brief the press on-the-record, off-camera in the Correspondents’ Room (2310).

 

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