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Public Schedule for May 12, 2011


Public Schedule
Washington, DC
May 12, 2011

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SECRETARY HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON

Secretary Clinton is on foreign travel in Nuuk, Greenland to attend the Seventh Ministerial Meeting of the Arctic Council. Secretary Clinton is accompanied by Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and Assistant Secretary Jones. Click here for more information. (EDT + 2 hours)

9:00 a.m. LOCAL  Secretary Clinton and her counterparts take a boat tour of the Fjord, in Nuuk, Greenland.
(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:00 a.m. LOCAL
 Secretary Clinton meets with Alaskan indigenous group representatives participating in the Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting, in Nuuk, Greenland.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:15 a.m. LOCAL
 Secretary Clinton holds a bilateral meeting with Danish Foreign Minister Lene Espersen, in Nuuk, Greenland.

(JOINT PRESS AVAILABILITY FOLLOWING BILATERAL MEETING AT APPROXIMATELY 11:45 A.M.)

12:15 p.m
. LOCAL  Secretary Clinton attends a working lunch with Arctic Council Delegates, in Nuuk, Greenland.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m. LOCAL  
Secretary Clinton participates in the Ministerial Meeting of the Arctic Council, in Nuuk, Greenland.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)


DEPUTY SECRETARY JAMES STEINBERG

9:00 a.m.
  Deputy Secretary Steinberg appears before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, in Dirksen Senate Office Building.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY SENATE)

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

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

3:15 p.m.
  Deputy Secretary Steinberg meets with UK National Security Adviser Peter Ricketts, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)



DEPUTY SECRETARY THOMAS NIDES

10:00 a.m.  
Deputy Secretary Nides meets with Israeli Ambassador Michael Oren and Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJIV SHAH


11:30 a.m.  Administrator Shah meets with Dr. Subra Suresh, Director of the National Science Foundation, at USAID.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m. Administrator Shah delivers remarks at the Caucus for Effective Foreign Assistance, at the Rayburn House Office Building.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)


UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WILLIAM BURNS

Under Secretary Burns is on foreign travel through May 12.


UNDER SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC, ENERGY AND AGRICULTURAL AFFAIRS ROBERT HORMATS

10:30 a.m.
  Under Secretary Hormats meets with Lithuanian Energy Minister Arvydas Sekmokas, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:00 p.m.
  Under Secretary Hormats meets with Petr Aven of Alfa Bank and Mikhail M. Fridman of the Alfa Group, at the Department of State.
(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

12:30 p.m.  Under Secretary Otero meets with Nabila Hamza, President of the Foundation for the Future, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m.  Under Secretary Otero meets with Matt Armstrong, Executive Director of the U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


UNDER SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AFFAIRS ELLEN TAUSCHER

10:00 a.m. 
Under Secretary Tauscher appears before the House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee, on Capitol Hill.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOUSE)

2:00 p.m.  Under Secretary Tauscher attends Rear Admiral Arch Macy’s Retirement Ceremony, at the Navy Yard in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)



ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL NARCOTICS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT AFFAIRS WILLIAM BROWNFIELD

9:30 a.m.  
Assistant Secretary Brownfield meets with Ambassador to Botswana Michelle Gavin, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:30 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Brownfield attends the International Institute for Strategic Studies’ U.S. Strategic Dossier Launch event, in Washington, DC. 
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

2:00 p.m.  
Assistant Secretary Brownfield meets with Commissioner Carlos Tena Tamayo of the Mexican National Commission against Addiction (CONADIC), at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:30 p.m. 
Assistant Secretary Brownfield meets with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Deputy Director Kumar Kibble, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC, ENERGY AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS JOSE FERNANDEZ

10:45 a.m. LOCAL  
Assistant Secretary Fernandez delivers remarks on U.S. economic policy towards emerging markets at the Association of General Counsels in Dallas, Texas.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:15 p.m. LOCAL  
Assistant Secretary Fernandez facilitates a White House Business Council Winning the Future Roundtable with American business leaders, in Dallas, Texas.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


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


Assistant Secretary Jones accompanies Secretary Clinton on foreign travel in Nuuk, Greenland for the Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting. 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 POLITICAL-MILITARY AFFAIRS ANDREW SHAPIRO

4:00 p.m.  
Assistant Secretary Shapiro meets with Indian Ambassador Arun Singh, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ARTURO VALENZUELA

Assistant Secretary Valenzuela is on foreign travel in the Dominican Republic through May 13.


AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE AND U.S. GLOBAL AIDS COORDINATOR ERIC GOOSBY

Ambassador Goosby represents the U.S. Government at the 23rd Board Meeting of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria in Geneva, Switzerland to discuss key reforms and improved oversight of Global Fund resources.


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

10:00 a.m.  Ambassador Verveer meets with Susannah Sirkin of Physicians For Human Rights, at the Department of State. 
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m.  Ambassador Verveer meets with Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense David Sedney, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


SPECIAL ENVOY TO MONITOR AND COMBAT ANTI-SEMITISM HANNAH ROSENTHAL

10:00 a.m.  
Special Envoy Rosenthal gives a Tribute of Appreciation award to Father Patrick Desbois, in the Treaty Room at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Click here for more information.

PRESS BRIEFING SCHEDULE

1:00 p.m.  Daily Press Briefing.


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