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Public Schedule for July 28, 2011


Public Schedule
Washington, DC
July 28, 2011

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SECRETARY HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON

8:45 a.m.  Secretary Clinton signs a book of condolences at the Norwegian Ambassador’s Residence in Washington, DC.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Contact Ms. Jannicke Jaeger at jannicke.jaeger@mfa.no or 202-247-7998 for more information.

9:10 a.m.  Secretary Clinton delivers remarks at USAID’s Saving Lives at Birth Development Exchange Awards Ceremony “77 Inventions That Could Save Moms And Babies,” in the Atrium Hall of the Ronald Reagan Building.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

11:30  a.m.
  Secretary Clinton meets with Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:00 p.m.
  Secretary Clinton meets with Egyptian Major General Murad Muwafi, Director of the Egyptian General Intelligence Service, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:30 p.m.  Secretary Clinton meets with President Obama at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

4:15 p.m.  Secretary Clinton meets with Administrator Shah and the USAID senior leadership, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


DEPUTY SECRETARY THOMAS NIDES

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

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)


USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJIV SHAH

9:00 a.m. 
Administrator Shah delivers opening remarks at USAID’s Saving Lives at Birth Development Exchange Awards Ceremony “77 Inventions That Could Save Moms And Babies,” in the Atrium Hall of the Ronald Reagan Building.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

11:15 a.m.
  Administrator Shah delivers closing remarks at the Saving Lives at Birth Development Exchange, at USAID.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

4:15 p.m.
  Administrator Shah meets with Secretary Clinton, at the Department of State.

(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

5:30 p.m.
  Administrator Shah attends the National Academies Grand Challenges in International Development Committee Reception,
at the National Academics of Science Headquarters.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)


UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WILLIAM BURNS

8:45 a.m.
  Under Secretary Burns delivers remarks to the July 2011 ambassadorial seminar, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:00 a.m.
  Under Secretary Burns meets with Shafik Gabr, ARTOC Group for Investment and Development, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m.
 Under Secretary Burns meets with Ambassador Tom Shannon, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:30 p.m.  Under Secretary Burns meets with Egyptian Major General Murad Muwafi, Director of the Egyptian General Intelligence Service, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


UNDER SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY AND GLOBAL AFFAIRS MARIA OTERO

8:30 a.m.  Under Secretary Otero hosts the global issues principals meeting, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:00 p.m.  
Under Secretary Otero chairs the Frank Loy Award Committee meeting, at the Department of State
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


2:00 p.m.  Under Secretary Otero attends a meeting at the White House.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)



UNDER SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY ELLEN TAUSCHER

12:30 p.m. LOCAL  
Under Secretary Tauscher meets with Lawrence Livermore National Lab Director George Miller, in Lafayette, California.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:30 pm. LOCAL  
Under Secretary Tauscher delivers remarks to the Commonwealth Club of California, in Lafayette, California.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)



CHIEF OF PROTOCOL AMBASSADOR CAPRICIA PENAVIC MARSHALL

10:00 a.m. 
Ambassador Marshall hosts a farewell reception in honor of the Ambassador of the Republic of Estonia, Vaino Reinart.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS ROBERT BLAKE

10:30 a.m.
  Assistant Secretary Blake meets with Congressman Dreier. 
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:15 a.m.  Assistant Secretary Blake meets with Senator McCain. 
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:00 p.m.  Assistant Secretary Blake meets with students from the University of Pennsylvania.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:45 p.m.  Assistant Secretary Blake delivers remarks to the Foreign Service Institute’s First Tour Orientation class. 
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:30 p.m.  Assistant Secretary Blake attends the Farewell Reception for Indian Ambassador Meera Shankar at the Ambassador’s Residence. 
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL NARCOTICS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT AFFAIRS WILLIAM BROWNFIELD

10:00 a.m.
 Assistant Secretary Brownfield meets with Kyrgyz Ambassador Muratbek Djumaliev, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EAST ASIAN PACIFIC AFFAIRS KURT CAMPBELL

2:00 p.m.  Assistant Secretary Campbell appears before the House Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, and Human Rights, in the Rayburn House Office Building.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOUSE)
 

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR NEAR EASTERN AFFAIRS JEFFREY FELTMAN

11:30  a.m.
  Assistant Secretary Feltman joins Secretary Clinton’s meeting with Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:00 p.m.
  Assistant Secretary Feltman joins Secretary Clinton’s meeting with Egyptian Major General Murad Muwafi, Director of the Egyptian General Intelligence Service, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC, ENERGY AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS JOSE FERNANDEZ


12:30 p.m.  Assistant Secretary Fernandez leads a roundtable discussion on reforming U.S. foreign aid at the Brookings Institution in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


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

9:00 a.m.  Assistant Secretary Jones attends USAID’s “Saving Lives at Birth” conference at the Ronald Reagan Building. 
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)



COORDINATOR FOR INTERNATIONAL INFORMATION PROGRAMS DAWN MCCALL


Coordinator McCall is on foreign travel to Seoul, Korea and Jakarta, Indonesia through July 29 to meet with social media researchers and senior Embassy officials.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS AND LABOR MICHAEL POSNER


1:30 p.m.  Assistant Secretary Posner testifies before Chairman Chris Smith and Members of the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe at a hearing on “U.S. Policy Toward the Organization on Security and Cooperation in Europe,” in the Cannon House Office Building.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOUSE)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL-MILITARY AFFAIRS ANDREW SHAPIRO

11:30  a.m.  Assistant Secretary Shapiro joins Secretary Clinton’s meeting with Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE AND COORDINATOR FOR COUNTERTERRORISM DANIEL BENJAMIN

10:00 a.m.
 Ambassador Benjamin meets with French Ambassador François Delattre, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:00 p.m.
  Ambassador Benjamin joins Secretary Clinton’s meeting with Egyptian Major General Murad Muwafi, Director of the Egyptian General Intelligence Service, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE TO MONITOR AND COMBAT TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS LUIS CDEBACA


3:00 p.m.  Ambassador CdeBaca discusses trafficking in persons with Florida Senator Marco Rubio’s office, on Capitol Hill. 
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:15 p.m.  Ambassador CdeBaca meets with North Carolina Senator Kay Hagan to discuss modern-day slavery, on Capitol Hill. 
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)



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

10:00 a.m.
 Ambassador Verveer meets with a delegation of Afghan public administrators and judicial officials visiting the United States, at the Department of State. 
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:00 a.m
.  Ambassador Verveer briefs the chiefs of foreign missions from the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) economies on the upcoming APEC Women and the Economy Summit (WES), at the Department of Interior. 
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


3:00 p.m.  Ambassador Verveer meets with Diana Putnam, the incoming USAID Mission Director to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), at the Department of State. 
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:30 p.m. 
Ambassador Verveer attends a reception in honor of outgoing Indian Ambassador Meera Shankar, at the Indian Ambassador’s residence. 

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)


SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS KRIS BALDERSTON


Special Representative Balderston co-hosts a principals-level interagency meeting on the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


SPECIAL ENVOY TO MONITOR AND COMBAT ANTI-SEMITISM HANNAH ROSENTHAL

7:00 p.m.
 Special Envoy Rosenthal participates in a dinner and dialogue session on Muslim-Jewish collaboration and community building at the Chicago Jewish Council on Urban Affairs, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING JACOB SULLIVAN

1:00 p.m.  
Director Sullivan meets with senior students from the National Defense University to discuss policy priorities at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:30 p.m.  
Director Sullivan delivers remarks at the Human Rights Council retreat on the long term strategic view of U.S. engagement with the HRC, at the United States Institute of Peace.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

 

PRESS BRIEFING SCHEDULE

12:30 p.m.  Daily Press Briefing with Deputy Spokesperson Mark Toner.

 

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