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Public Schedule for September 19, 2011


Public Schedule
Washington, DC
September 19, 2011

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*For more information about media access to events at the United Nations, call the UN Office of Media Accreditation (212) 963-6934 or click here.

*The Department of State’s Office of Press Relations during UNGA will be based out of the Waldorf-Astoria’s Suite 24M. The phone number is: (212) 845-0812.


SECRETARY HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON

8:35 a.m.  Secretary Clinton delivers remarks at the Haiti Key Players Ministerial Meeting, at the Intercontinental Hotel’s Astor Room in New York City.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY)

10:30 a.m.
  Secretary Clinton holds a bilateral meeting with Turkish Foreign Minister Davutoglu, at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City.

(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY)

11:30 a.m.
  Secretary Clinton holds a bilateral meeting with Kosovo President Atifete Jahjaga and Prime Minister Hashim Thaci, at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY)
 
1:00 p.m.
  Secretary Clinton hosts a panel discussion, “Women and Agriculture: A Conversation on Improving Global Food Security,” moderated by Nick Kristof, at the Intercontinental Hotel in New York City.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Click here for more information.
Pre-set time for video and still cameras: 11:00 a.m. in the Manhattan Room at the InterContinental Barclay Hotel.
Final access time for non-camera journalists: 12:30 p.m. outside of the Astor Room.


3:00 p.m.  Secretary Clinton delivers remarks at an event hosted by UN Women on Women’s Political Participation, at the United Nations.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY UN)
Watch live at www.un.org/webcast. Contact oisika.chakrabarti@unwomen.org for more information.

4:30 p.m.  Secretary Clinton holds a bilateral meeting with Japanese Foreign Minister
Gemba, in New York City.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY)

PM  Secretary Clinton attends meetings with President Obama surrounding the UN General Assembly, in New York City.

7:30 p.m.  Secretary Clinton holds a bilateral meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY)


DEPUTY SECRETARY WILLIAM BURNS

11:15 a.m. 
Deputy Secretary Burns delivers remarks to the Marshall Scholars, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:30 p.m.  Deputy Secretary Burns attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

8:00 p.m.  Deputy Secretary Burns attends the International Peace Institute Informal Ministerial Dinner in New York, UN Plaza.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


DEPUTY SECRETARY THOMAS NIDES


1:30 p.m.  Deputy Secretary Nides meets with Ambassador Robin Raphel, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:30 p.m. 
Deputy Secretary Nides meets with Ambassador Peter Bodde, Assistant Chief of Mission for Assistance Transition in Iraq, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:15 p.m
.  Deputy Secretary Nides meets with Ambassador to Kuwait Matthew Tueller, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m. 
Deputy Secretary Nides meets with Deputy Director of U.S. Foreign Assistance Rob Goldberg, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJIV SHAH

9:00 a.m. 
Administrator Shah and Ambassador to Pakistan Cameron Munter deliver an address on U.S.-Pakistan relations, at the Asia Society in New York City.

(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
For more information, email laanderson@usaid.gov.

3:45 p.m.  Administrator Shah attends a Social Good Summit/UN Digital Media Lounge, at the United Nations.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY UN)

For more information, email larodriguez@usaid.gov.


UNDER SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC, ENERGY AND AGRICULTURAL AFFAIRS ROBERT HORMATS

Under Secretary Hormats participates in meetings surrounding the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York City.


UNDER SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY AND GLOBAL AFFAIRS MARIA OTERO


1:00 p.m.  Under Secretary Otero participates in the Open Government Partnership Steering Committee meeting, at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

6:00 p.m. 
Under Secretary Otero meets with South African Deputy Minister Ayanda Dlodlo, at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

7:00 p.m. 
Under Secretary Otero delivers remarks at a program for the Global Leaders Council, at the Rubin Museum in New York City.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)


UNDER SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AFFAIRS ELLEN TAUSCHER

10:00 a.m. 
Under Secretary Tauscher meets with Tibor Toth, Executive Secretary of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT), at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:00 a.m. 
Under Secretary Tauscher meets with Polish Deputy Foreign Minister Jacek Najder, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m. 
Under Secretary Tauscher addresses the Women at the Table of Power Conference, at the L’Enfant Plaza Hotel in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)



COUNSELOR AND CHIEF OF STAFF CHERYL MILLS

8:45 a.m.
  Counselor Mills accompanies Secretary Clinton to the Haiti Key Players Ministerial Meeting, at the Intercontinental Hotel’s Astor Room in New York City.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY)

1:00 p.m. 
Counselor Mills attends Secretary Clinton’s panel discussion on “Women and Agriculture: A Conversation on Improving Global Food Security,” moderated by Nick Kristof, at the Intercontinental Hotel in New York City.

(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Click here for more information.

5:30 p.m.  Counselor Mills attends a Haiti Investment Workshop at the Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting, in New York City.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY CGI)


CHIEF OF PROTOCOL AMBASSADOR CAPRICIA PENAVIC MARSHALL

Chief of Protocol Ambassador Marshall participates in meetings surrounding the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York City.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR AFRICAN AFFAIRS JOHNNIE CARSON

3:00 p.m. 
Assistant Secretary Carson delivers remarks on Africa at the 2011 Air and Space Conference and Technology Exposition, at the Gaylord Hotel at the National Harbor, Maryland.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)



ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EUROPEAN AND EURASIAN AFFAIRS PHILIP GORDON

Assistant Secretary Gordon participates in meetings surrounding the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York City.



ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS AND LABOR MICHAEL POSNER

12:30 p.m. 
Assistant Secretary Posner meets with Nicholas Haysom, UN Director for Political Affairs, at the United Nations.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:30 p.m. 
Assistant Secretary Posner meets with Navanethem Pillay, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, at the United Nations.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m.  Assistant Secretary Posner meets with Swiss Ambassador Jürg Lauber, at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)



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

8:30 a.m. 
Ambassador Verveer attends the White Ribbon Alliance for Safe Motherhood breakfast presentation: “Wake up call for women and newborns of the world,” at 82 Mercer in New York City.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

11:40 a.m.  Ambassador Verveer delivers introductory remarks at the “Women Connect for Health and Education: Empowering Women in the Digital Era,” round table with first ladies and key dignitaries, at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

1:00 p.m.  Ambassador Verveer attends Secretary Clinton’s panel discussion on “Women and Agriculture: A Conversation on Improving Global Food Security,” moderated by Nick Kristof, at the Intercontinental Hotel in New York City.

(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m.  Ambassador Verveer accompanies Secretary Clinton to an event hosted by UN Women on Women’s Political Participation, at the United Nations.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY UN)

5:30 p.m.  Ambassador Verveer delivers remarks to the Council of Women Leaders, at the Consulate General of Finland in New York City.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

7:00 p.m.  Ambassador Verveer delivers remarks at a Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting dinner on the Middle East, in New York City.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY CGI)



SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS KRIS BALDERSTON

1:00 p.m. 
Special Representative Balderston attends Secretary Clinton’s panel discussion on “Women and Agriculture: A Conversation on Improving Global Food Security,” moderated by Nick Kristof, at the Intercontinental Hotel in New York City.

(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Click here for more information.

Special Representative Balderston participates in the Partners for a New Beginning Steering Committee Meeting, at the Morgan Stanley offices in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)



SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL INTERGOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS RETA JO LEWIS

Special Representative Lewis participates in a dinner hosted by the Shanghai Chapter of the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham Shanghai), in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)



SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE TO MUSLIM COMMUNITIES FARAH PANDITH

2:00 p.m. 
Special Representative Pandith meets with Ambassador to Denmark Laurie Fulton, in Washington, DC.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


SPECIAL ENVOY TO MONITOR AND COMBAT ANTI-SEMITISM HANNAH ROSENTHAL

7:00 p.m.  Special Envoy Rosenthal delivers remarks on international efforts to combat and monitor anti-Semitism to the Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford, at the Hebrew High School of New England in West Hartford, Connecticut.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE AND COORDINATOR FOR COUNTERTERRORISM DANIEL BENJAMIN

5:00 p.m.
 Ambassador Benjamin meets with UN Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) Director Jonathan Lucas, at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

PRESS BRIEFING SCHEDULE

No Daily Press Briefing.

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