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Public Schedule for September 20, 2011


Public Schedule
Washington, DC
September 20, 2011

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*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:
10:15 a.m.
  Secretary Clinton joins President Obama’s meeting with Libyan Transitional National Council (TNC) Chairman  Mustafa Abdel Jalil, at the United Nations.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

10:30 a.m.  Secretary Clinton accompanies President Obama to a Libya Contact Group Meeting, at the United Nations.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY UN)

11:45 a.m.
   Secretary Clinton joins President Obama’s bilateral meeting with Afghan President Hamid Karzai, at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

1:00 p.m.  Secretary Clinton participates in the UN
High Level Meeting on Nutrition, at the United Nations.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY UN)


1:55 p.m.  Secretary Clinton joins President Obama’s bilateral meeting with President Dilma Rousseff of Brazil, at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

2:15 p.m.
  Secretary Clinton accompanies President Obama to the Open Government Partnership Event, at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

3:30 p.m.  Secretary Clinton attends the G8 Deauville Partnership Meeting, at the InterContinental Hotel in New York City.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY)

4:30 p.m. 
Secretary Clinton joins President Obama’s bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey, at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

6:30 p.m. 
Secretary Clinton holds a bilateral meeting with Saudi Foreign Minister Saud al-Faisal, at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY)


DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS:
11:00 a.m. 
Deputy Secretary Burns meets with Ambassador Robin Raphel, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:30 p.m.  
Deputy Secretary Burns attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

3:00 p.m. 
Deputy Secretary Burns meets with Crown Prince of Brunei Al Muhtadee Billah, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m. 
Deputy Secretary Burns meets with Ambassador to Kazakhstan Ken Fairfax, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY TOM NIDES:

7:30 p.m.  Deputy Secretary Nides meets with Ambassador to Pakistan Cameron Munter, in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJ SHAH:
7:00 p.m.
  Administrator Shah presents the Saving Lives at Birth awards at the Every Woman Every Child Reception, at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC, ENERGY AND AGRICULTURAL AFFAIRS ROBERT HORMATS:
12:00 p.m.
  Under Secretary Hormats participates in the UN Private Sector Forum 2011 – Sustainable
Energy for All, at the United Nations in New York.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY UN)

3:00 p.m.  Under Secretary Hormats participates in the G-8 Deauville Ministerial meetings, at the InterContinental New York Barclay. 
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

7:00 p.m.  Under Secretary Hormats attends the Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting topic dinner on “Investing in Women and Girls,” at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in New York City. 
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY CGI)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AFFAIRS ELLEN TAUSCHER:
11:45 a.m. 
Under Secretary Tauscher meets with Lieutenant General Patrick O’Reilly, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

COUNSELOR AND CHIEF OF STAFF CHERYL MILLS:
1:00 p.m.  Counselor Mills accompanies Secretary Clinton to the UN
High Level Meeting on Nutrition, at the United Nations.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY UN)


CHIEF OF PROTOCOL AMBASSADOR CAPRICIA PENAVIC MARSHALL:
Ambassador Marshall participates in meetings surrounding the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York City.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL AFFAIRS ROBERT BLAKE:
9:00 a.m. 
Assistant Secretary Blake meets with Kyrgyz Foreign Minister Ruslan Kazakbayev, in New York City.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m.  Assistant Secretary Blake meets with Maldivian Foreign Minister Ahmed Naseem, in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:30 p.m.  Assistant Secretary Blake meets with Alistair Burt, UK Parliamentary Undersecretary of State, at the UK Mission to the UN in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS ESTHER BRIMMER:
8:00 a.m.
  Assistant Secretary Brimmer attends a breakfast meeting with Representative Russ Carnahan, in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

9:00 a.m.  Assistant Secretary Brimmer participates in a “State Department Live” virtual press conference.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

12:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Brimmer attends UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon’s High-level Food Security and Nutrition Event, at the United Nations.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY UN)

1:15 p
.m.  Assistant Secretary Brimmer meets with Canadian counterpart, Gordon Venner, at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m.  Assistant Secretary Brimmer meets with Maria Marinaki, Managing Director at the External Action Service of the European Union (EEAS), at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:00 p.m.  Assistant Secretary Brimmer meets with UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay, at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:30 p.m.  Assistant Secretary Brimmer meets with OECD Secretary General Gurria, at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

7:15 p.m.  Assistant Secretary Brimmer meets with UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova, at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL NARCOTICS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT AFFAIRS BROWNFIELD:
2:30 p.m. 
Assistant Secretary Brownfield meets with EU Special Representative for Central Asia Pierre Morel, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m. 
Assistant Secretary Brownfield meets with U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Alan Bersin, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AFFAIRS KURT CAMPBELL:

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

ECONOMIC, ENERGY AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS JOSE FERNANDEZ:
12:30 p.m.
  Assistant Secretary Fernandez meets with Doyle Gallegos of the World Bank, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EUROPEAN AND EURASIAN AFFAIRS PHIL GORDON:
Assistant Secretary Gordon participates in meetings surrounding the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York City.

ACTING ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON:
PM
  Acting Assistant Secretary Jacobson attends a reception and dinner, hosted by the Woodrow Wilson International Center, in honor of Brazilian President Dilma Vana Rousseff, at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR OCEANS, ENVIROMENT AND SCIENCE KERRI-ANN JONES:
Assistant Secretary Jones co-chairs the U.S.-Germany Joint Committee Meeting on bilateral cooperation in science and technology in Berlin, Germany.

BUREAU OF INTERNATIONAL INFORMATION PROGRAMS COORDINATOR DAWN MCCALL:
Coordinator McCall meets with leading social media innovators in Northern California through September 22 to discuss tools and collaborative projects.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL-MILITARY AFFAIRS ANDREW SHAPIRO:
2:00 p.m.
  Assistant Secretary Shapiro meets with Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh, Vietnamese Vice Defense Minister, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS ANN STOCK:

5:00 p.m.  Assistant Secretary Stock hosts a welcome reception for the incoming 163rd A-100 class of Public Diplomacy Foreign Service Officers, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE AND COORDINATOR FOR COUNTERTERRORISM DANIEL BENJAMIN:

12:00 p.m.  Ambassador Benjamin meets with Swedish Counterterrorism Coordinator Tomas Rosander, at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE AND GLOBAL AIDS COORDINATOR ERIC GOOSBY:
1:00 p.m.  
Ambassador Goosby participates in an UN event on achieving health equity and uniting around a common agenda to address non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and HIV, in New York City.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY UN)

6:30 p.m.  Ambassador Goosby participates in “Global Strategy for Women’s and Children’s Health,” an event hosted by UN Special Envoy for Malaria Ray Chambers, in New York City.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY UN)

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE FOR GLOBAL WOMEN’S ISSUES MELANNE VERVEER:
11:00 a.m.
  Ambassador Verveer delivers remarks at the Ford Foundation’s event “Beyond Conventions—Reimagining Human Rights in a Time of Change,” at the Ford Foundation headquarters, in New York City.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

4:00 p.m.  Ambassador Verveer attends the UN’s “Every Woman Every Child Event” and plenary session, in New York City.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY UN)

7:00 p.m.  Ambassador Verveer delivers remarks at the Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting topic dinner on “Investing in Women and Girls,” at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in New York City. 
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY CGI)

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS KRIS BALDERSTON:
2:00 p.m.
  Special Representative Balderston delivers remarks at a Clinton Global Initiative annual meeting discussion on engaging global diaspora, at the Sheraton Towers in New York City.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY CGI)

8:30 p.m. Special Representative Balderston attends a dinner with Brazilian global leaders, at the Top of the Rock Observation Deck in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

 

PRESS BRIEFING SCHEDULE:
There will NOT be a daily press briefing  today.

 

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