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Public Schedule for September 22, 2011


Public Schedule
Washington, DC
September 22, 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:
9:00 a.m.
Secretary Clinton delivers remarks at the official launch of the Global Counterterrorism Forum, at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
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Pre-set time for video and still cameras: 6:30-7:30 a.m. in the Empire Room.
Final access time for journalists without cameras: 8:15 a.m. in the Empire Room.


10:30 a.m. Secretary Clinton participates in the UN High-Level Meeting on Nuclear Safety and Security, at the United Nations.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY UN)

11:15 a.m.
Secretary Clinton holds a bilateral meeting with Peruvian Foreign Minister Roncagliolo, at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY)

12:15 p.m.
Secretary Clinton holds a bilateral meeting with Qatari Amir Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani, at the Qatari Mission to the UN in New York City.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY)

1:30 p.m.
Secretary Clinton holds a bilateral meeting and signing ceremony with Tunisian Foreign Minister Kefi, at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY)

2:30 p.m.
Secretary Clinton and Afghan Foreign Minister Rassoul co-chair the New Silk Road Ministerial Meeting hosted by German Foreign Minister Westerwelle, at the German House in New York City.
(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m.
Secretary Clinton and Chelsea Clinton participate in the Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting and hold a one-on-one “conversation” during the Closing Plenary, at the Sheraton Midtown Hotel in New York City.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY CGI)

6:00 p.m.
Secretary Clinton meets with EU High Representative Catherine Ashton and European Foreign Ministers, at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY)

7:15 p.m.
Secretary Clinton hosts a Trans-Atlantic Dinner for Foreign Ministers from EU and NATO countries, at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY)

DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS:
10:00 a.m.
Deputy Secretary Burns delivers opening remarks at the U.S.-India CEO Forum, at the Department of State.
(CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING FORUM)
Pre-set time for video cameras: 9:30 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 9:45 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
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3:30 p.m. Deputy Secretary Burns meets with Jordanian King Abdullah.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

7:00 p.m.
Deputy Secretary Burns attends Secretary Clinton’s Trans-Atlantic Dinner for Foreign Ministers from EU and NATO countries, at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY)

DEPUTY SECRETARY TOM NIDES:

11:45 a.m. Deputy Secretary Nides participates in a World Bank meeting on Afghanistan, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

1:15 p.m.
Deputy Secretary Nides hosts a session of the U.S.-India CEO Forum, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)
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2:00 p.m. Deputy Secretary Nides meets with Deputy Director of Foreign Assistance Rob Goldberg, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m.
Deputy Secretary Nides meets with OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurria, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:30 p.m. Deputy Secretary Nides meets with Afghanistan Finance Minister Omar Zakhilwal, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJ SHAH:
5:15 p.m.
Administrator Shah meets with Representative Kay Granger, at the Cannon House Office Building.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC, ENERGY AND AGRICULTURAL AFFAIRS ROBERT HORMATS:
10:00 a.m.
Under Secretary Hormats participates in the U.S.-India CEO Forum, at the Department of State.
(CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING FORUM)
Pre-set time for video cameras: 9:30 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 9:45 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
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4:00 p.m. Under Secretary Hormats meets with S. Frederick Starr of the Central Asia-Caucasus Institute, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Hormats meets with Dr. Jafar Hassan, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

7:30 p.m.
Under Secretary Hormats delivers remarks to the European Parliament’s Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)
 
UNDER SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY AND GLOBAL AFFAIRS MARIA OTERO:
9:00 a.m.
Under Secretary Otero attends the Global Counterterrorism Forum Launch, at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOSTS)

12:30 p.m.
Under Secretary Otero joins Secretary Clinton’s bilateral meeting with Tunisian Foreign Minister Kefit, in New York City.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY)

3:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Otero attends the UNSC Preventive Diplomacy Event, at the United Nations.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY UN)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AFFAIRS ELLEN TAUSCHER:
8:00 a.m.
Under Secretary Tauscher attends the UN High Level Meeting on Nuclear Safety and Security, at the United Nations.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY UN)

10:30 a.m.
Under Secretary Tauscher attends Secretary Clinton’s remarks to the High Level Meeting on Nuclear Safety and Security, at the United Nations.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY UN)

2:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Tauscher meets with Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov, in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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:
10:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Blake meets with Tajikistan Foreign Minister Zarifi, at the United Nations.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Blake meets with Japanese Director General Umeda, at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Blake accompanies Secretary Clinton to the New Silk Road Ministerial Meeting, at the German Mission to the United Nations.
(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Blake meets with Turkmenistan Foreign Minister Meredov, at the United Nations.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS ESTHER BRIMMER:
8:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Brimmer attends the UN High Level Meeting on Nuclear Safety and Security, at the United Nations.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY UN)

1:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Brimmer meets with Nicolas de Riviere of France, at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Brimmer meets with Valerie Amos, UN Office for Coordinator of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA), at the UNICEF House in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Brimmer attends UN Special Representative Margot Wallstrom’s high-level mini summit on preventing and responding to sexual violence in conflict, at the United Nations.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY UN)

4:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Brimmer attends the event on Dag Hammarskjold’s legacy for UN preventative diplomacy in the 21st century, at the United Nations.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY UN)

7:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Brimmer meets with her Mexican counterpart, at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL NARCOTICS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT AFFAIRS WILLIAM BROWNFIELD:
Assistant Secretary Brownfield participates in meetings surrounding the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York City.

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.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR AFRICAN AFFAIRS JOHNNIE CARSON:
Assistant Secretary Carson participates in meetings surrounding the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York City.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR NEAR EAST ASIAN AFFAIRS JEFF FELTMAN:
Assistant Secretary Feltman participates in meetings surrounding the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York City.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC, ENERGY AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS JOSE FERNANDEZ:
8:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Fernandez attends a Partners for a New Beginning (PNB)-North Africa Partnership for Economic Opportunity (NAPEO) International Advisory Board Meeting, at the Morgan Stanley Offices in New York City.
(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:
8:30 a.m.
Acting Assistant Secretary Jacobson attends the launch of the Global Counterterrorism Forum co-hosted by Secretary Clinton and Turkish Foreign Minister Davutoglu, at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
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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 DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS AND LABOR MICHAEL POSNER:
8:30 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Posner meets with Norwegian Director General for UN, Peace, and Humanitarian Affairs Geir O. Pedersen and Norwegian Deputy Director General Halvor Sætre, at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

9:30 a.m. Assistant Secretary Posner, Special Envoy Rosenthal and Special Representative Pandith participate in a 2011 Hours Against Hate roundtable discussion with non-governmental organizations, at Baha’i International Center, Suite 120, 866 United Nations Plaza (intersection of 1st Ave & 48th St.), New York City.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Contact bdonworth@bic.org for more information.

12:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Posner meets with Vietnamese Director-General for International Organizations Hoang Chi Trung, at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Posner meets with Dutch Director-General for Political Affairs Karel van Oosterom, at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Posner meets with UK Director for International Institutions Vijay Rangarajan, at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Posner meets with Russian Commissioner for Human Rights Konstantin Dolgov, at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Posner meets with Giga Bokeria, Secretary of Georgia’s National Security Council, at the United Nations.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS ANN STOCK:
8:30 a.m. Assistant Secretary Stock delivers remarks via video conference to the Public Affairs Officer Conference for the Bureau of East Asia and Pacific Affairs.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Stock meets with Chinese Culture Minister Cai Wu, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

7:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Stock attends a dinner hosted by Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities Jim Leach, in honor of Chinese Culture Minister Cai Wu, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

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

8:30 a.m. Ambassador Benjamin attends the launch of the Global Counterterrorism Forum co-hosted by Secretary Clinton and Turkish Foreign Minister Davutoglu, at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
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2:00 p.m. Ambassador Benjamin briefs members of the press on the Global Counterterrorism Forum, at the Foreign Press Center in New York City.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

6:30 p.m. Ambassador Benjamin hosts a reception in honor of the Global Counterterrorism Forum Inaugural Coordinating Committee, at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE TO MONITOR AND COMBAT TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS LUIS CDEBACA:
1:45 p.m.
Ambassador CdeBaca participates in the launch of Slavery Footprint, a new mobile- and web-based anti-trafficking tool, at the Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY CGI)

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE AND GLOBAL AIDS COORDINATOR ERIC GOOSBY:
5:00 p.m.
Ambassador Goosby delivers remarks at an awards ceremony and reception in honor of Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, on Capitol Hill.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Contact rbesaw@hivforum.org for more information.

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE FOR GLOBAL WOMEN’S ISSUES MELANNE VERVEER:
Ambassador Verveer participates in the Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting, in New York City.

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS KRIS BALDERSTON:
7:30 a.m.
Special Representative Balderston participates in the Partners for a New Beginning-North Africa Partnerships for Economic Opportunity (PNB-NAPEO) Advisory Board Meeting, at the Morgan Stanley offices in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

PM Special Representative Balderston attends the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves progress report to the Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting, at the Sheraton Towers in New York City.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY CGI)

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL INTERGOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS RETA JO LEWIS:
Special Representative Lewis participates in meetings surrounding the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York City.

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE TO MUSLIM COMMUNITIES FARAH PANDITH:
9:30 a.m. Special Representative Pandith, Assistant Secretary Posner and Special Envoy Rosenthal participate in a 2011 Hours Against Hate roundtable discussion with non-governmental organizations, at Baha’i International Center, Suite 120, 866 United Nations Plaza (intersection of 1st Ave & 48th St.), New York City.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Contact bdonworth@bic.org for more information.

SPECIAL ENVOY TO MONITOR AND COMBAT ANTI-SEMITISM HANNAH ROSENTHAL:
9:30 a.m.
Special Envoy Rosenthal, Assistant Secretary Posner and Special Representative Pandith participate in a 2011 Hours Against Hate roundtable discussion with non-governmental organizations, at Baha’i International Center, Suite 120, 866 United Nations Plaza (intersection of 1st Ave & 48th St.), New York City.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Contact bdonworth@bic.org for more information.

6:30 p.m. Special Envoy Rosenthal meets with Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov, at the Russian Permanent Mission in New York.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

SPECIAL ENVOY FOR CLIMATE CHANGE TODD STERN:
Special Envoy Stern participates in meetings surrounding the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York City.

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

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