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Public Schedule for September 28, 2011


Public Schedule
Washington, DC
September 28, 2011

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SECRETARY HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON

9:15 a.m.  Secretary Clinton meets with the assistant secretaries at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:15 a.m.
  Secretary Clinton chairs a Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) Board Meeting, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS
COVERAGE)

2:30 p.m.
  Secretary Clinton holds a bilateral meeting with Egyptian Foreign Minister Mohamed Kamel Amr, at the Department of State.
(JOINT PRESS CONFERENCE AT APPROXIMATELY 3:20 P.M.)
Pre-set time for video cameras: 2:55 p.m. at the 23rd Street entrance lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 3:05 p.m. at the 23rd Street entrance lobby.


5:15 p.m.  Secretary Clinton meets with Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta and National Security Advisor Tom Donilon, at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)



DEPUTY SECRETARY WILLIAM BURNS

10:15 a.m. 
Deputy Secretary Burns meets with Israeli Ambassador Michael Oren, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:30 a.m. 
Deputy Secretary Burns delivers remarks to the conference of Deputy Chiefs of Mission serving in the African Affairs Bureau, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:30 p.m. 
Deputy Secretary Burns delivers remarks at the 62nd Anniversary of the Founding of the People’s Republic of China Reception, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)


DEPUTY SECRETARY THOMAS NIDES


10:15 a.m.  Deputy Secretary Nides participates in a Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) Board Meeting, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

4:00 p.m.
 Deputy Secretary Nides meets with Dr. Charles Morrison of the East West Center, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJIV SHAH

9:30 a.m.  Administrator Shah delivers remarks at the World Vision Pastor Advocacy Summit, at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:00 p.m. 
Administrator Shah attends a meeting at the White House.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

2:30 p.m.
  Administrator Shah meets with Representative Chris Van Hollen, at the Longworth House Office Building.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:30 p.m.
  Administrator Shah delivers remarks at the Global Campaign for Microbicides (GCM) event on “Collaborations that Change Lives: How governments, donors and advocates are working together to protect women from HIV,” at GCM’s Washington, DC offices.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)



UNDER SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC, ENERGY AND AGRICULTURAL AFFAIRS ROBERT HORMATS

10:00 a.m.
  Under Secretary Hormats meets with former Senator Timothy E. Wirth, President of UN Foundation, at the Department of State. 

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:30 a.m.
  Under Secretary Hormats attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)


3:00 p.m.  Under Secretary Hormats meets with Ambassador to Morocco Samuel Kaplan, at the Department of State. 
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:15 p.m.
  Under Secretary Hormats speaks with Washington State Governor Christine Gregoire.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:30 p.m.
  Under Secretary Hormats meets with Luis Alberto Moreno, President of the Inter-American Development Bank, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


UNDER SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY AND GLOBAL AFFAIRS MARIA OTERO

11:00 a.m.  
Under Secretary Otero meets with Ambassador Robin Raphel at the Department of State.
 
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:00 p.m.  
Under Secretary Otero delivers remarks on the Open Government Partnership, at American University.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

3:00 p.m. 
Under Secretary Otero and Assistant Secretary Posner co-host a roundtable discussion on the human rights situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) with non-governmental organizations, at the Department of State. 

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


UNDER SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AFFAIRS ELLEN TAUSCHER

10:30 a.m.  Under Secretary Tauscher meets with Cristian Diaconescu, Vice President of the Romanian Senate, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:00 p.m. 
Under Secretary Tauscher meets with Indian Ambassador Nirupama Rao, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


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 Austria, Dr. Christian Prosl, at Blair House.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m.  
Ambassador Marshall hosts a farewell reception in honor of the Ambassador of the Republic of Iraq, Samir Sumaida’ie, at Blair House.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR AFRICAN AFFAIRS JOHNNIE CARSON

1:00 p.m.
 Assistant Secretary Carson meets with Burundi President Nkurunziza.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC, ENERGY AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS JOSE FERNANDEZ


Assistant Secretary Fernandez is on foreign travel in Madrid, Spain through October 2.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL, VERIFICATION AND COMPLIANCE ROSE GOTTEMOELLER

Assistant Secretary Gottemoeller participates in the Conventional Armed Forces in Europe Treaty Review Conference through September 30 in Vienna, Austria.



ACTING ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

11:30 a.m. 
Acting Assistant Secretary Jacobson meets with Guatemalan Attorney General Claudia Paz y Paz, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


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

Assistant Secretary Jones engages in public outreach related to the Keystone XL pipeline project in Lincoln, Nebraska.



COORDINATOR FOR INTERNATIONAL INFORMATION PROGRAMS DAWN MCCALL

Coordinator McCall is on foreign travel to Kyiv and the Crimea, Ukraine and Moscow, Russia through October 5 to co-chair a meeting of the U.S.-Russia Bilateral Presidential Commission Media Subgroup.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS AND LABOR MICHAEL POSNER

12:30 p.m.  Assistant Secretary Posner attends a working lunch to discuss EU policy in the Middle East, hosted by the Dutch and Danish Ambassadors, at the residence of Dutch Ambassador
Renée Jones-Bos.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m.  Assistant Secretary Posner and Under Secretary Otero co-host a roundtable discussion on the human rights situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) with non-governmental organizations, at the Department of State. 

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL-MILITARY AFFAIRS ANDREW SHAPIRO

2:00 p.m. 
Assistant Secretary Shapiro attends a farewell reception in honor of the Ambassador of the Republic of Iraq, Samir Sumaida’ie, at Blair House.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY ANN STOCK (R)

9:15 a.m. 
Assistant Secretary Stock (R) delivers remarks to the conference of Deputy Chiefs of Mission serving in the African Affairs Bureau, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:00 a.m.  
Assistant Secretary Stock (R) hosts a farewell reception in honor of the Ambassador of the Republic of Austria, Dr. Christian Prosl, at Blair House.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 pm. 
Assistant Secretary Stock (R) delivers remarks at a reception for the International Visitor Leadership Program’s “The Spirit of Volunteerism: Celebrating 50 Years of the Peace Corps,” an initiative of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, 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 Joep Wijnands of the Dutch Foreign Ministry and Wim Bargerbos of the Dutch Defense Ministry, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE AND GLOBAL AIDS COORDINATOR ERIC GOOSBY


3:00 p.m.  Ambassador Eric Goosby participates in a Global Health Initiative (GHI) Policy Hearing with the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), at the White House Conference Center.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)


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

11:00 a.m.
 Ambassador Verveer meets with Zambian Ambassador Sheila Siwela, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m.
 Ambassador Verveer meets with Treasury Under Secretary Lael Brainard on women’s economic empowerment.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

 

PRESS BRIEFING SCHEDULE

12:30 p.m.  Daily Press Briefing with Spokesperson Victoria Nuland.

 

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