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Public Schedule for October 4, 2011


Public Schedule
Washington, DC
October 4, 2011

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SECRETARY HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON:
4:15 p.m.
Secretary Clinton meets with Senator Daniel Inouye, on Capitol Hill.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

4:00 p.m.
Deputy Secretary Burns meets with UAE Ambassador Yousef Al-Otaiba, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:45 p.m. Deputy Secretary Burns meets with Abe Foxman of the Anti-Defamation League.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

7:00 p.m.
Deputy Secretary Burns delivers remarks at the Marshall Legacy Institute Dinner at the Fairmont Hotel in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY TOM NIDES:
11:00 a.m.
Deputy Secretary Nides attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJ SHAH:
Administrator Shah is on foreign travel to Ethiopia and Kenya through October 7 as part of a high-level U.S. delegation to address policy reforms in support of long-term food security. For more information, contact nschiegg@aol.com.

10:00 a.m. LOCAL Administrator Shah hosts a town hall meeting with staff from USAID Mission Ethiopia and Embassy Addis Ababa, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:00 a.m. LOCAL
Administrator Shah meets with Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
(PRESS CONFERENCE FOLLOWING MEETING)

1:30 p.m. LOCAL Administrator Shah visits the Ethiopian Commodity Exchange, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

2:50 p.m. LOCAL Administrator Shah visits the Urban Health Extension Program, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

3:45 p.m. LOCAL Administrator Shah visits the Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:00 p.m. LOCAL
Administrator Shah meets with Ethiopian Agriculture Minister Tefera Derebew, at the Ethiopia Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

7:15 p.m. LOCAL Administrator Shah holds a roundtable discussion with the media, at the Sheraton Hotel in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR MANAGEMENT PATRICK KENNEDY:
11:00 a.m.
Under Secretary Kennedy delivers remarks at the unveiling of the Marine Security Guard Exhibit, at the National Museum of the Marine Corps in Quantico, Virginia.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)
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UNDER SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC, ENERGY AND AGRICULTURAL AFFAIRS ROBERT HORMATS:
11:00 a.m.
Under Secretary Hormats meets with Japanese Deputy Foreign Minister Shinichi Nishimiya, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:30 p.m.
Under Secretary Hormats speaks with Chuck Dittrich of the U.S.-Libya Business Association.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:30 p.m.
Under Secretary Hormats meets with Finnish Under-Secretary for Economic Affairs Esko Hamilo, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:30 p.m.
Under Secretary Hormats meets with Ambassador to Rome David Thorne, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY AND GLOBAL AFFAIRS MARIA OTERO:
Under Secretary Otero is on foreign travel to the Democratic Republic of Congo and Burundi through October 7. Click here for more information.

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN:
10:30 p.m.
Under Secretary Sherman meets with Indian Ambassador Nirupama Rao, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m. Under Secretary Sherman meets with Treasury Under Secretary David Cohen, at the Department of Treasury.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AFFAIRS ELLEN TAUSCHER:
11:00 a.m.
Under Secretary Tauscher meets with Bruce Goodwin of the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL AMBASSADOR CAPRICIA PENAVIC MARSHALL:
4:00 p.m.
Ambassador Marshall hosts “Taste of the Republic of Korea,” a Diplomatic Partnerships Division Cultural Exchange Program, at the Blair House. She is joined by the Ambassador of the Republic of Korea Han Duck-soo and Mrs. Choi Ah-Young, as well as local Korean children and students from Alice Deal Middle School, a DC public school.
For media information, contact BazbazK@state.gov.

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR AFGHANISTAN AND PAKISTAN AMBASSADOR MARC GROSSMAN:
Ambassador Grossman is on foreign travel to Abu Dhabi, Ankara, Dushanbe, Bishkek, Astana, Kabul, Beijing, Tashkent, Ashgabat, New Delhi, Islamabad, and Doha through October 14.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS ROBERT BLAKE:
10:30 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Blake joins Under Secretary Sherman’s meeting with Indian Ambassador Nirupama Rao, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL NARCOTICS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT AFFAIRS BROWNFIELD:
12:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Brownfield attends a reception for Honduran President Porfirio Lobo Soso, at the Organization of American States.
(media determined by host)

2:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Brownfield appears before a joint hearing of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs’ Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, and of the House Committee on Homeland Security’s Subcommittee on Oversight, Investigations, and Management, at the Rayburn House Office Building.
(media determined by host)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AFFAIRS KURT CAMPBELL:
10:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Campbell appears before the House Foreign Affairs Committee, on Capitol Hill.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOUSE)
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ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR AFRICAN AFFAIRS JOHNNIE CARSON:
1:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Carson participates in a live online conversation on “Responding to the Crisis in the Horn of Africa” with Sam Worthington of InterAction as part of the Conversations with America video series.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Watch live on www.state.gov. Click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AND NONPROLIFERATION TOM COUNTRYMAN:
4:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Countryman delivers remarks at the "Charting the Future of Biosecurity Ten Years after the Anthrax Attacks" conference, at the W Hotel in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC, ENERGY AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS JOSE FERNANDEZ:
Assistant Secretary Fernandez is on foreign travel in Ankara, Turkey. Click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EUROPEAN AND EURASIAN AFFAIRS PHIL GORDON:
Assistant Secretary Gordon is on foreign travel in Geneva, Switzerland through October 4 to participate in the Seventeenth Session of the Geneva Discussions on Georgia. Click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL, VERIFICATION AND COMPLIANCE ROSE GOTTEMOELLER:
AM
Assistant Secretary Gottemoeller delivers remarks at the meeting of the Disarmament and International Security Committee, at the UN General Assembly.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY UN)
For more information, click here.

PM Assistant Secretary Gottemoeller attends a dinner hosted by the Nuclear Threat Initiative, at the House of Sweden in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)
For more information on the Nuclear Threat Initiative, click here.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS AND LABOR MICHAEL POSNER:
10:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Posner participates in a meeting of the Federal Advisory Committee on the Strategic Dialogue With Civil Society, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL-MILITARY AFFAIRS ANDREW SHAPIRO:
11:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Shapiro meets with General Carter F. Ham, Commander of U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM), at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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. Click here for more information.

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE AND COORDINATOR FOR COUNTERTERRORISM DANIEL BENJAMIN:
10:30 a.m.
Ambassador Benjamin meets with Belgian counterterrorism officials Francisca Bostyn and Gunter Ceuppens, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:30 p.m. Ambassador Benjamin meets with Representative Ted Deutch, on Capitol Hill.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE FOR GLOBAL WOMEN’S ISSUES MELANNE VERVEER:
Ambassador Verveer delivers remarks on a panel addressing “Women in the Arab Spring” as part of FORTUNE’s 2011 Most Powerful Women Summit in Laguna Niguel, California.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)
Click here for more information.

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS KRIS BALDERSTON:
Special Representative Balderston is on foreign travel in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to participate in Students In Free Enterprise World Cup 2011.

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE TO MUSLIM COMMUNITIES FARAH PANDITH:
Special Representative Pandith delivers remarks at the Center for the Arts and at local schools in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

SPECIAL ENVOY TO MONITOR AND COMBAT ANTI-SEMITISM HANNAH ROSENTHAL:
5:45 p.m.
Special Envoy Rosenthal meets with Jewish women civil society leaders, at the Millstone Institute for Jewish Leadership in St. Louis, Missouri.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)
 

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

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