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Public Schedule for October 17, 2011


Public Schedule
Washington, DC
October 17, 2011

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SECRETARY HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON
Secretary Clinton has no public appointments.



DEPUTY SECRETARY WILLIAM BURNS
Deputy Secretary Burns is on foreign travel to Baku, Azerbaijan, Tbilisi, Georgia and Yerevan, Armenia through October 20.


DEPUTY SECRETARY THOMAS NIDES
11:00 a.m.
  Deputy Secretary Nides meets with Special Envoy David Hale, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:15 p.m.  Deputy Secretary Nides delivers remarks at the Forecast on Latin America and the Caribbean Conference, at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington, DC.

(media determined by host)

3:00 p.m. Deputy Secretary Nides meets with AIPAC Executive Director Howard Kohr, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJ SHAH

4:30 p.m. LOCAL  Administrator Shah meets with Sylvia Burwell, President of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s Global Development Program, at the Gates Foundation Headquarters in Seattle, Washington.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


UNDER SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC, ENERGY AND AGRICULTURAL AFFAIRS ROBERT HORMATS
Under Secretary Hormats is on foreign travel in China to participate in the Sub-National/Innovation Dialogues, and in Jordan to participate in the World Economic Forum through October 24.



UNDER SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY AND GLOBAL AFFAIRS MARIA OTERO
11:00 a.m.
 Under Secretary Otero meets with Ambassador Rick Barton, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:15 p.m.
 Under Secretary Otero meets with Aruban Prime Minister Michiel Eman, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


UNDER SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AFFAIRS ELLEN TAUSCHER
10:00 a.m.
  Under Secretary Tauscher attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

1:00 p.m. 
Under Secretary Tauscher attends a meeting at the Pentagon.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS ROBERT BLAKE
1:00 p.m. 
Assistant Secretary Blake meets with Vikram Mehta of Shell India, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m.  Assistant Secretary Blake meets with Sri Lankan Minister for Higher Education Banda Dissanayake, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL NARCOTICS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT AFFAIRS BROWNFIELD
11:00 a.m.
 Assistant Secretary Brownfield delivers remarks at the Forecast on Latin America and the Caribbean Conference, at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington, DC.
(media determined by host)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC, ENERGY AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS JOSE FERNANDEZ
11:30 a.m.
  Assistant Secretary Fernandez delivers remarks at an event for African Ministers of Agriculture, at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)



ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR OCEANS AND INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL AND SCIENTIFIC AFFAIRS KERRI-ANN JONES
3:00 p.m.
  Assistant Secretary Jones meets with non-governmental organizations and federal agencies to discuss women diaspora scientists.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS AND LABOR MICHAEL POSNER

1:30 p.m.  Assistant Secretary Posner meets with Jordanian Ambassador Alia Hatoug-Bouran, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)



AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE AND COORDINATOR FOR COUNTERTERRORISM DANIEL BENJAMIN
11:00 a.m. 
Ambassador Benjamin meets with Indian Deputy Chief of Mission Arun Singh, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


2:30 p.m.  Ambassador Benjamin meets with Israeli Ambassador Jeremy Issacharoff, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)



AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE AND GLOBAL AIDS COORDINATOR ERIC GOOSBY
10:00 a.m.
Ambassador Goosby briefs the House Appropriations Committee for Foreign Operations (HACFO) on the President’s Global Health Initiative, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE FOR GLOBAL WOMEN’S ISSUES MELANNE VERVEER
8:00 a.m.
  Ambassador Verveer co-hosts a live webchat with international audiences highlighting the outcomes of the APEC Women and the Economy Summit.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)
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9:30 a.m.  Ambassador Verveer attends a meeting at the White House. 
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

12:30 p.m.  
Ambassador Verveer meets with a group of female judges from Egypt, Tunisia, the Philippines, and St. Vincent and Grenadines visiting the U.S. as part of the National Alliance for Women’s Judges, at the Department of State.
 
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:30 p.m. 
Ambassador Verveer meets with Department of Homeland Security Deputy Secretary Lute, at DHS headquarters.
 
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)



SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL INTERGOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS RETA JO LEWIS

Special Representative Lewis is on foreign travel in Beijing, China until October 20.


SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE TO MUSLIM COMMUNITIES FARAH PANDITH
11:30am
 Special Representative Pandith delivers remarks at George Mason University on the 2011 Hours Against Hate Campaign.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)


 

PRESS BRIEFING SCHEDULE

12:45 p.m. Special Press Briefing by Derek Mitchell, Special Representative and Policy Coordinator for Burma (On the record, on camera, in the Press Briefing Room).

Deputy Spokesperson Mark Toner’ daily press briefing will begin at the conclusion of the Burma briefing.

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