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Public Schedule for October 28, 2011


Public Schedule
Washington, DC
October 28, 2011

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SECRETARY HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON

9:30 a.m.  Secretary Clinton meets with Ambassador to the UN Susan Rice, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:15 a.m.
  Secretary Clinton meets with Yemeni Nobel Prize Winner Tawakkul Karman, at the Department of State.
(CAMERA SPRAY FOLLOWING BILATERAL MEETING AT APPROXIMATELY 10:30 A.M.)
Pre-set time for video cameras: 10:00 a.m. from the 23rd Street entrance lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 10:15 a.m. from the 23rd Street entrance lobby.


1:30 p.m.  Secretary Clinton meets with Counselor Mills, Administrator Shah and the senior development team, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:30 p.m.
  Secretary Clinton meets with Ambassador to Syria Robert Ford, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m.
  Secretary Clinton meets with President Obama, at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)


DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS

Deputy Secretary Burns is on foreign travel in China. Click here for more information.

7:30 a.m. LOCAL  Deputy Secretary Burns meets with Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Cui Tiankai, in Beijing, China.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

8:50 p.m.
LOCAL  Deputy Secretary Burns meets with Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi, in Beijing, China.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:00 a.m.
LOCAL  Deputy Secretary Burns meets with Chinese Central Committee International Department Director Wang Jiarui, in Beijing, China.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:30 p.m.
LOCAL  Deputy Secretary Burns meets with Chinese Executive Vice Foreign Minister  Zhang Zhijun, in Beijing, China.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m.
LOCAL  Deputy Secretary Burns meets with Chinese State Councilor Dai Bingguo, in Beijing, China.
(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:30 p.m. LOCAL  Deputy Secretary Burns meets with Chinese Executive Vice Foreign Minister Zhang Zhijun, in Beijing, China.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


DEPUTY SECRETARY TOM NIDES

7:30 a.m.  Deputy Secretary Nides holds a secure video conference with Embassy Islamabad.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:00 a.m.  Deputy Secretary Nides meets with Under Secretary Kennedy and Iraq Transition Coordinator Ambassador Pat Haslach, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:30 p.m.
 Deputy Secretary Nides meets with Pakistan Finance Minister Abdul Hafeez Shaikh, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:15 p.m.
 Deputy Secretary Nides meets with Ambassador Beth Jones, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m.
 Deputy Secretary Nides meets with Greg Dalhberg, Lockheed Martin Corporation, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:00 p.m.
  Deputy Secretary Nides attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)


USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJ SHAH

10:00 a.m. 
Administrator Shah attends “USAID at 50: Legacy of Progress and Future of Partnership,” an event with former USAID administrators hosted by the Center for Strategic and International Studies, at CSIS.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Click here for more information.

1:30 p.m.  Administrator Shah meets with Secretary Clinton, Counselor Mills and the senior development team, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


UNDER SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC, ENERGY AND AGRICULTURAL AFFAIRS ROBERT HORMATS

10:00 a.m.  
Under Secretary Hormats speaks with John Edwin Mroz of the EastWest Institute, at the Department of State. 

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


UNDER SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY AND GLOBAL AFFAIRS MARIA OTERO

2:00 a.m.
Under Secretary Otero attends a meeting with Ambassador William Taylor, Special Coordinator for Middle East Transitions, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


UNDER SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AFFAIRS ELLEN TAUSCHER

1:00 p.m. 
Under Secretary Tauscher officiates the swearing-in ceremony for Assistant Secretary Tom Countryman, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS ROBERT BLAKE

11:00 a.m. 
Assistant Secretary Blake attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

1:00 p.m.  
Assistant Secretary Blake delivers remarks at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AND NONPROLIFERATION TOM COUNTRYMAN

1:00 p.m.  Assistant Secretary Countryman is sworn in by Under Secretary Tauscher, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC, ENERGY AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS JOSE FERNANDEZ

Assistant Secretary Fernandez is on foreign travel in the United Arab Emirates through October 28. Click here for more information.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL, VERIFICATION AND COMPLIANCE ROSE GOTTEMOELLER

9:30 a.m. 
Assistant Secretary Gottemoeller speaks to a seminar at the Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC).
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)
For more information on CISAC, click here. 


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS AND LABOR MICHAEL POSNER

11:30 a.m. LOCAL
 Assistant Secretary Posner receives the University of Michigan College of Literature, Science, and the Arts Humanitarian Service Award, at the University of Michigan.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


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

9:30 a.m.  Ambassador Verveer meets with Yemeni Nobel Peace Prize winner Tawakkal Karman, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:30 a. m.  Ambassador Verveer participates in a discussion on breast cancer and women’s health with Madame Chen Zhili and delegates from the All-China Women’s Federation, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:30 p. m.  Ambassador Verveer hosts a luncheon with senior business leaders in honor of Madame Chen Zhili’s visit, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:30 p.m.  
Ambassador Verveer meets with Ambassador Carlos Pascual, Special Envoy and Coordinator for International Energy Affairs, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


SPECIAL ENVOY TO COMBAT AND MONITOR ANTI-SEMITISM HANNAH ROSENTHAL

9:00 a.m.
  Special Envoy Rosenthal welcomes and honors members of the Parents Circle - Family Forum, at the Department of State.  
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre-set time for video cameras: 8:30 a.m. Contact owene@state.gov for more information.

 

PRESS BRIEFING SCHEDULE

1:00 p.m.  Daily Press Briefing.



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