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Public Schedule for February 1, 2012


Public Schedule
Washington, DC
February 1, 2012

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SECRETARY HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON

10:00 a.m.
Secretary Clinton attends the Foreign Service Institute Appeal of Conscience Foundation event, in Arlington, Virginia.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:30 a.m. Secretary Clinton holds a bilateral meeting with Kazakh Foreign Minister Yerzhan Kazykhanov, at the Department of State.
(CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING BILATERAL MEETING)
Pre-set time for video cameras: 11:00 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 11:15 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.


2:00 p.m. Secretary Clinton holds a bilateral meeting with Singaporean Foreign Minister and Minister for Law K. Shanmugam, at the Department of State.
(SIGNING CEREMONY AND JOINT PRESS AVAILABILITY FOLLOWING BILATERAL MEETING AT 2:35 PM)
Pre-set time for video cameras: 1:45 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 2:15 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.


3:00 p.m. Secretary Clinton holds a bilateral meeting with Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili, at the Department of State.
(CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING BILATERAL MEETING)
Pre-set time for video cameras: 2:30 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 2:45 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.


4:00 p.m. Secretary Clinton attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

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DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS


8:15 a.m. Deputy Secretary Burns attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

10:30 a.m. Deputy Secretary Burns meets with Ambassador to Georgia John Bass.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJ SHAH

4:30 p.m. Administrator Shah delivers remarks to a group of African leaders, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN

Under Secretary Sherman is on foreign travel to Colombia, Mexico and Brazil through February 4. Please click here for more information.

UNDER SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC GROWTH, ENERGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT ROBERT HORMATS

Under Secretary Hormats departs on travel through February 4 to participate in the Bloomberg China Conference, in New York City, and Rio+2.0: Bridging Connection Technologies and Sustainable Development Conference, at Stanford University, in Palo Alto, California.

UNDER SECRETARY FOR CIVILIAN SECURITY, DEMOCRACY, AND HUMAN RIGHTS MARIA OTERO

2:30 p.m. Under Secretary Otero meets with Sri Lankan Ambassador Jaliya Wickramasuriya, 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 meets with members of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly Defense Committee, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

Under Secretary Tauscher departs on foreign travel en route to Munich, Germany.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS ROBERT BLAKE

10:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Blake meets with Kazakh Deputy Foreign Minister Kairat Umarov, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:30 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Blake attends Secretary Clinton’s meeting with Kazakh Foreign Minister Yerzhan Kazykhanov, at the Department of State.
(CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING BILATERAL MEETING)
Pre-set time for video cameras: 11:00 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 11:15 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.


4:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Blake briefs Senate Foreign Relations Committee staff on the U.S. security relationship with Uzbekistan, at the Rayburn House Office Building, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

7:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Blake delivers remarks at the Montgomery College Athenaeum Symposia Series, in Germantown, Maryland. Please click here for more information.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AFFAIRS KURT CAMPBELL

Assistant Secretary Campbell is on foreign travel to the Republic of Korea, Vietnam, and Cambodia through February 4. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AND NONPROLIFERATION TOM COUNTRYMAN

Assistant Secretary Countryman is on foreign travel in Vienna, Austria through February 1. In Vienna he is meeting with his counterparts from the IAEA, OSCE, UNVIE and the Wassenaar Agreement.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS JOSE FERNANDEZ

11:30 a.m. Assistant Secretary Fernandez meets with Stuart Eizenstat of Covington & Burling LLP, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Fernandez meets with Peruvian Ambassador Harold Forsyth, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EUROPEAN AND EURASIAN AFFAIRS PHILIP GORDON


3:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Gordon joins the Secretary Clinton’s meeting with Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili, at the Department of State.

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

Assistant Secretary Jones attends the Rio+2.0: Bridging Connection Technologies and Sustainable Development Conference, at Stanford University, in Palo Alto, California.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS AND LABOR MICHAEL POSNER

9:30 a.m. Assistant Secretary Posner attends the Foreign Service Institute Appeal of Conscience Foundation event, in Arlington, Virginia.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Posner meets with NGO and industry representatives to discuss the Kimberley Process, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE AND COORDINATOR FOR COUNTERTERRORISM DANIEL BENJAMIN

3:00 p.m.
Ambassador Benjamin attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

4:30 p.m. Ambassador Benjamin meets with Hungarian Ambassador György Szapáry, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

9:00 a.m. Ambassador Verveer delivers remarks at the American University – Royal Netherlands Embassy Conference on “Addressing Sexual and Gender-based Violence in Conflict and Post-Conflict Settings: National and International Strategies,” in Washington, DC. Please click here for more information.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)
Please click here to view a live streaming of the event.

11:00 a.m. Ambassador Verveer meets with Eugenia Tymoshenko Carr, daughter of former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:00 p.m. Ambassador Verveer meets with Ukrainian Presidential Advisor Hanna Herman, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m. Ambassador Verveer meets with Romanian Senator Mircea Geoană, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:00 a.m. Ambassador Verveer meets with South African entrepreneur Slauzy Mogami, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL INTERGOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS RETA JO LEWIS

Special Representative Lewis is on foreign travel in Salvador and Sao Paulo, Brazil through February 1.

SPECIAL ENVOY TO MONITOR AND COMBAT ANTI-SEMITISM HANNAH ROSENTHAL

Special Envoy Rosenthal is on foreign travel in Paris, France.

8:30 a.m. LOCAL Special Envoy Rosenthal meets with Yahad In-Unum President Father Patrick Desbois and Research Director Patrice Bensimon, in Paris, France.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:00 a.m. LOCAL Special Envoy Rosenthal meets interfaith leaders, Imam Mohammed Azizi, Mohammed Benali, Rabbi Michel Serfaty and Jean-François Bensahel, in Paris, France.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:00 p.m. LOCAL Special Envoy Rosenthal meets with U.S. Ambassador to UNESCO David Killion, in Paris, France.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:30 p.m. LOCAL Special Envoy Rosenthal meets with French Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs Human Rights Director Daniel Vosgien, in Paris, France.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING JAKE SULLIVAN

4:00 p.m. Director of Policy Planning Sullivan attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

PRESS BRIEFING SCHEDULE:

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



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