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Public Schedule for February 8, 2012


Public Schedule
Washington, DC
February 8, 2012

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SECRETARY HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON

9:30 a.m. Secretary Clinton meets with Senators Richard Burr, Lindsey Graham, Johnny Isakson and Mike Johanns, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:15 a.m.
Secretary Clinton meets with Burmese civil society leaders, at the Department of State.
(CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING BILATERAL MEETING)
Pre-set time for video cameras, journalists and still photographers: 10:45 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.

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

2:00 p.m. Secretary Clinton holds a swearing-in ceremony for Joyce Barr as Assistant Secretary of State for Administration, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:30 p.m. Secretary Clinton holds a bilateral meeting with Haitian Prime Minister Garry Conille, at the Department of State.
(CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING BILATERAL MEETING)
Pre-set time for video cameras: 2:00 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.


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

4:30 p.m.
Secretary Clinton attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS

10:00 a.m.
Deputy Secretary Burns meets with Irish Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Eamon Gilmore, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:45 a.m. Deputy Secretary Burns meets with Colombian Vice President Angelino Garzón, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:30 p.m. Deputy Secretary Burns meets with German State Secretary Emily Haber, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m. Deputy Secretary Burns attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

4:30 p.m. Deputy Secretary Burns attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

6:30 p.m. Deputy Secretary Burns meets with John Faraci of International Paper, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY TOM NIDES

8:00 a.m.
Deputy Secretary Nides attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

10:00 a.m. Deputy Secretary Nides participates in a video conference with Embassy Baghdad.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

4:30 p.m. Deputy Secretary Nides attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJ SHAH

8:00 a.m.
Administrator Shah attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

9:00 a.m. Administrator Shah attends a White House event to highlight how the government and the private sector are harnessing science, technology and innovation to promote global development, at the White House. Please click here for more information.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)
Please click here to view a live streaming of the event.

11:00 a.m. Administrator Shah attends a White House Open for Questions event entitled, “Innovation for Global Development,” at the White House. Please click here for more information.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)
Please click here to view a live streaming of the event.

12:00 p.m. Administrator Shah meets with Representative Donald Payne, at the Longworth House Office Building, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

9:30 a.m. Under Secretary Hormats meets with Peter Klein of Microsoft Corporation, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:30 a.m. Under Secretary Hormats attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

2:30 p.m. Under Secretary Hormats meets with Singaporean Minister in the Prime Minister’s Office and Second Minister for Home Affairs and Second Minister for Trade and Industry S. Iswaran, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:30 p.m. Under Secretary Hormats meets with U.S. Chamber of Commerce Senior Vice President for International Affairs Myron Brilliant, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:00 p.m. Under Secretary Hormats delivers remarks during an event at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

6:30 p.m. Under Secretary Hormats attends the Washington Press Club Foundation 68th Annual Congressional Dinner, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ACTING UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS KATHLEEN STEPHENS

11:00 a.m.
Acting Under Secretary Stephens meets with Assistant Secretary Adams, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m.
Acting Under Secretary Stephens attends a swearing-in ceremony for Joyce Barr as Assistant Secretary of State for Administration, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

1:30 p.m.
Under Secretary Otero meets with Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations and Low-Intensity Conflict Michael Sheehan, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ACTING UNDER SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY ROSE GOTTEMOELLER

Acting Under Secretary Gottemoeller participates in meetings of the International Security Advisory Board at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, in Livermore, California.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS ROBERT BLAKE

1:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Blake meets with executives from Google, Yahoo and Facebook, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Blake briefs the Senate Appropriations Committee on Uzbekistan, at the Rayburn House Office Building, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AFFAIRS KURT CAMPBELL

4:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Campbell delivers remarks at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) Singapore Conference. Please click here for more information.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR AFRICAN AFFAIRS JOHNNIE CARSON


Assistant Secretary Carson is on foreign travel to Mozambique, Tanzania, Ghana and Nigeria through February 17, to lead an Energy Trade Mission. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AND NONPROLIFERATION TOM COUNTRYMAN

10:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Countryman meets with Indian Joint Secretary for Disarmament Venkatesh Varma, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:15 p.m. Assistant Secretary Countryman meets with Israeli Embassy Political Counselor Nissan Ambur, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR NEAR EASTERN AFFAIRS JEFFREY FELTMAN

Assistant Secretary Feltman is on travel to Morocco to meet with senior government officials.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS JOSE FERNANDEZ

11:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Fernandez participates in an Interagency Policy Committee meeting on Brazil, at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

12:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Fernandez delivers remarks to members of the Global Business Forum, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED MEDIA COVERAGE)

ACTING ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

Acting Assistant Secretary Jacobson is on foreign travel to Peru and Argentina through February 11. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS AND LABOR MICHAEL POSNER

Assistant Secretary Posner is on foreign travel in Bahrain, where he meets with senior government officials and civil society representatives.

ACTING ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF STATE FOR POPULATION, REFUGEES, AND MIGRATION DAVID ROBINSON

Acting Assistant Secretary Robinson meets with resettled refugees, local and state government officials and representatives involved in refugee resettlement, through February 9, in Nashville, Tennessee. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL-MILITARY AFFAIRS ANDREW SHAPIRO

Assistant Secretary Shapiro departs on foreign travel to South East Asia through February 16.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS ANN STOCK

6:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Stock attends an event at the Irish Ambassador’s residence, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE AND COORDINATOR FOR COUNTERTERRORISM DANIEL BENJAMIN

Ambassador Benjamin participates in the Trilateral Strategic Dialogue through February 9, in Honolulu, Hawaii.

GLOBAL AIDS COORDINATOR AMBASSADOR ERIC GOOSBY

3:00 p.m.
Ambassador Goosby meets with NSS Special Assistant, Gayle Smith, at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE FOR GLOBAL CRIMINAL JUSTICE STEPHEN RAPP

Ambassador Rapp is on foreign travel in Cambodia, Sri Lanka, Australia and Indonesia through February 18.

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

10:00 a.m. Ambassador Verveer meets with Burmese civil society leaders, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:00 a.m.
Ambassador Verveer meets with Sylvia Burwell of the Walmart Foundation’s Global Women’s Economic Empowerment Initiative, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


4:00 p.m. Ambassador Verveer meets with Executive Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer of the Export- Import Bank of the U.S. Alice Albright, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS KRIS BALDERSTON


Special Representative Balderston meets with partners of the International diaspora Engagement Alliance (IdEA), in New York City. Please click here for more information.

SPECIAL ENVOY TO MONITOR AND COMBAT ANTI-SEMITISM HANNAH ROSENTHAL

11:00 a.m. Special Envoy Rosenthal meets with Rabbi Steve Gutow of the Jewish Council for Public Affairs, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m. Special Envoy Rosenthal meets with Director-General of the Hungarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Gabor Csaba, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:45 p.m. Special Envoy Rosenthal meets with Minister of Public Diplomacy of the Israeli Embassy Noam Katz, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING JAKE SULLIVAN

2:30 p.m.
Director of Policy Planning Sullivan meets with students from the Virginia Military Institute, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

PRESS BRIEFING SCHEDULE

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



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