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Public Schedule for February 23, 2012


Public Schedule
Washington, DC
February 23, 2012

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SECRETARY HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON

Secretary Clinton is on foreign travel to London and North Africa, through February 26. In London, Secretary Clinton will attend a conference hosted by Prime Minster David Cameron, dedicated to building stability and peace in Somalia. The Secretary is accompanied by Assistant Secretary Carson, Assistant Secretary Feltman, Special Representative Grossman and Director Sullivan. Please click here for more information.

10:00 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Clinton participates in the London Conference on Somalia Opening Session, at Lancaster House, London.
(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:40 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Clinton holds a bilateral meeting with UK Prime Minister David Cameron, at Lancaster House, London.
(POOL CAMERA SRAY PRECEDING BILATERAL MEETING)

12:30 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Clinton holds a bilateral meeting with Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar, at Lancaster House, London.
(POOL CAMERA SRAY PRECEDING BILATERAL MEETING)

TBD PM Secretary Clinton holds a bilateral meeting with UAE Foreign Minister Abdullah bin Zayed, at Lancaster House, London.
(POOL CAMERA SRAY PRECEDING BILATERAL MEETING)

TBD PM Secretary Clinton holds a bilateral meeting with Egyptian Foreign Minister Mohamed Kamel Amr, at Lancaster House, London.
(POOL CAMERA SRAY PRECEDING BILATERAL MEETING)

TBD PM Secretary Clinton holds a bilateral meeting with Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan, at Lancaster House, London.
(POOL CAMERA SRAY PRECEDING BILATERAL MEETING)

TBD PM Secretary Clinton holds a bilateral meeting with Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, at Lancaster House, London.
(POOL CAMERA SRAY PRECEDING BILATERAL MEETING)

TBD PM Secretary Clinton holds a bilateral meeting with Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni, at Lancaster House, London.
(POOL CAMERA SRAY PRECEDING BILATERAL MEETING)

TBD PM Secretary Clinton holds a solo press availability, at the Foreign Commonwealth Office, London.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS


10:00 a.m. Deputy Secretary Burns meets with Italian Under Secretary of State Marta Dassu, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:45 a.m. Deputy Secretary Burns meets with Estonian Ambassador Marina Kaljurand, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:30 a.m. Deputy Secretary Burns meets with USAID Deputy Administrator Donald Steinberg, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:00 p.m. Deputy Secretary Burns attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

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

DEPUTY SECRETARY TOM NIDES

7:30 a.m.
Deputy Secretary Nides holds a video conference with Embassy Kabul and USAID.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:00 a.m. Deputy Secretary Nides hosts an interagency Law of the Sea meeting, at the Department of State
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m
. Deputy Secretary Nides meets with Under Secretary Kennedy, Deputy Director of Foreign Assistance Rob Goldberg, and Barbara Retzlaff, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:30 p.m. Deputy Secretary Nides meets with members of the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJ SHAH

10:00 a.m.
Administrator Shah attends the USAID Counter-Trafficking in Persons Policy Launch event, at the White House. Please click here for more information.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)
Please click here to watch a live streaming of the event.

11:30 a.m. Administrator Shah speaks with Treasury Under Secretary for International Affairs Lael Brainard.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

12:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Hormats delivers remarks at a policy luncheon with members of the U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION AFFAIRS ESTHER BRIMMER

8:15 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Brimmer delivers remarks to students at the National War College, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

3:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Brimmer meets with UN Association of the USA (UNA-USA) Executive Director Patrick Madden, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL NARCOTICS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT AFFAIRS WILLIAM BROWNFIELD

11:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Brownfield meets with Colombian Minister of Defense Juan Carlos Pinzón Bueno, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AFFAIRS KURT CAMPBELL


Assistant Secretary Campbell is on foreign travel to Brussels and London through February 23 to meet with senior representatives from the European Union. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR AFRICAN AFFAIRS JOHNNIE CARSON

Assistant Secretary Carson joins Secretary Clinton on foreign travel in London, UK. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR NEAR EASTERN AFFAIRS JEFFREY FELTMAN

Assistant Secretary Feltman joins Secretary Clinton on foreign travel in London, UK. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS JOSE FERNANDEZ

12:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Fernandez participates in a meeting with members of the Atlantic Council, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Fernandez meets with Ambassador to Spain and Andorra Alan Solomont, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Fernandez speaks with Linda Eddleman of the Trust for the Americas.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ACTING ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC AFFAIRS MIKE HAMMER


Acting Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs Mike Hammer is on domestic travel to Denver and Boulder, Colorado through February 24 where he will meet with students, academics, civic leaders, and media.

5:00 p.m. Acting Assistant Secretary Hammer gives a presentation on U.S. foreign policy priorities to the Global Studies Residential Academic Program at the University of Colorado Boulder.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ACTING ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

2:00 p.m.
Acting Assistant Secretary Jacobson participates in the Colombia High-Level Strategic Security Dialogue, at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

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


Assistant Secretary Jones returns from foreign travel to Ethiopia, Tanzania and Kenya. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS AND LABOR MICHAEL POSNER

8:30 a.m. Assistant Secretary Posner participates in an Interagency Working Group meeting on China, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Posner meets with Deputy Director of Foreign Assistance Robert Goldberg, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Posner meets with Ambassador-designate Chris Stevens, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL-MILITARY AFFAIRS ANDREW SHAPIRO

9:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Shapiro meets with Colombian Minister of Defense Juan Carlos Pinzón Bueno, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE TO MONITOR AND COMBAT TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS LUIS CDEBACA

10:00 a.m. Ambassador CdeBaca joins Administrator Shah for the USAID Counter-Trafficking in Persons Policy Launch event, at the White House. Please click here for more information.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)
Please click here to watch a live streaming of the event.

5:30 p.m. Ambassador CdeBaca delivers remarks at President Lincoln's Cottage for the opening of an exhibit on modern slavery, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

GLOBAL AIDS COORDINATOR AMBASSADOR ERIC GOOSBY


6:30 p.m. Ambassador Goosby participates in an event honoring the Global Health Corps’ cultivation of the next generation of global health leaders in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

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

4:00 p.m.
Ambassador Verveer meets with designer and humanitarian Zolaykha Sherzad of Zarif Designs to discuss female entrepreneurs, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:30 p.m.
Ambassador Verveer receives an award and delivers remarks at the Futures Without Violence’s first annual award ceremony recognizing excellence in public service, sponsored by the Inter-American Development Bank, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

6: 30 p.m.
Ambassador Verveer delivers remarks at a Global Health Corps reception, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE IN THE OFFICE OF GLOBAL CRIMINAL JUSTICE STEPHEN RAPP


Ambassador Rapp is on foreign travel to the Netherlands, Belgium, Switzerland and the UK through February 24.

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS KRIS BALDERSTON

12:00 p.m. Special Representative Balderston participates in a roundtable discussion hosted by the International diaspora Engagement Alliance (IdEA), in Stanford, California.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL INTERGOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS RETA JO LEWIS

10:00 a.m. Special Representative Lewis meets with Lezli Baskerville and Napoleon Moses of the National Association of Equal Opportunity in Higher Education (NAFEO), at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:00 a.m.
Special Representative Lewis meets with Department of Commerce SelectUSA Executive Director Barry Johnson, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:30 p.m.
Special Representative Lewis meets with the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) Deputy Secretary General Ranjana Khana, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m. Special Representative Lewis meets with Ted Dean of BDA, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m. Special Representative Lewis meets with representatives from the Georgia Governor’s office, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING JAKE SULLIVAN

Director of Policy Planning Sullivan joins Secretary Clinton on foreign travel. Please click here for more information.

PRESS BRIEFING SCHEDULE

12:00 p.m. Daily Press Briefing with Deputy Spokesperson Mark Toner



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