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Public Schedule for February 28, 2012


Public Schedule
Washington, DC
February 28, 2012

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SECRETARY HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON

10:00 a.m. Secretary Clinton testifies before the Senate Appropriations Committee Foreign Operations Hearing, on Capitol Hill.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

2:00 p.m. Secretary Clinton testifies before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Hearing, on Capitol Hill.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

7:15 p.m. Secretary Clinton attends Secretary Panetta’s dinner for NATO, at the Department of Defense.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS

10:00 a.m. Deputy Secretary Burns meets with Special Representative for North Korea Policy Glyn Davies, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:30 a.m. Deputy Secretary Burns meets with Dr. Han Duk-soo Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to the United States, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m. Deputy Secretary Burns meets with Joseph Donovan, POLAD to the Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:45 p.m. Deputy Secretary Burns meets with Director of the Carnegie Middle East Center in Beirut, Lebanon Paul Salem, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:30 p.m. Deputy Secretary Burns meets with the Council of Religious Institutions of the Holy Land, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:15 p.m. Deputy Secretary Burns attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY TOM NIDES

Deputy Secretary Nides is on foreign travel to Korea and Japan through March 1. In Korea, he will meet with senior government officials and business leaders to reaffirm support for U.S.-Korea economic and defense cooperation. In Japan, he will do the same, and deliver remarks with 10 U.S. chiefs of mission in the Asia Pacific region to the annual meeting of the Asia-Pacific Council of American Chambers of Commerce in support of the Secretary's economic statecraft agenda. Please click here for more information.

USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJ SHAH

1:15 p.m. Administrator Shah launches the “Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index,” at the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women, in New York City, New York. For more information click here.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN


2:00 p.m. Under Secretary Sherman meets with Bulgarian Ambassador Elena Poptodorova, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m. Under Secretary Sherman discusses her recent trip to Colombia, Mexico, and Brazil with members of the Council of the Americas and the Center for Strategic and International Studies, at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

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


10:00 a.m. Under Secretary Hormats participates in TPCC Principals Meeting, at the Department of Commerce.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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


Under Secretary Otero is on foreign travel to Tunis, Algeria, Morocco, Libya and Geneva through March 5.

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL AMBASSADOR CAPRICIA PENAVIC MARSHALL

Ambassador Marshall leads an Experience America trip to Los Angeles, California with members of the Diplomatic Corps and their spouses through March 3. Experience America trips build relationships, encourage business investment and trade, provide a forum for dialogue, and create opportunities for interchange between Chiefs of Diplomatic Missions and American leaders in a wide array of fields. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS ROBERT BLAKE

10:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Blake hosts a Twitter Session, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Blake meets with Saman Zia-Zarifi of Amnesty International, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Blake meets with Ambassador Richard Boucher, Deputy Secretary General of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION AFFAIRS ESTHER BRIMMER


Assistant Secretary Brimmer is on foreign travel in Geneva, Switzerland to represent the United States at the Urgent Debate on Syria during the High-Level segment of the UN Human Rights Council’s 19th regular session.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL NARCOTICS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT AFFAIRS WILLIAM BROWNFIELD

11:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Brownfield meets with Sweden’s Ambassador for Trafficking Hans Lundborg, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AND NONPROLIFERATION TOM COUNTRYMAN


11:30 a.m. Assistant Secretary Countryman delivers remarks on the upcoming Seoul Nuclear Security Summit to the Fissile Materials Working Group, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS JOSE FERNANDEZ


Assistant Secretary Fernandez is on foreign travel in Doha, Qatar through February 29. This is part of a larger trip to the Gulf region to meet with economic officials and business community representatives to discuss deepening the bilateral trade and investment relationship, Gulf investment in North Africa and participation in the Deauville Partnership, the National Export Initiative, infrastructure and entrepreneurship. Please click here for more information.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ACTING UNDER SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY ROSE GOTTEMOELLER

Acting Under Secretary Gottemoeller is on foreign travel to Ramstein Air Base, Geneva, Berlin, Warsaw, and Vilnius through March 2.

ACTING ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

9:00 a.m. Acting Assistant Secretary Jacobson attends the National Hispanic Leadership Agenda Briefing, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

COORDINATOR FOR INTERNATIONAL INFORMATION PROGRAMS DAWN MCCALL


Coordinator McCall is on foreign travel in Barcelona, Spain to participate in the 2012 Mobile World Congress.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL-MILITARY AFFAIRS ANDREW SHAPIRO

9:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Shapiro attends the U.S.-Brazil Political-Military Dialogue, in Washington DC. Please click here for more information.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE AND U.S. GLOBAL AIDS COORDINATOR ERIC GOOSBY

4:00 p.m.
Ambassador Goosby hosts an interagency meeting with the Board Chair of The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Simon Bland, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

Ambassador Verveer is on travel in New York City through March 2 to co-lead the U.S. Delegation to the 56th Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women and participate in bilateral meetings and side events in support of women’s rights and empowerment. Please click here for more information.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY USUN)

SPECIAL ENVOY TO MONITOR AND COMBAT ANTI-SEMITISM HANNAH ROSENTHAL

3:00 p.m. Special Envoy Rosenthal participates in a roundtable discussion with Filippo Grandi, the Commissioner General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), about human rights curriculum in schools administered by UNRWA, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING JAKE SULLIVAN

6:30 p.m. Director Sullivan delivers remarks to the 2011-2012 Truman-Albright Fellows in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

PRESS BRIEFING SCHEDULE:
THERE WILL NOT BE A DAILY PRESS BRIEFING



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