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Public Schedule for March 15, 2012


Public Schedule
Washington, DC
March 15, 2012

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SECRETARY HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON

9:15 a.m. Secretary Clinton meets with the regional bureau secretaries, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

9:50 a.m. Secretary Clinton meets with students from the U.S. Marine Corps War College, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:15 a.m. Secretary Clinton chairs the annual meeting of the President’s Interagency Task Force To Monitor and Combat Trafficking In Persons, at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
For media information, contact Tim Mulvey mulveyt@state.gov or 202-679-9522.
The event will be streamed live at whitehouse.gov.


1:00 p.m. Secretary Clinton holds a meeting with Moroccan Foreign Minister Saad-Eddine Al-Othmani, at the Department of State.
(CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING BILATERAL MEETING)
Pre-set time for cameras: 12:30 p.m. from the 23rd Street Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 12:45 p.m.
from the 23rd Street Lobby.

TBD PM Secretary Clinton meets with OIC Secretary General Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:15 p.m.
Secretary Clinton meets with George Clooney and Cofounder of the Enough Project, John Prendergast, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS

9:00 a.m. Deputy Secretary Burns attends a meeting at the White House.
(PRESS DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

10:30 a.m. Deputy Secretary Burns delivers remarks at the Bureau of International Organization Affairs Chiefs of Mission Conference, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:15 a.m. Deputy Secretary Burns delivers remarks at the Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs Chiefs of Mission Conference, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:10 p.m.
Deputy Secretary Burns meets with Moroccan Foreign Minister Saad-Eddine Al-Othmani, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE).

2:45 p.m. Deputy Secretary Burns meets with Ambassador to Afghanistan Ryan Crocker, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:30 p.m.
Deputy Secretary Burns delivers remarks at the Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs Chiefs of Mission Conference, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:15 p.m.
Deputy Secretary Burns delivers remarks at the Bureau of African Affairs Chiefs of Mission Conference, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:30 p.m
. Deputy Secretary Burns meets with U.S. Consul General in Jerusalem, Daniel Rubinstein, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY TOM NIDES

8:00 a.m. Deputy Secretary Nides speaks with Deputy National Security Advisor Michael Froman.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

8:30 a.m. Deputy Secretary Nides delivers remarks at the Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs Chiefs of Mission Opening Session, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

9:00 a.m.
Deputy Secretary Nides delivers remarks at the Bureau of International Organization Affairs Chiefs of Mission Conference, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

9:30 a.m. Deputy Secretary Nides meets with Special Representative for Afghanistan and Head of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan Jan Kubis, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:00 a.m. Deputy Secretary Nides speaks with members of the American Foreign Service Association, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY AFSA)

12:00 p.m. Deputy Secretary Nides meets with U.S. Ambassador to Jordan Stuart Jones, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:00 p.m. Deputy Secretary Nides meets with U.S. Ambassador to Israel Daniel Shapiro, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m. Deputy Secretary Nides meets with Richard Sheridan and Hubertus van der Vaart of the Small Enterprise Assistance Fund, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:30 p.m. Deputy Secretary Nides meets with Director of Foreign Assistance Rob Goldberg, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:15 p.m. Deputy Secretary Nides meets with Acting Under Secretary for Defense Jim Miller, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:15 p.m. Deputy Secretary Nides attends a groundbreaking ceremony at the new Moroccan Embassy with Moroccan Foreign Minister Saad-Eddine Al-Othmani, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY MOROCCAN EMBASSY)

USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJ SHAH

10:00 a.m.
Administrator Shah joins Secretary Clinton’s meeting of the President’s Interagency Task Force To Monitor and Combat Trafficking In Persons, at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
For media information, contact Tim Mulvey mulveyt@state.gov or 202-679-9522.
The event will be streamed live at whitehouse.gov.

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN

5:30 p.m.
Under Secretary Sherman meets with Chinese Ambassador Zhang Yesui, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

10:30 a.m. Under Secretary Hormats meets with U.S. Ambassador to Australia Jeffrey Bleich, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:00 a.m. Under Secretary Hormats participates in the Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs Chiefs of Mission Conference, in Washington, DC. Please click here for more information.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:30 p.m. Under Secretary Hormats meets with U.S. Ambassador to Greece Daniel Smith, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m. Under Secretary Hormats speaks with Tenley Albright of MIT Collaborative Initiatives, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Hormats meets with European Council President Herman Van Rompuy and Head of Cabinet Franciskus van Daele, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:30 p.m. Under Secretary Hormats attends an event in honor of the American Council on Germany’s 60th Anniversary, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

10:00 a.m.
Under Secretary Otero joins Secretary Clinton’s meeting of the President’s Interagency Task Force To Monitor and Combat Trafficking In Persons, at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
For media information, contact Tim Mulvey mulveyt@state.gov or 202-679-9522.
The event will be streamed live at whitehouse.gov.


ACTING UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS KATHLEEN STEPHENS

11:15 a.m.
Acting Under Secretary Stephens participates in a panel on “Advancing Innovative Ideas in Public Diplomacy” hosted by the Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs Chiefs of Mission Conference, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:15 p.m.
Acting Under Secretary Stephens participates in a session of the Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs Chiefs of Mission Conference, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS ROBERT BLAKE

Assistant Secretary Blake participates in the Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs Chiefs of Mission Conference. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION AFFAIRS ESTHER BRIMMER

Assistant Secretary Brimmer participates in the Global Chiefs of Mission Conference as well as sessions of the Bureau of International Organization Affairs Chiefs of Mission Conference. Please click here for more information.

8:30 a.m. Assistant Secretary Brimmer delivers remarks at the Bureau of African Affairs Chiefs of Mission Conference, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL NARCOTICS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT AFFAIRS WILLIAM BROWNFIELD

10:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Brownfield meets with El Salvadoran Ambassador to the U.S. Francisco Altschul Fuentes, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Brownfield meets with Oliver Pastrano Garza, Honduran Executive Security Advisor to Honduras Ambassador, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR AFRICAN AFFAIRS JOHNNIE CARSON

Assistant Secretary Carson leads the Bureau of African Affairs Chiefs of Mission Conference, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AND NONPROLIFERATION TOM COUNTRYMAN

Assistant Secretary Countryman attends the G-8 Nonproliferation Directors Group meeting, in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR NEAR EASTERN AFFAIRS JEFFREY FELTMAN

1:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Feltman participates in Secretary Clinton’s meeting with Moroccan Foreign Minister Saad-Eddine Al-Othmani, at the Department of State.
(CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING BILATERAL MEETING)
Pre-set time for cameras: 12:30 p.m. from the 23rd Street Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 12:45 p.m.
from the 23rd Street Lobby

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EUROPEAN AND EURASIAN AFFAIRS PHIL GORDON

8:30 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Gordon delivers remarks at the event, “Putin’s Return: The Political and Commercial Implications for America,” at the Bipartisan Policy Center. Please click here for more information.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)
Please contact Joann Donnellan at Joann@jdmediapr.com for more information on attending.

ACTING ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

Acting Assistant Secretary Jacobson leads the Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs Chiefs of Mission Conference, in Washington, DC. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS AND LABOR MICHAEL POSNER

Assistant Secretary Posner meets with a variety of ambassadors and participates in the Global Chiefs of Mission Conference, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.

7:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Posner delivers remarks to students at the Benjamin N. Cardozo Law School, in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL-MILITARY AFFAIRS ANDREW SHAPIRO


Assistant Secretary Shapiro is on foreign travel in Israel through March 15 to lead the U.S. delegation to the U.S.-Israel Joint Political-Military Group. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS ANN STOCK

1:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Stock meets with Clive Gillinson of Carnegie Hall to discuss international cultural exchanges, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Stock meets with U.S. Ambassador to South Korea Sung Kim, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Stock meets with U.S. Ambassador to Algeria Henry Ensher, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POPULATION, REFUGEES AND MIGRATION DAVID ROBINSON

2:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Robinson meets with Special Representative for Afghanistan and Head of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan Jan Kubis, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE AND COORDINATOR FOR COUNTERTERRORISM DANIEL BENJAMIN


11:00 a.m. Ambassador Benjamin meets with Moroccan Foreign Minister Saad-Eddine Al-Othmani, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

7:30 p.m. Ambassador Benjamin attends a dinner hosted by Moroccan Ambassador to the U.S. Rachad Bouhlal in honor of Moroccan Foreign Minister Saad-Eddine Al-Othmani in Bethesda, Maryland.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

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

10:15 a.m.
Ambassador-at-Large CdeBaca joins Secretary Clinton’s meeting of the President’s Interagency Task Force To Monitor and Combat Trafficking In Persons, at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
For media information, contact Tim Mulvey mulveyt@state.gov or 202-679-9522.
The event will be streamed live at whitehouse.gov.


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

7:15 a.m.
Ambassador Goosby hosts a reception for ambassadors from PEPFAR countries during the Global Chiefs of Mission Conference, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:00 a.m. Ambassador Goosby meets with U.S. Ambassador to South Africa Donald Gips to discuss recent PEPFAR activities, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:30 a.m. Ambassador Goosby meets with U.S. Ambassador to Lesotho Michele Thoren Bond to discuss recent PEPFAR activities, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:30 p.m. Ambassador Goosby delivers a briefing to participants of the Bureau of African Affairs Chiefs of Mission on the Global Health Initiative, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

OFFICE OF GLOBAL CRIMINAL JUSTICE, AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE STEPHEN RAPP


Ambassador Rapp is on foreign travel in the Netherlands, Turkey, Jordan, United Kingdom and France through March 17.

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

1:30 p.m. Ambassador Verveer meets with Special Representative of Japan for Afghanistan and Pakistan Ambassador Tadamichi Yamamoto, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:30 p.m. Ambassador Verveer leads a discussion on empowering women and girls at a session of the Bureau of East Asian and the Pacific Affairs Chiefs of Mission Conference, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:30 p.m. Ambassador Verveer meets with U.S. Ambassador to Mexico Earl Wayne and Mexican Ambassador to the U.S. Arturo Sarukhan, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL INTERGOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS RETA JO LEWIS

1:30 p.m.
Special Representative Lewis meets with Brazilian Director for U.S. and Canadian Affairs Carlos Abreu, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING JAKE SULLIVAN

1:15 p.m.
Director of Policy Planning Sullivan meets with U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan Ryan Crocker, 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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