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Public Schedule for April 13, 2012


Public Schedule
Washington, DC
April 13, 2012

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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
FRIDAY, APRIL 13, 2012


SECRETARY HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON

Secretary Clinton is on foreign travel in Cartagena, Colombia. Secretary Clinton is accompanied by Under Secretary Otero, Assistant Secretary Fernandez, Assistant Secretary Jacobson, Ambassador Marshall, Ambassador Pascual, Ambassador Verveer, Spokesperson Nuland, and Director Sullivan. Please click here for more information.

11:45 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Clinton attends the Summit of the Americas Civil Society meeting, in Cartagena, Colombia.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Clinton attends the launch of “Connect 2022” Initiative at CEO Summit, in Cartagena, Colombia.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

3:30 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Clinton holds a meeting with Foreign Minister Maria Angela Holguin, in Cartagena, Colombia.
(CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING MEETING)

4:20 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Clinton participates in a WeAmericas Womens Entrepreneurship Event, in Cartagena, Colombia.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

7:15 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Clinton meets with members of the U.S. Congressional delegation, in Cartagena, Colombia.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

8:30 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Clinton attends a dinner for Heads of State and Foreign Ministers, in Cartagena, Colombia.
(MEDIA TO BE DETERMINED BY HOST)

DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS

3:45 p.m.
Deputy Secretary Burns delivers remarks to the Pinnacle Fellows, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY TOM NIDES

10:30 a.m. Deputy Secretary Nides meets with Director of Foreign Assistance Rob Goldberg, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:30 p.m. Deputy Secretary Nides meets with UK Ambassador to the U.S. Sir Peter Westmacott, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS TARA SONENSHINE

2:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Sonenshine represents the Department of State at the Task Force on Travel and Competitiveness with Commerce Secretary John Bryson and Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, at the Department of Commerce.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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


Under Secretary Otero accompanies Secretary Clinton on foreign travel to Cartagena, Colombia and Brasilia, Brazil to participate in the Sixth Summit of the Americas and the U.S.-Brazil Global Partnership Dialogue. Please click here for more information.

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL AMBASSADOR CAPRICIA PENAVIC MARSHALL

Ambassador Marshall accompanies President Obama and Secretary Clinton on foreign travel in Cartagena, Colombia.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL NARCOTICS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT AFFAIRS WILLIAM BROWNFIELD

3:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Brownfield meets with U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria Terence McCulley, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AND NONPROLIFERATION TOM COUNTRYMAN

12:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Countryman meets with Department of Energy Deputy Secretary Daniel Poneman, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS JOSE FERNANDEZ

Assistant Secretary Fernandez accompanies Secretary Clinton on foreign travel in Cartagena, Colombia to participate in the Sixth Summit of the Americas. The U.S. Summit delegation, led by President Obama, will meet with democratically elected heads of state and government from throughout the Hemisphere to strengthen ties, expand partnerships, and continue progress in economic growth, social inclusion, and citizen security. Please click here for more information.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

Assistant Secretary Jacobson accompanies Secretary Clinton on foreign travel to Cartagena, Colombia and Brasilia, Brazil to participate in the Sixth Summit of the Americas and the U.S.-Brazil Global Partnership Dialogue. Please click here for more information.

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

Assistant Secretary Jones is on foreign travel to San Pedro Sula, Honduras and Brazil. On April 13, Assistant Secretary Jones meets with Honduran business owners participating in clean production efforts under the CAFTA-DR Environmental Cooperation Agreement and will later travel to Brazil to participate in the U.S.-Brazil Global Partnership Dialogue.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS AND LABOR MICHAEL POSNER

9:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Posner meets with Ko Ko Hlaing, Chief Political Advisor to Burmese President Thein Sein, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

8:30 a.m.
Ambassador Goosby meets with the Burmese Minister of Health, Dr. Pe Thet Khin, to share PEPFAR lessons learned in responding to HIV/AIDS, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

Ambassador Verveer accompanies Secretary Clinton on foreign travel through April 16 to Cartagena, Colombia to participate in the Sixth Summit of the Americas. Please click here for more information.

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE TO MUSLIM COMMUNITIES FARAH PANDITH

Special Representative Farah Pandith is on foreign travel in China through April 21 to meet with civil society representatives and to deliver remarks at the Asia Society’s “Women Leaders of New Asia Summit” event.

PRESS BRIEFING SCHEDULE

12:45 p.m. Update: Daily Press Briefing with Deputy Spokesperson Mark Toner



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