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Public Schedule for May 2, 2012


Public Schedule
Washington, DC
May 2, 2012

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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
WEDNESDAY MAY 2, 2012


SECRETARY HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON

Secretary Clinton is in Beijing, China for the fourth joint meeting of the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED). She is accompanied by Deputy Secretary Burns, Under Secretary Hormats, Under Secretary Sonenshine, Ambassador Marshall, Assistant Secretary Campbell, Assistant Secretary Posner, Assistant Secretary Stock, Ambassador Verveer, Special Representative Balderston, Special Representative Lewis, Coordinator Painter, Special Envoy Pascual, Special Envoy Stern, Special Envoy Princeton Lyman, Spokesperson Nuland, Director Sullivan, VADM Harry B. Harris, Jr., JCS, and White House Senior Director for Asian Affairs Dan Russel. Please click here for more information.

6:30 p.m. Secretary Clinton attends a dinner hosted by State Councilor Dai Bingguo, in Beijing, China.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS


Deputy Secretary Burns is on foreign travel in China through May 3 for the 2nd U.S.-China Strategic Security Dialogue (SSD) and the 4th annual U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED). Please click here for more information.

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 delivers remarks at a roundtable on economic statecraft, tackling corruption, and protecting intellectual property, at the Department of State. The event, co-hosted by CREATe.org, brings together industry leaders and policymakers working on these issues.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m.
Deputy Secretary Nides meets with Acting Secretary General of the Democratic Party of Japan Shinji Tarutoko, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJ SHAH

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

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN


Under Secretary Sherman is on foreign travel in Berlin, Germany through May 4 for consultations on bilateral and regional issues with her counterparts and to speak at the Daimler U.S.-European Forum on Global Issues.

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

Under Secretary Hormats is on foreign travel in Beijing, China to participate in the 4th annual U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED). Please click here for more information.

8:45 a.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Hormats participates in the U.S.-China Innovation Dialogue and delivers brief remarks, in Beijing, China.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

TBD
Under Secretary Hormats meets with National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) Vice Chairman Zhu Zhixin, in Bejing, China.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS TARA SONENSHINE


Under Secretary Sonenshine is on foreign travel in Beijing, China to lead the U.S. delegation to the 3rd annual U.S.-China High-Level Consultation on People-to-People Exchange (CPE). Please click here for more information.

ACTING UNDER SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY ROSE GOTTEMOELLER

Acting Under Secretary Gottemoeller is on foreign travel to Ankara, Turkey and Vienna, Austria through May 4 to meet with counterparts and discuss conventional and nuclear arms control issues.

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL AMBASSADOR CAPRICIA PENAVIC MARSHALL

Ambassador Marshall accompanies Secretary Clinton on foreign travel in Beijing, China. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR CONFLICT AND STABILIZATION OPERATIONS RICK BARTON

11:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Barton meets with UN Assistant Secretary-General for the Rule of Law and Security Institutions Dmitry Titov, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION AFFAIRS ESTHER BRIMMER


Assistant Secretary Brimmer is on foreign travel in Tunis, Tunisia through May 6 to represent the U.S. at UNESCO’s World Press Freedom Day conference. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL NARCOTICS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT AFFAIRS WILLIAM BROWNFIELD

Assistant Secretary Brownfield is on foreign travel in Afghanistan to meet with senior government officials.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AFFAIRS KURT CAMPBELL

Assistant Secretary Campbell is on foreign travel in Beijing, China to participate in the 4th annual U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED). Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS JOSE FERNANDEZ

11:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Fernandez meets with representatives from the Pharmaceutical Researchers and Manufacturers of America, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:50 a.m. Assistant Secretary Fernandez delivers remarks at the roundtable event, “Safeguarding Intellectual Property and Preventing Corruption in Global Markets,” at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Fernandez participates in a roundtable discussion, “Countering Criminal Violence in Central America,” at the Council on Foreign Relations in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

3:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Fernandez participates in a meeting with Food and Drug Administration Deputy Commissioner for Global Regulatory Operations and Policy Deb Autor, at the Food and Drug Administration in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EUROPEAN AND EURASIAN AFFAIRS PHILIP GORDON

Assistant Secretary Gordon is on foreign travel to Berlin, Germany and Madrid, Spain through May 8. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

9:30 a.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson meets with Argentine Ambassador to the U.S. Jorge Argüello, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson briefs the 27 EU Ambassadors and Deputy Chiefs of Mission to the U.S., at the EU Mission, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

7:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson attends an event hosted by the American Jewish Council, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

COORDINATOR FOR INTERNATIONAL INFORMATION PROGRAMS DAWN MCCALL


Coordinator McCall meets with media industry executives in New York City to discuss social media trends and media consumption behavior in today’s changing media environment.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POPULATION, REFUGEES AND MIGRATION ANNE CLAIRE RICHARD

Assistant Secretary Richard is on foreign travel to Switzerland, Iraq, and Jordan through May 10. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS ANN STOCK

Assistant Secretary Stock is on foreign travel in Beijing, China to participate in the 3rd annual U.S.-China High-Level Consultation on People-to-People Exchange (CPE). Please click here for more information.

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

6:30 p.m.
Ambassador Goosby participates in an event honoring two decades of work by the Treatment Action Group, an independent AIDS research and policy think tank advocating for improved treatment and a cure for HIV/AIDS, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

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

Ambassador Verveer is on foreign travel in Beijing, China through May 5 to attend the 4th annual U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED) and 3rd annual U.S.-China High-Level Consultation on People-to-People Exchange (CPE), where she will convene the 4th annual US-China Women’s Leadership and Exchange Dialogue. Please click here for more information.

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS KRIS BALDERSTON

Special Representative Balderston is on foreign travel in Beijing, China to participate in the U.S.-China Joint Commission Meeting and present on the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves. Please click here for more information.

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL INTERGOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS RETA JO LEWIS

Special Representative Lewis is on foreign travel in Beijing, China to attend the 4th annual U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED). Please click here for more information.

SPECIAL ENVOY AND COORDINATOR FOR INTERNATIONAL ENERGY AFFAIRS CARLOS PASCUAL

Ambassador Pascual is on foreign travel in Beijing, China through to attend the 4th annual U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED). Please click here for more information.

SPECIAL ENVOY TO MONITOR AND COMBAT ANTI-SEMITISM HANNAH ROSENTHAL

3:30 p.m. Special Envoy Rosenthal meets with members of the Venezuelan Jewish Federation, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

8:00 p.m. Special Envoy Rosenthal delivers remarks at an event hosted by the American Jewish Committee Global Forum, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING JAKE SULLIVAN


Director Sullivan accompanies Secretary Clinton on foreign travel. Please click here for more information.

PRESS BRIEFING SCHEDULE

1:00 p.m. Daily Press Briefing with Deputy Spokesperson Mark Toner



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